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Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI Turku, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Summer Power - Financial Services

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.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?



We are hiring 500 students from all technical and business fields to work with us in different positions, located in Vaasa, Helsinki and Turku with remote opportunities and flexible ways of working.   


Together, we can create a sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Join the crew this summer!  


Most of our positions under the Summer Power -Financial Services are for the Wärtsilä Shared Service Center located in Vaasa but this category also includes other finance related positions for the summer. These can be for example in Trade Finance or Business Control


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



As a summer trainee, your main task is to support your team with daily tasks and perform work in your area of responsibility according to instructions, tools and required standards. More specific tasks will be determined by your field of study, interest and the function you are chosen for.   


In the Summer Power campaign, we have trainee possibilities for instance in the following functions: 

  • Accounts Payable 
  • Invoicing 
  • Travel Expenses 
  • Payments and Accounts Receivable  
  • Period End Closing 
  • Fixed Assets Accounting 
  • Admin billing 
  • Intra-Group Matching 
  • Master Data  
  • Financial Statutory Accounting including Finance, Customs and VAT 
  • Export Documentation 
  • Finance & Business Control 



We are looking for motivated and detail-oriented students with a “can-do” attitude. We value team players and the ability to cooperate in a multicultural environment.  


As an ideal candidate you have:

  • On-going studies in a relevant field (Economics, Financial Accounting, Business Administration, International Business or equivalent)  
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken 
  • Good IT skills (including MS Office programs) 
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment 
  • Pro-active, analytical, systematic and organised way of working 
  • Excellent customer service skills and problem-solving capabilities 
  • Flexibility and good team working skills 
  • Positive attitude and a mindset for continuous learning 


Seen as a benefit:  

  • Experience with SAP, Microsoft Access and/or PowerBI 
  • Interest in developing and automating financial processes 
  • Experience in shared services operations 
  • Additional language skills 
  • Knowledge of VAT and other tax regulations 


We Offer:  

  • An opportunity to be involved in providing centralized services in a unique global scope 
  • Opportunities for career development  
  • A truly international working environment 
  • Team-centric work with independent focus areas 
  • Organised activities for trainees throughout the summer  


Please apply by 28th February 2022. 


Attach your CV and application letter when applying through the system. You can also include a link to your video CV. In the application letter, tell us what kind of opportunities you are interested in, what motivates you and why you would make a great Wärtsilian. Remember to mention relevant knowledge and skills that you can already offer as an employee, including relevant studies and courses.  


Contact person to give further information: 

Please check the Q&A on our Careers site to find answers to your questions.   

Further information & questions on summer jobs via email summerpower@wartsila.com. 


Please note that the summer job positions are for students only. When selecting students for summer jobs, only applications sent through our recruitment system will be considered.  



Last application date: 28/02/2022

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 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.