Accountant, Invoicing

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Application deadline 2018-06-27
Position description Wärtsilä Shared Service Center (WSSC) assists the Wärtsilä companies in financial accounting tasks, such as accounts payable and travel expense reports, as well as handling incoming and outgoing payments, customer invoicing, and providing services within vendor master data maintenance and operational indirect purchasing. WSSC is also handling period end closing, general ledger postings, reporting, fixed asset accounting and admin billing tasks.

WSSC Invoicing team is handling customer invoicing and related activities. The team is now looking for an Accountant, Invoicing. The position is temporary (15 months) and located in Vaasa, Finland.

Location: Vaasa, Finland
Responsibilities - Creating customer invoices both to internal and external customers globally
- Ensuring fulfilment of local legal invoicing requirements
- Ensuring correct invoicing values to ensure correct revenues/costs and margin
- Ensuring effective and timely invoicing according to agreed time schedules
- Distributing invoices to customers according to agreed way
- Identifying, investigating and determining root causes and corrective actions related to invoicing bottlenecks
- Assisting network companies and WSSC personnel in questions related to invoicing processes
- Making corrections according to requests
- Period end activities related to invoicing
- Participating in development projects related to harmonization of invoicing processes
- Improving the process by effective and active teamwork
Requirements - B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Economics
- Knowledge and experience of work tasks related to Financial Accounting
- Knowledge and experience of SAP FI module
- Experience of working in Wärtsilä Shared Service Center with financial processes
- Previous experience of working with customer invoicing related tasks is seen as an advantage
- Knowledge of SAP SD module is an advantage
- Good communication and coordination skills
- Good team player
- Positive attitude and pro-active thinking, initiative taking, self-going, fast learner, flexibility
- Systematic and organised way of working
- Excellent customer service skills
- Advanced skills in English. Finnish and Swedish language skills are advantages.
Contact person to give further information Jenni Salmela-Luoma, Manager, Invoicing
Country Finland
Job area Finance & Control