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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Other

Credit Controller

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a customer-oriented and energetic


Credit Controller 


An opportunity has arisen for a Russian speaking Credit Controller in Wärtsilä Finland. As a Credit Controller you will be working predominantly with our clients in Russia and therefore the successful candidates should be fluent in the Russian language with a good level of English.


In this position, you will be responsible for:


• Monitoring Accounts Receivable while chasing debt via telephone and email for timely payments from Customers and reduction in debtor days.
• Reviewing Credit application and supporting documents, analyse financials and payment behaviour to perform Credit Worthiness assessment to set and maintain credit limits as per global process.
• Processing and generating reminder letters accordingly to the timeline.
• Registering and updating promised payments and disputes.
• Investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of invoices.
• Monitoring Customer ledger, reconciliations and advice for clearing incoming payments.
• Periodic review with Sales for AR collection, Customer blocking, Bad debt, Disputes, and action plan follow up to meet set collection targets.
• Evaluating uncollectible accounts receivable and propose usage of External Collection agency and/or Legal measures, write off or escalations as necessary and reduce bad debts to minimum.
• Liaising and building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
• Internal Control steps and support on Audit tasks (internal and external) related to Credit Management.


For us to be the best match, we expect from you:


• Background within a credit control or finance background
• Fluency in Russian and a good level of English is essential
• Financial knowledge
• Personable and confident manner with the ability to build and promote strong working relationships
• High attention to detail and methodical approach
• Effective communicator
• IT literate with knowledge of MS Office
• Exposure to CRM & SAP systems


Why you and us


We are an ambitious and growth-oriented organisation. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with this shared passion. We foster openness, trust and respect and are looking forward to welcoming a new member to strengthen our team. We offer opportunities to further develop your talents and competencies in an international working environment.

If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. 


Please apply by 30th October, 2020.


If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact:
Mark Springhall
Manager Credit Control NE
Email: mark.springhall@wartsila.com 

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com