Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and impact investor. We build a sustainable future and generate lasting impact by investing in businesses that solve global development challenges. We invest 200–250 million euros in 20–30 companies in developing countries each year. Our focus sectors include renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions, and digital infrastructure and solutions. Today Finnfund’s investments, commitments, and investment decisions total about 1.12 billion euros, half of them in Africa. The company has 100 employees based in Helsinki and Nairobi.
We are now looking for a
Controller (Finance and Risk Management)
for a full-time, permanent position in Helsinki.
What you will be doing
As a Controller (Finance and Risk Management), you will be responsible for conducting and analysing Finnfund’s internal and external reporting. External reporting consists of various stakeholders such as Finnish authorities, OECD, and the association of European development finance institutions EDFI. Internal reporting responsibilities are focused mainly on our portfolio performance.
Your task is to promptly deliver and develop the field of reporting.
Who we are looking for
An ideal candidate for this position is passionate about numbers and analysing those.
A successful candidate is efficient, comfortable with working in a changing environment and capable of translating numbers into concrete actions. You have experience of controlling and collaboration with different stakeholders. The role requires experience of analysing the financial figures of investee companies, capability to valuate equity investments and create valuable reporting to Finnfund’s management.
The position requires a team player mentality and flexibility. Experience from a similar position inside a financial institution or a bank is considered an asset. We are looking for a committed employee who wants to do meaningful work.
Fluent English and Finnish is necessary to be successful in this position.
What’s in it for you
We offer a unique opportunity to work as development finance professional focusing on impact, profitability, and sustainability. Employee well-being, work-life balance and job satisfaction are important to Finnfund and we offer our employees’ health care services that go beyond what the law requires, and we support our people’s sports and cultural activities. Through this, Finnfund motivates its employees to take care of their well-being and health.
Our working model is hybrid which means that you will work in our office in Ruoholahti, Helsinki with a possibility to combine it with working from a home office.
Get in touch
For more information about the position, please contact CFO Olli Sinnemaa at +358 50 4226478 preferably on 23 January between 2 and 3 pm Eastern European time or on 26 January between 9 and 10 am Eastern European time. During other times, Martti Kangas, HR Legal Services recruitment consultant, will respond to enquiries at 040 700 7754 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application by 5 February at the latest. Please attach your CV and salary request with your application here.
We encourage applications from qualified individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. While we have a common vision, we value a team made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities.
Read more about Finnfund as an employer and meet some of our staff members