Accountant (m/f/d)

Federations & Major Events
Finland , Finland
Full Time
Competitive
22 / 04
For our IRONMAN entity in Finland we are actively looking for a highly motivated, fluent English
speaking Accountant (m/f/d)

Full description

About Ironman

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, IRONKIDS®, ITU World Triathlon Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and The Sun-Herald City2Surf® presented by Westpac, Ultra-Trail® World Tour events including Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world and provides more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with more than 235 events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance (www.advance.com), a private, family-owned business. For more information, visit www.ironman.com.


Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day accounting for our Finish entity, including but not limited to:

- Submittal of Accounts Receivable invoices. Follow up and management of receivables and collections.
- Collection, coding, getting approvals and scanning into database for all Accounts Payable invoices. Contact and follow up with vendors as needed.
- Oversee the entity’s Payroll processing.

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements under IFRS; including correcting journal entries, accruals and account analysis.
  • Work with the Senior Manager Accounting for Scandinavia, the EMEA CFO and Headquarters’ Finance and Accounting team in Germany as well as in the US on all accounting issues relating to Finland.
  • Understand event processes and work together with the individual race directors on analyzing planning procedures, processes, and profitability around the individual events.
  • Assist and submitting of all statutory and tax returns – including VAT.
  • Liaison with external auditors and tax authorities.
  • Preparation of annual accounts according to locally applicable GAAP for Finland.

Skills and competencies

  • Degree in Accounting and/or Finance.
  • Fluency in written and spoken both Finish and English. Knowledge of the Danish and Swedish language is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years relevant experience in accounting/ auditing/ financial management.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be extremely diligent about working with international colleagues at all levels and ensuring that deadlines are always met.
  • Ability to manage diversity in job responsibilities with precision and accuracy in work.
  • Must be hands on, able to multi-task and show proper level of time management.
  • Excellent skills in MS Office and Finance applications.
  • Experience in NAVISION accounting software and Power BI is an advantage.

What we offer

  • We enable flexible working hours, and home office, subject to certain conditions, however frequent business trips to our Lahti office are required.
  • Attractive salary, and annual bonus remuneration payment based on personal and company performance.
  • Endurance event entry benefits.
  • Travel to other European countries.
  • Open, modern and friendly working environment with a strong culture across EMEA.
  • Opportunity to be creative in your work and the possibility to develop your own ideas and concepts.
  • Informal and relaxed dress codes.
  • Part of a market-leading, growing global endurance sport Company.

A contract will be made based on a full-time employment. We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your notice period.
Are you interested? Please apply below

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