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Assistant controller

Are you interested in working towards enabling top quality research, pioneering education, trend-setting art and society-renewing collaboration?

The School Arts, Design and Architecture is seeking an 

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER for a permanent position to work in a vibrant and inspiring community of students, researchers and experts. The starting day is in August 2022.

Your role and goals

Your main responsibility is supporting and coaching the academic departments in financial administration – ensuring a solid base for education portfolio management from financial point of view with close cooperation with HR and Learning services.

In this role, you will use your expertise in planning, problem solving and coordinating. You will work closely with the departments’ controllers and faculty in managing and developing the departments´ financial operations.  In addition, your tasks may include specific responsibilities such as financial administration of the study programs (purchase and sales invoices, monitoring, reporting and participation in budgeting) and collaboration projects with companies, communities, universities and public sector.

Your experience and ambitions

You have good knowledge in accounting, financial administration and understanding of the financial processes and tools. You have already gained 2-5 years of broader experience within financial administration/ controlling/ financial management and have a Bachelor´s or Master´s degree from relevant field. You communicate fluently in Finnish and English.

You have a customer service-oriented mindset and you can work independently and hands-on. You have strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills and you can see the big picture. Your approach to work is independent, precise and responsible. You have the ability to handle challenging situations in a constructive and positive manner and you are used to deadlines. We hope you will challenge our thinking with your forward-looking approach and open new perspectives.

Join us!

We are committed in ambitiously building a better world and offer you a chance to participate and contribute to realizing our vision as a member of our team.

If you want to join our community and make a difference, send your application and CV no later than June 29th 2022 using the link on Aalto University’s web page. Note that we may interview candidates already within the application period.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Controller Maria Vihervä either by email [email protected] or by phone (050 315 2165) on Friday June 17th 9-11 or 12-15.

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