Finance Specialist Accounts Payable

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 net sales totalled EUR 1062 million and we employed approximately 4,800 professionals in 2020. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at www.sanoma.com.

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 which includes the insourcing of accounting activities currently performed by a service provides in India.

As a result we are now building an accounting team 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. 

We are now looking for our Sanoma Learning / Malmberg location a:

Finance Specialist Accounts Payable

The job

In this role you will be part of the team who is responsible for finance activities within the Procure-to-Pay (PTP) domain. On a daily basis you will handle purchase invoice processing, query and escalation handling, AP maintenance, month-end closing activities including AP reconciliations and internal controls. You support the vendor master data maintenance and also support the local Travel & Expense (TEM) process including processing of claims, credit card and corporate travel account administration.

You collaborate closely with the procurement department as well as other business stakeholders, finance team members and vendors.

Qualifications required

  • Vocational degree or higher in Accounting or similar;
  • 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, strong excel skills and experience with SAP and Basware 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, by clicking the following link to our recruitment software: https://rekry.oikotie.fi/recruitment/application/o/58921/new/locale/en_US?gtm=1 . This position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found. For any questions, please contact ilkka.1.suhonen@sanoma.com!