Business Unit Controller, Joensuu, FI

We are currently looking for a new

Business Unit Controller

to our Finnish Business Unit in Joensuu in Finland.


Business Unit Finland is having operations in two locations (Joensuu and Mäntyharju) and Business Unit Controller will be the main contact for finance related matters for both factories and will work closely with both factory teams. Main focus in this role will be in management accounting and business controlling related tasks. Financial accounting tasks will be primarily handled by a dedicated financial accounting team located in Mäntyharju factory.

You will be reporting to Group Controller as well as in matrix to Business Unit Manager. You will be a member of BU Finland management team.

Main tasks

•    Overall responsibility of BU Finland finance and controlling matters

•    Coordinate and ensure the correctness of business unit’s monthly financial reporting in close cooperation with the financial accounting team located in Mäntyharju

•    Maintain and develop business unit’s internal control processes and practices

•    Drive, coordinate and follow-up local budgets, business plans and business unit’s strategy process

•    Proactively provide analyses and suggestions to improve the profitability and cost efficiency of the business unit

•    Active cooperation with group controlling and financial accounting teams as well as with other key stakeholders in operations, sales, R&D, IT and HR

•    Depending on candidate’s background possibly a managerial role to local administration staff


Desired skills and competencies

•    University degree (M. Sc.) in Accounting or Engineering  

•    Minimum of 2-5 years of work experience in related tasks in finance & controlling. Prior experience from manufacturing industry is an asset.

•    Understanding of ERP system landscape and different modules, excellent MS Office skills and experience from financial reporting and BI systems

•    Fluent spoken and written Finnish and English

•    Detail-oriented, analytical, well-organized and able to work independently

•    Willingness to do some extent of travelling (mostly domestic)


We offer

•    Challenging job, good tools and support of a knowledgeable team

•    Unique opportunity to further develop your competencies in an international company


Please send your application and CV with your salary expectation in English to by 28 April 2019.

For further information please contact Group Controller Juha Holappa at +358 40 729 8389 or


Exel Composites Oyj, Vantaa head office, Mäkituvantie 5, FI-01510 Vantaa, Finland