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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Trainee, Invoicing

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?


Wärtsilä Shared Service Center (WSSC) supports the Wärtsilä companies in financial accounting or other operational tasks and acts as a gatekeeper to ensure compliance. WSSC is striving for harmonized one global Wärtsilä way of working worldwide with high quality, timely, effective and efficient processes. WSSC is sharing best practices and knowledge with focus on continuous development and operational excellence.


We are looking for an hour-based trainee to join our Customer Invoicing team. The position is located in Vaasa, Finland and the planned starting time is in December 2020 / January 2021.

This position offers an opportunity to work in a multicultural environment and be involved in providing centralized global scope invoicing services to Wärtsilä network companies.


You will be involved in:
- Creating customer invoices both to internal and external customers globally
- Ensuring fulfilment of local legal invoicing requirements
- Ensuring correct invoicing values to ensure correct revenues/costs and margin
- Ensuring effective and timely invoicing according to agreed time schedules
- Distributing invoices to customers according to agreed ways
- Identifying, investigating and determining root causes and corrective actions related to invoicing bottlenecks
- Assisting internal stakeholders in questions related to invoicing
- Period end activities related to invoicing
- Participating in development projects related to harmonization of global invoicing processes
- Improving the process by effective and active teamwork

- Student – B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Financial Accounting


Desired skills:
- Pro-active attitude, self-going, fast learner, good team-player
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Systematic and organized way of working, paying attention to details
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Result orientated; eager to learn and develop own professional skills and overall process
- Advanced skills in English. Other languages are an advantage.
- Excellent IT skills
- Knowledge on SAP FI, SD & PS modules as well work experience from Financial Accounting are considered as advantages.


We offer:
- International working environment with lots of internal stakeholders and networking possibilities around the world
- Overview of the Order to Cash process and possibility to affect smooth invoicing process and customer experience
- Varying work tasks and advantage of working in small, dedicated and supportive team


Please apply by 30th of November 2020.


For more information, please contact:
Jenni Salmela-Luoma, Manager, IG & Invoicing 
E-mail: jenni.salmela-luoma@wartsila.com

Last application date: 30/11/2020

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