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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Accountant (temporary)

Business line: Corporate Functions
Country: Finland
Location: Jyväskylä
Job description: Are you ready to take your next career step? We are now looking for an Accountant to join our General Ledger team in Financial Services, EMEA in Jyväskylä for a 1 year temporary position. The team provides general ledger and fixed assets services to Valmet units in Finland. Financial Services, EMEA in Jyväskylä also provides accounts receivable, cash management, accounts payable and travel and expenses services to Valmet’s businesses in Europe.

Your main tasks will include:
-Maintenance, analysis and management of financial accounting data
-Period end closing activities, reconciliations and monthly reporting
-Participation in interim and annual financial statements
-Preparation of vat declarations (domestic and foreign)
-Preparation of journals
-Participation in system and process development projects
-Other tasks related to general ledger, taxes and asset accounting
Requirements: To be successful in this position, you need to have:
- Relevant educational degree
- 3-4 years experience in general ledger, asset accounting and statutory reporting
- Domestic and foreign vat knowledge
- Flexibility and good co-operation skills
- Ability to work independently and willingness to help colleagues to reach team targets
- Fluent written and spoken command of English and Finnish

You are meticulous, precise and accurate and work well with details and you bring new ideas with you. Experience in using finance applications like SAP and Baan is regarded as an asset. Excellent Excel skills will also be regarded as an asset.
We offer: We offer a great place to work, an international business environment and good opportunities for competence development. You will be part of our team of 12 accounting professionals.
Additional information: For further information, please contact Merja Kemppainen, Manager, Accounting, tel + 358 400 741519 or by e-mail:

Please apply by February 21th, 2018 by filling out our electronic application, with your CV in English attached.

Valmet Finland is a smoke-free workplace.

The collective agreement for salaried employees will be applied to this position.