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Project Controller

Are you a finance professional who is motivated by working with customer projects? Do you enjoy working close to business and can offer high quality financial support to ensure profitability?


Valmet's Board and Paper Mills business unit is the industry's leading board and paper technology supplier. Through Valmet global network we provide new board and paper lines, rebuilds and single equipment for our customers. Annually we run on average a half a dozen new line, dozen major rebuild and more than hundred single section or equipment delivery projects.


We are looking for a business-oriented Project Controller to work with project managers and project management in project financials in our customer projects.

As a Project Controller your responsibilities are business support and partnering in project controlling, financial reporting and analyzing. You will lead project estimation in your projects according to tight financial schedules and manage discussions around financial performance. 


Your responsibilities include:

  • Customer project controlling including project estimates, actual costs, recognition, project risk and opportunities, project structures and project budgets
  • Preparation and coordination of change management and forecasts on your projects
  • Coordinating project estimation network in your projects
  • Preparing and validating monthly reporting
  • Supporting project managers with project execution in project finance
  • Accurate and timely project preparation for monthly reporting 

Who is the professional we are looking for?


To be successful in this position, you should have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in finance or business administration. You have at least couple of years of experience in finance or controlling roles. Your systematic way of working enables you to keep tight schedules, and you enjoy working in a dynamic business environment. Furthermore, you are working independently but you will collaborate with a wide stakeholder network and participate actively project financial processes, so good teamwork and as well as influencing skills are essential.


Good Excel skills and fluent English and Finnish are must, and knowledge of ERP systems is seen as an advantage as well as technically oriented mindset. You'll work with recently implemented new ERP system, so an interest in IT systems is beneficial. Your strength is to draw big picture from wide range of details in your projects and project life cycle. You are comfortable with changes and have a positive can-do attitude and eagerness to learn more.


What we offer?


We offer you a true career opportunity with excellent learning environment. Your professional development begins at the day one. We see that this is a great opportunity to work as a business partner to project managers and to move things forward in a global company. You will get a professional and nice multicultural work community to support you on your way.


Position is replacement for two years and it is located in Jyväskylä, Järvenpää or Raisio, Finland.


Additional information


If this sounds like an interesting step on your career, please apply as soon as possible but no later than 21st of August 2022 by filling out our electronic application form via the link provided. Please be sure to include your CV and salary expectation. We will begin reviewing applications already before the application period ends.


Would you like to hear more? For more information about this position, please contact Piia Vienola Senior Project Controller, +358 40 551 8178 on 16th of August at 9-11 or 17th of August at 12-14 or via email


Valmet Finland is a non-smoking workplace.


Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 17,000 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our commitment to moving our customers' performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how - and above all, teamwork.

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Project Controller

Kokopäiväinen, Määräaikainen ja projektityö

Julkaistu 12.08.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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