We are now looking for a

Finance Specialist, PTP

The department

The Accounting Services team is an integral part of Sanoma Group Finance Control and provides accounting services to Sanoma’s Learning and Media operations. As a function we aim to provide scalable and high-quality accounting services, driving value from an end-to-end perspective. We want to be the go-to party for all local accounting related questions.

Our Finance function is going through a significant transformation program where we are implementing new finance systems and are reshaping our finance organization.

As a result we are now building an entirely new accounting team with where continuous improvement is in our DNA. Sanoma’s culture is dynamic, and we are looking for driven, positive individuals who are not afraid to take ownership and make decisions independently. You are quickly able to adapt to new processes and tools, can resolve any problem quickly and understand how to optimise our systems and ways of working. You have a customer-first mindset, actively communicating towards and collaborating with our internal customers.

The job

In this role you will be responsible for finance activities within the Procure-to-Pay (PTP) domain. On a daily basis you will handle purchase invoice processing, payments, query and escalation handling, AP maintenance, month-end closing activities including accruals, reconciliations and internal controls. You support the vendor master data maintenance and also support the local Travel & Expense (TEM) process including processing of claims, credit card and corporate travel account administration.

You collaborate closely with the procurement department as well as other business stakeholders and vendors. Always keeping our customer needs in mind, you drive continuous improvements within the daily PTP related finance activities and never stop looking for improvement areas within the process. You may also participate as a subject-matter expert in ongoing PTP related projects.

Qualifications required

To succeed in this role, we are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or similar, preferably a major in Accounting or Finance
  • Previous work experience in a similar role considered an advantage
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills in English and local language
  • Customer driven continuous improvement mindset
  • An independent and proactive approach to work and good team playing skills
  • Digi savvy, experience with SAP or D365 systems considered a plus


Sanoma offers

As an employer, Sanoma offers a working environment where you are able and encouraged to show your  best self. The working environment is result-oriented as well as flexible with a focus on collaboration. We offer you a key position with interesting and challenging tasks and excellent opportunities for professional growth. You will be part of a highly professional and experienced international team in an open and informal setting, where initiative is expected and rewarded.


Are you interested in this position? Please send your online application, including salary request and CV in English. This position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

For any questions, please contact our recruitment coordinator Ilkka Suhonen (ilkka.suhonen@ponnista.fi) 


Finland, Helsinki

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Employment type

Permanent job