Sanoma is an innovative and agile learning and media company impacting the lives of millions every day.

Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their full potential. We offer printed and digital course materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and want to grow our business across Europe.

Our Finnish media provide independent journalism and engaging entertainment also for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners.

Today, we operate in eleven European countries and employ close to 4,500 professionals. In 2019, our net sales totalled 900m€ and our operational EBIT margin excl. PPA was 14.8%. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at

Group Finance and Control provides financial services to Sanoma Learning, Sanoma Media Finland and the entire Sanoma Group. Sanoma Group’s Finance and Control functions include Business Control, Functional Control, Financial Control, Project Control, Accounting Services, Tax, Treasury and Finance Development.

We are now looking for a

Technology Business Controller to our Functional Control team

for Group IT business controlling. You will report to Head of Functional Control.

This role is built on strong accounting understanding with business controlling skills. You will have an excellent view on parent company activities as well as on business.

Monthly reporting and month end finance tasks are an essential part of the role. You will also be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning and other finance activities. You will work closely with business controllers in your team, other finance team members and business stakeholders.

In addition to these traditional responsibilities, you will join the journey of growth and development. Even though the focus being on Group IT, this role has also a strong interface to international growth: M&A activities, integrations and projects offer a challenging and interesting context for your daily work and professional growth. Understanding transfer pricing and group allocation framework helps you to succeed in the role. The processes in this area are also strongly developing as a part of financial development projects taking place in 2021-22 in which you can actively contribute.   


  • Least 5 years in business or financial controller role with demanding management and financial accounting related responsibilities preferably in a listed company
  • University degree in financial or business administration, preferable in accounting or otherwise solid accounting knowledge
  • Fluency in English and Finnish
  • Excellent organizing and time management skills
  • Hands-on attitude and focus on details
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Solid knowledge of SAP, experience of Aico and Alusta is an asset
  • Experience in technology or head quarter cost controlling is an asset

We work currently remotely which will continue in some extent also in future, but the location for this position will be at Sanomatalo, Helsinki.

Interested? Fill out your application latest by 18th May. We handle the applications already during the application period. If you have any questions, please contact Jenni Heino, Head of Functional Control, +358 50 545 0359 (3rd May at 15-16).


Finland, Helsinki

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