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Helsinki, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Business Controller

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations.

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?

Voyage Business Controller (Ref 31921)

We are now looking for a Business Controller to join Finance Business Performance team on permanent basis.

You will manage the financial aspects of main Voyage company in Finland and have a global role of a business partner for Voyage Technology function. Reporting to the Finance Business Performance Lead but also work closely with other stakeholders.

This is an operational accounting role presenting complex information in accessible language to colleagues with non-accounting backgrounds.

What will I be doing?


  • Perform monthly closing and reporting activities: actual, variance analysis, rolling forecast
  • Secure creation of new orders and process change orders in SAP, ensure accuracy and up-to-date project plan in ERP system
  • Ensure on-time, reliable, high quality management reporting and analyses
  • Secure compliance of commercial matters to internal policies, internal controls, regulations and approval matrix
  • Follow up on local external and internal financial audits
  • Cooperation with internal service providers (Statutory Accounting, Project Controlling, etc.)
  • Actively monitor the data of all revenue streams and capacity costs and support management in financial aspects and achievement of targets
  • Proactively address risks and opportunities and support Management and Voyage Business Control
  • Providing financial and operational analysis to Management for informed decision making


What do I need to be considered for this role?

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Business Administration / Finance and Accounting or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in Project Controlling, Business Control in preferably an international industrial organization.
  • You are able to work in a complex matrix organization and are flexible to fit and act in a fast changing organizational environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Solid experience with SAP, QV reports and MS Office.
  • You have strong analytical thinking capability and excellent communication skills in English both oral and written.
  • Be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, achieve results, decisiveness and action orientation. You are independent and show initiative with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn and grow along the business requirements
  • Ability to work under time pressure and with tight deadlines


LOCATION: - Helsinki, Finland – due to the specific nature of this role this is the only location being considered for this position

Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline, through submitting your application through our careers portal.


For more info on the position, please contact Svetlana Gonostareva (Business Control Lead)


We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Last application date: 02/09/2022 

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Voyage transforms how vessels perform their journeys and ports manage their operations by leveraging the latest digital technologies. Using data and AI-driven software, we deliver real-time insights into operations, performance, and energy use to enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability, saving fuel and minimising emissions. Our solutions combine bridge infrastructure, cloud data services, decision support systems, and smart port solutions to enable shore-to-shore visibility. We are committed to building an end-to-end connected digital ecosystem for shipping where all vessels and ports are integrated, and all operations are safe and sustainable. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at