Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Concept Owner, Financial Instruments, Finance (Leap Forward program)

Business line: Corporate Functions
Country: Finland
Location: Any major Valmet location in Finland
Job description: Business process transformation project Leap Forward is running full speed ahead. This transformation program is rolling out new processes and will cover every part of Valmet’s business and set the foundation for our business in the future.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic Concept Owner with project manager skills to join our Finance team. In this position, you will report to Terttu Heikkonen, Global Process Owner, Finance.

What will you do in the role?
• Lead and coordinate finance risks and global payment process requirements into functional information system specifications and concepts globally
• Work across all functional teams within LEAP program
• Together with Treasury and Group finance drive the change in automating and harmonizing processes
• Contribute to process development by providing information about system possibilities and restrictions
• Support IT system integrations in own area
• Work in close collaboration with other Leap processes, business and Group Finance
• Plan, design and participate to global testing and validation of test results
• Communicate, train and support changes in concept
• Document and update concepts
• Organize and hold classroom trainings and create e-learning materials
• Collect lessons learned for executed projects for continuous improvement for solution areas
• Provide support for problems that are rising from production environment; provide know how on concept, related applications and processes
Requirements: • Master’s Degree in relevant topic
• 5 years+ applicable business experience, with at least part in an international, multicultural matrix type organization
• Good communication and networking skills
• A deep understanding of Finance process related applications
• Demonstrable record of mapping processes leading to improvements
• Experience in writing user documentation
• Project leadership skills and experience
• LEAN methodology knowledge would be an advantage
• Previous training or coaching experience an advantage
• Fluent English language skills both written and verbal
• Ability and capability to travel globally
We offer: The unique opportunity to make a real difference to our business and grow your career in a truly global environment.

Does this sound interesting to you? We encourage you to send your application as soon as possible but no later than Monday 18th of December 2017.
Additional information: For more information, please contact Terttu Heikkonen, Global Process Owner, Finance (, +358 40 582 8867).

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