Back Office Trainee - Helsinki

At CapMan – a Nordic private assets pioneer – we are strengthening our Back Office & Monitoring team by looking to hire a 

Back Office Trainee

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow in the field of accounting and fund administration in a successful, international environment? If yes, this is your chance!

As a trainee in the Back Office team, you get to work closely in the accounting and fund management of CapMan Group. You will be involved in fund reporting and data management of the investors in private equity and real estate funds. You will also participate in accounting and bookkeeping processes as well as other supportive tasks. You co-operate closely with our Investment teams in the Nordics and our partners in Sweden, Luxembourg, and Guernsey. You will be a part of a professional team with nine colleagues, and you report to the Back Office Manager.

Who we are looking for

Ideally, we hope you already have some years of studies of accounting, finance, business or similar behind you. You also have previous work experience and you have succeeded well in your studies.

In your tasks you will need a precise way of working and excellent command of MS Office tools and especially Excel. Both fluent English and Finnish are needed: all of our fund material is in English as it is our company language, and at the office we speak Finnish. You have a positive, hands-on attitude and ability to learn new things proactively. You are genuinely interested in accounting and fund management and wish to pursue a career in this field.

The position is part-time and fixed-term starting in spring and continuing until September 2022. We hope you are able to commit to working at least 12 hours a week during the spring, while working full-time during the summer months. We are flexible with the exact starting time and duration of the traineeship.

What is in it for you

“As an employer, CapMan is fair and flexible and challenges you to really do your best and develop in your role” – CapMan trainee

We offer you a unique opportunity to work in an exciting industry with great colleagues and a low hierarchy culture at our head office in the heart of Helsinki. This is an opportunity to be a part of an ambitious listed company, and gain experience in different types of alternative assets and fund structures. As a CapManian, you will enjoy our comprehensive personnel benefits as well as flexible work arrangements for maintaining work-life balance. Remote work for us a natural way of working, but even in these special times we want to ensure that all our new employees get comprehensive onboarding and team support.


Interested? Great! The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found, so please apply swiftly, but by Sunday 30 January at the latest, with your CV and a short cover letter, also stating your salary expectations. For additional information about the position, please contact Back Office Manager Juhani Lassila, tel. 050 531 4620 on Friday, 21 January between 9-10 or Thursday, 27 January between 16-17.

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Employment type: Fixed-term


  • Phone benefit and modern tools
  • Extensive occupational health care
  • Central location in the heart of the city
  • Flexible worktime and possibility to work remotely
  • Lunch benefit on top of salary
  • Employee benefit programme with reductions to multiple partners
  • Comprehensive insurances covering also spare time


CapMan is a leading Nordic private asset expert with an active approach to value creation. We offer a wide selection of investment products and services. As one of the Nordic private equity pioneers, we have developed hundreds of companies and real estate assets and created substantial value in these businesses and assets over the past 30 years. With over 4 billion in assets under management, our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors. We have a broad presence in the unlisted market through our investment strategies, which cover Private Equity, Real Estate and Infra and are managed by our local and specialised teams. We provide wealth management solutions and also offer procurement and analysis, reporting and back office services. Altogether, CapMan employs 160 people in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, London and Luxembourg. We are a public company listed on Nasdaq Helsinki since 2001 and a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2012. 

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