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Optitune Oy is a fast growing Venture Capital backed chemical company that manufactures functional polymer solutions and coatings.

Our employees are a determined team, intent on pushing the boundaries of possibility in terms of light transmission, surface management and durability. Our product portfolio can be divided into four groups: coatings for metals and plastics, light management and optoelectronics. The applications of these are part of our everyday life – displays, consumer electronics, home and industrial equipment and surfaces.

We develop and manufacture our patented coating products based on polysiloxane polymer technology in our home base in Oulu. Our sales are located close to customers in Asia and Europe. The R&D and Manufacturing facilities are based in Oulu and we are currently expanding our company presence in Asia in this key market. We work with leading companies in the industry in product development, distribution and sales. Merck Group became in 2020 our distributor of plastic coatings for foldable OLED displays. These form a basis for strong future growth of revenue. Optitune currently employs 22 persons and we have our own companies in the UK, Finland and China. Financing is in order and the company is moving now step by step towards volume manufacturing and international growth.

Optitune is now seeking a 

Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

To lead and develop our Finance and Administration operations to ensure sustainable financial structures that meet our mission and contribute to the execution of our growth strategy. You will also have a strong role in the implementation of our strategy, analyze and follow up the KPI´s and at the same time have a hands-on role to develop our company together with the CEO, founder Ari Kärkkäinen. 

Key responsibilities

  • Together with CEO and Board plans and implements company business and finance strategy
  • Develop corporate governance operations, lead the continuous improvement of financial processes, internal and external controls, and manage contracts
  • As part of the management team a key role in business and operational decisions
  • Provide leadership in corporate financing internationally, including financial management, accounting, budgeting and reporting
  • Participate in BOD meetings as Secretary

A successful candidate is expected to have

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in corporate financing 
  • Understanding of logics of a high-technology company business and experience in international growth
  • Ability to take a hands-on role
  • Strong communication skills; fluent written and spoken English and Finnish
  • Experience in international, multicultural working environment
  • Experience in investor relations and a start-up mindset is an asset

We offer

  • Great opportunity to use and develop your professional skills in a growing business of the present and future
  • Ability to grow professionally as part of an expert organisation with global outreach
  • Competitive remuneration package including options

The position is based in Oulu. If you are interested, please send your application, CV and salary request through the link by 29.10.2021. 

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  • Group CFO
  • Optitune Oy, Oulu
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Optitune Oy


Location: Oulu

For further information, plese contact our consultant Maija Talvinen - contact info above.

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