Finance Specialist, Accounts Receivable

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Finance Specialist, Accounts Receivable
 

The department

The Accounting Services team is an integral part of Sanoma Group Finance Control and provides accounting services to Sanoma’s Learning and Media operations. As a function we aim to provide scalable and high-quality accounting services, driving value from an end-to-end perspective. We want to be the go-to party for all local accounting related questions.

Our Finance function is going through a significant transformation program where we are implementing new finance systems and are reshaping our finance organization.

As a result we are now building an entirely new accounting team with where continuous improvement is in our DNA. Sanoma’s culture is dynamic, and we are looking for driven, positive individuals who are not afraid to take ownership and make decisions independently. You are quickly able to adapt to new processes and tools, can resolve any problem quickly and understand how to optimise our systems and ways of working. You have a customer-first mindset, actively communicating towards and collaborating with our internal customers.

The job

In this role you will be responsible for finance activities within the Order-to-Cash (OTC) domain. On a daily basis you will handle bank statement postings, allocation of incoming payments, customer refunds and reconciliations. You have an important role in securing the companies’ cashflow by taking ownership of collection activities, including dunning, aging reporting and bad debt handling. You support a smooth month-end and closing process by handling all closing activities and reconciliations in a timely manner, including handling periodical internal controls.

You collaborate closely with business stakeholders and customers alike. Always keeping our customers’ needs in mind, you drive continuous improvements within the daily OTC activities and never stop looking for improvement areas within the process. You may also participate as a subject-matter expert in ongoing OTC related projects.

Qualifications required

To succeed in this role, we are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or similar, preferably a major in Accounting or Finance
  • Previous work experience in a similar role considered an advantage
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills in English and local language
  • Customer driven continuous improvement mindset
  • An independent and proactive approach to work and good team playing skills
  • Digi savvy, experience with SAP or D365 systems considered a plus

 

Sanoma offers

As an employer, Sanoma offers a working environment where you are able and encouraged to show your  best self. The working environment is result-oriented as well as flexible with a focus on collaboration. We offer you a key position with interesting and challenging tasks and excellent opportunities for professional growth. You will be part of a highly professional and experienced international team in an open and informal setting, where initiative is expected and rewarded.

Interested?

Are you interested in this position? Please send your online application, including salary request and CV in English. This position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

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Benefits

  • Lunch, sport and culture benefit
  • Occupational healthcare
  • Gym
  • Sanoma club (hobbies and free-time activities)

Sanoma Group

Sanoma is an innovative and agile learning and media company impacting the lives of millions every day. Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their full potential. We offer printed and digital course materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and want to continue to grow our business across Europe. Our Finnish media business provides independent journalism and engaging entertainment and will also do so for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners. Our 2021 net sales totaled EUR 1.3 billion and we employ approximately 4,800 professionals. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at www.sanoma.com.

Location: Töölönlahdenkatu 2, Helsinki
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