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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Finance Trainee

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?



We are now looking for a Finance Trainee.


The position is a temporary position for approximately 8 months. In the beginning the position will be hour based and flexible, thereby suitable for a student. During summer months the position will be fulltime.


Financial Statutory Accounting Services (FSAS) is a global organisation responsible for statutory reporting and legal compliance. FSAS operations and performance relates to local finance processes, financial information and external financial statutory reporting. FSAS organisation ensures true and fair view of risks, rewards and financial position of the legal company. 


FSAS Finland, Customs&VAT Management Team provides high standard customs operations and VAT-reporting within the legal entities in Finland. In this position, you will report to Manager, Customs and VAT Management. Location of the position is Vaasa, Finland.


We offer you the opportunity to work in an international and energetic environment, with good possibilities to develop your professional skills.


 As a member of FSAS Finland team, you will be responsible for:
- Managing import related customs clearance processes 
- Supporting in VAT reporting related tasks
- Producing on-time and high standard Intrastat-reporting
- Payroll accounting
- General ledger postings
- Other Finance tasks


 Desired Skills:
- Excellent command of Finnish and English, written and spoken
- Understanding of international business; Custom & VAT regulations and financial accounting processes
- Good communication and team working skills 
- Strong IT skills in MS office
- Pro-active, self-driven and fast learner 
- Knowledge of SAP is seen as an advantage

Bachelor or Master’s degree student in Economics or Business Administration 

Please apply by 24.1.2021


For additional information, please contact:
Kati Kinnari                        
Manager, Customs & VAT Management
+358 50 5324793

Marita Carlström
Manager, Financial Statutory Accounting
+358 50 5331617

Last application date: 24/01/2021

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