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Senior Accountant

About the role



Location:   Porvoo

Hours:   Full-time

Type of Contract:   Temporary





We rise to the challenge.


Would you like to be part of the exciting future of Borealis and to drive us forward with your expertise? We are looking for a detail-oriented and collaborative accounting professional to perform accounting duties and support finance system developments within our organization.


Currently we are a local finance team of five members working closely together and co-operating with different functions and services of Borealis Group and with external financial stakeholders. Our team is taking care of the financial accounting related tasks, developments, information sharing and reporting of the Borealis Group Finnish companies.

In this interesting and versatile role, you are responsible for maintaining the accounting records of certain financial areas based on your qualifications and experience. You will be accountable that all the relevant data is accurate and available for the defined internal and external stakeholders. You also have a development oriented attitude and share your ideas to improve the effectiveness of our financial processes and daily tasks for example through digital solutions.

This full time and a temporary position starting preferably already on August 2021 until the end of February 2023 to replace one of our key-members during her maternity leave.


As a Senior Accountant, it is your role to:


• Maintaining the general ledger

• Preparing monthly and annual closes

• Performing account reconciliations
• Preparing VAT and income tax returns
• Assisting in upcoming projects
• Assisting in audit preparations and other accounting duties

About you



We are looking for a colleague, who holds at least a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and has at least 3 years of relevant work experience in accounting. You have good understanding of Finnish accounting standards, tax legislation and knowledge of IFRS. You are strongly familiar with our main tools in accounting, which are SAP and Microsoft Excel, and you also have experience of using other MS-office tools. You are keen on digital solutions.

In our team, we are sharing knowledge and information actively every day. Thus we hope you have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of our close-knit team. With a positive attitude, you collaborate effectively with stakeholders and other team members.  As we are working in an international and multicultural context, you are able to communicate fluently in English and in Finnish.

About Borealis and our offer




We offer you a competitive reward package, challenging and interesting role, which enables you to achieve your career and personal goals. In Borealis, we welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community. You will be a part of an international and experienced team, where we share knowledge to each other and initiatives are valued. We foster good team spirit and open communication and take care of each other.


Are you eager to go drive an organization forward with your expertise and join our talented team? We look forward receiving your application letter and CV via our Career site! If you have what it takes to make us a winner in the industry, please apply by 9.7.2021.


We are here for you! Would you need more information about the role or working in Borealis, please contact Country Finance Manager Jussi Kovanen tel: +358 50 3794167, Jussi.kovanen@borealisgroup.com 




Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com



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