Accounts Payable Assistant

 Are you in the beginning of your career and willing to grow up as an expert in accounts payable? Are you looking for a new opportunity in the field of financial processes in an organization that strongly supports professional growth?

VTT is one of the leading applied research organisations in Europe. What unites us are curiosity, a passion for learning and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2000 brilliant minds is focused on creating impact through science-based innovation. Get to know us further by exploring VTT’s research infra at VTT World

We are now looking for Accounts Payable Assistant to join us.

In this position, you will have an essential role in processing the VTT’s purchase invoices and assisting in accounts payable team’s daily tasks. The final responsibilities will be adjusted according to the person’s expertise and professional development. The most important thing is that you are willing to learn and develop your skills further.

The Accounts Payable team provides timely and high-quality services on handling purchase invoices, travel claims and payments so that other VTT’ers can focus on VTT’s bigger mission of solving global challenges through science and technology. The special feature of the parent company’s, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, finance is the separation of economic and non-economic activities as well as unusual VAT treatment. Many sources of research funding from government grants to domestic and international public and private funders also place their own requirements on accounting and taxation.

Your responsibilities as Accounts Payable Assistant:

  • Processing the purchase invoices in Rondo
  • Verifying and matching invoices with purchase orders
  • Ensuring the accuracy of the postings
  • Preparing for the monthly closings
  • Contacting vendors and other stakeholders
  • Other team’s tasks

Who we are looking for:

  • You can be just graduated or a beginner in finance - at VTT you will have a great opportunity to grow up as an expert in accounts payable and a chance to develop the processes together with the support of an experienced team
  • You have a degree in Financial Administration eg. Vocational Qualification in Business Administration or Bachelor of Business Administration
  • You have an understanding on the basics of accounting and taxation
  • Capability to learn different systems and to use them efficiently
  • Familiarity with the systems we use (Oracle EBS, Rondo, Nomentia and M2) is an advantage
  • Fluent Finnish and English is needed as a working language

As a person, we hope that you are:

  • Open, proactive, and positive. You are willing to learn, take new challenges, and interested in development of the processes.
  • We are looking for a person who is service-oriented and takes independent responsibility of different tasks.
    We hope that you enjoy teamwork and promote collaboration with your colleagues and other stakeholders.

With VTT, you’ll enjoy:

  • An inspiring community. VTT houses all the cutting-edge fields of innovation from quantum technology to synthetic biology under one roof. As a professional at VTT, you’ll get to witness and influence the future of science and technology as it happens. 
  • Career and learning opportunities. As a scientific expert organisation, we put a lot of emphasis on learning and development, and support our people in reaching their full potential. People tend to stay at VTT for more than 10 years, as we offer opportunities to develop and grow into new responsibilities. If you’re curious, ambitious and willing to learn, VTT is the place to take your career to the next level.
  • Support for your well-being. Our people are our main asset, so we take good care of them. We aim to nurture great team spirit and leadership and offer versatile well-being services to enable a good work–life balance. On top of 6 weeks of paid holidays we offer exercise and culture benefits, hobby clubs, and voluntary well-being services such as meditation programmes and trainings on cognitive ergonomics.

Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!

Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 19 September 2021. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.  

Interested and want to know more?

For further information, please contact Team Leader, Accounts Payable Anni Inkinen, 10.9.2021 9:00-10:00 or 14.9.2021 14:00-15:00 mobile +358407367937

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Employment type: Full-time, Permanent


VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

Location: Tekniikantie 21, Espoo


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