Business Controller

Helsinki or Porvoo

With over 179,000 employees worldwide and a global turnover of €27 billion, Veolia Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.

The activities in the Nordic region are run through Veolia Nordic AB and its subsidiaries. Veolia Nordic has 1 400 employees and a total turnover of over €400 million. Veolia Nordic is set to achieve significant growth over the next few years. Therefore they are currently expanding the Nordic team and looking for a Business Controller for Utility Solutions business line in the Nordic operations.




We are offering an exciting opportunity to take full responsibility for Veolia Nordic’s Utility Solutions’ business controlling, monthly reporting, budgeting, forecasting, KPI:s as well as reporting development, analysis and overseeing accounting. In addition to your main responsibilities, you will be involved in business development and analyzing with Regional Managers. This specialist role requires constant interaction with all levels of management within the business. You will also be working closely with the team of Controllers and report to the CFO. Your office can be located either in Helsinki or Kilpilahti, Porvoo.

One of your priorities will be to develop Veolia’s systems so that they will meet operational and financial demands. This will require working with various systems and harmonizing processes at the beginning of employment. You will also cover parts of accounting which are currently outsourced.

The Utility Solutions business line is covering Finland, Sweden and Norway thus some travelling is required. Veolia has an aggressive growth plan and they would like for you to join their journey!

We are looking for a professional who has

  • 5+ years of solid working experience in similar roles preferably in an international company
  • Master’s degree or a suitable educational background in Finance
  • basic knowledge of IFRS
  • good Excel (or Google sheets) skills
  • knowledge of some ERP and BI-tools
  • fluent spoken and written Finnish and English language skills but you can impress us also with your Swedish

As a professional, you are a curious, self-guided and well-balanced person who is genuinely interested in learning Veolia’s core business. Your previous working experience has taught you to perform efficiently under pressure and in times of change as well as strive to continuously improve processes. We hope that you also have strong communication and analytical skills and a hands-on attitude.

We offer you an international, dynamic and challenging working environment with possibilities for professional growth. We are proud to have excellent staff benefits including a competitive salary and flexible working hours. We believe that every Veolia staff member, at every level of the company, is a talent. Based on this key principle, Veolia is keen to promote its employees and match them with its entities’ needs.


For further information, please contact Kristiina Lehmus, tel. +358 503964686 or . Please send your application and CV together with your salary request no later than 29.11.2020 HERE.



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