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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Accountant, Admin Billing

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.


WSSC Admin Billing team handles administrative invoicing globally. We have an open position of Accountant, Admin Billing within the team. The position is temporary until the end of August 2022 and located in Vaasa, Finland.


What you will be doing


As an Accountat, Admin Billing your work will focus on these responsibilities:

- Re-invoicing administrative costs between Wärtsilä companies

- Creating Admin Billing invoices, handling re-occurring invoicing, running cost reports and doing cost transfer postings related to Admin Billing

- Ensuring usage of correct General Ledger accounts in postings

- Ensuring correct VAT information on invoices

- Giving guidance related to Administrative Billing to internal stakeholders

- Participating rolling out the Admin Billing extended scope to new companies

- Developing and harmonizing Admin Billing guidelines and practices globally

- Participating development projects related to improving and optimizing Admin Billing processes

- Matching of intragroup items on bank and loan accounts


To be successful in this role we expect you to have:

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

- Pro-active attitude, self-going, fast learner, good team-worker, flexibility

- Systematic and organized way of working, paying attention to details

- Positive attitude and pro-active thinking, interest in process optimization

- Excellent communication and customer service skills

- Advanced skills in English. Other languages are an advantage.

- Advanced IT skills – SAP FI, CO and SD modules. MS Office (e.g. Excel).

- Knowledge and experience of Financial Accounting

- Experience of creating Admin Billing invoices in WE-SAP is an advantage


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.  

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?  


Contact & Next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 26.09.2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. The timeline for the recruitment process will be the following: 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Jenni Salmela-Luoma, Manager IG & Invoicing, Wärtsilä Shares Service Center through jenni.salmela-luoma@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


Please apply by 26.09.2021 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 




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 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 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com