We are looking for a Group Controller

The future is being created today. At Kiilto, we invest in the future every day by promoting occupational wellbeing, encouraging innovation and making our operations more and more sustainable. We are guided by the desire to be an environmental leader, using our expertise to create success stories for our customers. We are local, innovative and insightful. Would you like to add your own chapter to our hundred-year story of growth? 


We are looking for a



In this role, you will work in Kiilto Family Group’s financial department. Your main job will be providing timely and accurate reporting to management and external stakeholders. You will also ensure compliance with and advice on group financial and management accounting policies and procedures. As a Group Controller, you will constantly develop the quality and efficiency of the Group’s accounting and reporting processes. You will be responsible for preparing consolidated accounts on a monthly basis. In addition, you will be responsible for financial planning. You will work closely with our business controllers, business units, subsidiaries’ finance teams and outsourced accounting companies.

Reporting to the CFO of Kiilto Family Group, you will be located in Lempäälä. This position will require regular travel within Finland and to other countries where Kiilto operates.


Skills and experience

  • A relevant educational background, e.g. a Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting
  • Group accounting skills preferably from an internationally operating company
  • 2–5 years of experience in similar tasks
  • Good knowledge of FAS (Finnish Accounting Standards) and general finance knowhow
  • Fluency in spoken and written Finnish and English
  • Prior experience from auditing is considered an advantage


We offer you a working environment within a growing company, a wide range of duties and comprehensive induction in your tasks. We actively invest in the occupational wellbeing of our staff, for which we have been awarded the ‘Finland’s Most Active Workplace’ certificate. We have a non-smoking policy at Kiilto.

For more information, please contact CFO Arto Raivio, +358 40 779 9966 between 10 am and 12 am on 30 October or between 10 am and 12 am on 6 November. Please submit your application with a salary request and CV no later than 10 November 2019 here.

We operate in compliance with Kiilto’s recruitment process and will treat all contacts concerning the post with absolute confidentiality. We will send video interview questions to some of the applicants. We also ask applicants to reserve 25 or 27 November for a possible job interview. The selected candidate will need to pass a health check, which includes drug testing.

Kiilto is a growing family-owned company from Finland, with a hundred-year history and a vision looking ahead to 2080. We develop, manufacture and market chemical industry solutions in four business areas: professional construction, industrial bonding and hygiene solutions, professional cleanliness and hygiene, and consumer business. The key principles underlying our operations are environmental leadership, localism, and commitment to the future. We operate in 12 countries and employ around 1,000 people, whose wellbeing and expertise are critical to our work on behalf of our customers. See our websites for more information about Kiilto.