Accounting and finance Manager
University of Eastern Finland

The University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest multidisciplinary science universities in Finland. We offer instruction in almost 100 major subjects. We employ 2,500 people and have about 15,500 undergraduate and over 15,000 adult students in our university community. We operate in Joensuu and Kuopio. We are ranked among the best in the world in international university comparisons.

As a support and expert unit, Financial Services, part of our university services, provides financial, office and procurement services to our university community. The unit employs over a hundred experts from various fields of expertise.

We are looking for a CFO to join us

for an indefinite duration as of 1.1.2020 or commencement by contract.

As CFO, we are responsible for the financial planning, operations development and reporting of our university. You will be responsible for the budget, financial statements, and financial and financial responsibilities of our university. You are working closely with the rector and board of directors of our university. The CFO is a member of the University Services Management Team and a permanent expert on the University Management Team. According to the Statute, he shall act as Deputy Administrative Director. The CFO manages the Financial Services Unit and acts as the head of the unit. The Chief Financial Officer is headed by the Chief Financial Officer.

We offer an interesting and versatile assignment at one of Finland's largest science universities. In this role, you will be able to guide and develop the area that is important to the success of our university, and you can also develop yourself. You are backed by a knowledgeable and motivated community of experts.

In addition to a suitable university degree, we expect strong experience and expertise in economic and financial management, the ability to think strategically and to identify broad entities, and a willingness to collaborate and seek solutions with various stakeholders and potential partners. We also require strong interest and competence in HR management. The position is expected to identify and utilize the various sources of funding available to the University, including international funding opportunities. Your success in this assignment is supported by your understanding and experience in accounting, digital readiness, good English skills and an understanding of the operational logic of universities.

The main location of the assignment is either Joensuu or Kuopio according to your wishes. Successful completion of the task requires regular work on both campuses.


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