Manager, Business Control

We are now looking for a Manager, Business Control for a fixed term position in Helsinki from 1 September 2021 to 30 September 2022.

Greetings from your future manager

“UPM Energy is a low-emission electricity producer operating on the Nordic power market. This position offers you a wide view on the power market value chain and a possibility to work with highly talented energy market professionals. Looking forward to having you join our team!” – Maija Ruska, Director, Finance & Control and Strategy, Energy Business Area

What you’ll do

As a part of Energy BA’s Finance & Control and Strategy Team this position expands past the classic Business Controller role. Besides being responsible for the business controlling activities of the Energy Business Area you will be strongly involved in the planning and execution of Energy BA’s strategic projects and initiatives. You will play a vital role as the finance contact person and partner for the operational units of the Business Area. In addition, you will work closely with financial services, other internal business organizations and external stakeholders.

Other tasks and responsibilities:

-Energy BA’s performance reviews and analysis, forecasting and budgeting

-Preparing decision-making material for Energy BA’s management regarding financial and strategic topics

-Managing and developing Energy BA’s controls and processes

-Developing and improving Energy BA’s financial tools and processes

-Ad hoc financial analysis, scenario and what-if analysis

-Active role in asset valuations and business modeling

Who you are

-You have a Master’s degree in relevant studies (e.g. Accounting or Finance)

-You have good understanding and at least five years of experience of business control processes (e.g. budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis) and the necessary tools and systems (e.g. HFM, SAP)

-You have good understanding of the Nordic electricity market and financial derivatives, and experience in corporate restructuring or M&A is considered an asset

-You have excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills. Experience in accounting-related, data processing and/or visualization tools (Microsoft Power BI) is considered a benefit

-In order to succeed in this position, you are a highly motivated and proactive person with strong strategic thinking capabilities, analytical skills and capability to take ownership

-You have good influencing and communications skills and have the ability to summarize essentials

-You have good written and spoken command of Finnish and English

This is what we offer for you

-Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company’s values.

-Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.

-Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.

-Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.

Please notice that we will go through the applications already during the application period and may invite candidates for interviews already before the end of the application time.

UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.

UPM Energy is the second largest electricity producer in Finland. It generates zero-carbon electricity in its own and co-owned power plants. In addition, UPM Energy’s operations include physical electricity and financial portfolio management as well as services to industrial electricity consumers and producers.


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