Financial Controller

Are you an experienced FINANCIAL CONTROLLER, with a real passion for delivering exceptional service in a collaborative and international team? Does a role in Record to Report team in a fast-growing global tech organization sound like your ideal next opportunity? If you live process improvement, then please read on!
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Role Background

Wolt is a Finnish technology company and we’re best known for our food delivery platform – you can read more about our story below.

Wolt Finance team has played a crucial role in our growth story. Due to our phenomenal growth, we have created a new global RTR team to insource our accounting function and support all of our markets in their financial reporting.

As part of the RTR team, you are responsible not only for delivering reliable financial reporting (for example general ledger entries, balance sheet reconciliations, month-end closing tasks, VAT reporting, and CIT reporting) but also for transferring the accounting function from our external provider to Wolt RTR Team, developing processes and procedures. You have an extraordinary possibility of taking part in continuously building something new and creating your own financial professional role together with your team.

As a senior team member, you are initiating and leading process and procedure improvements, helping your colleagues with more complex accounting questions, and leading the audit process for the assigned entities.

Your team

Wolt RTR teams are in Helsinki and Budapest, supporting all of our 23 countries and approximately 50 entities. We are responsible for all external financial reporting from recording individual transactions to preparing financial statements and tax filings.

We work closely with Wolt Country Controllers and other finance teams such as treasury and tax. The RTR team ensures that Wolt financial reporting is accurate and timely reported in all our jurisdictions.

Our HQ office is located in Helsinki city center, but you can be located anywhere in Finland.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • In the beginning transfer and implement duties from the external accounting partner
  • Going forward; responsible for statutory accounting matters in selected country/countries; including but not limited to; general ledger entries such as accruals, fixed assets, provisions, VAT bookings, tax bookings, etc
  • Year-end financial reporting and statements
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Leading process & procedures development
  • Leading/cooperating with country audit requests
  • Coach and assist finance specialists in the team
  • Detect and implement internal control weaknesses
  • Implementing new reporting requirements

Our humble expectations

  • Good experience with statutory accounting- and tax compliance, IFRS experience is a plus
  • Solid background in relevant bookkeeping or accounting roles, preferably from a multinational company
  • Degree in accounting, finance, or similar
  • Demonstrable experience in autonomous problem-solving in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • Prior experience in NetSuite (or other ERP) is an advantage
  • Fluent in English, other European languages are a plus
  • Must be eligible to work in Finland

Next steps

If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking ownership, and being part of an extremely ambitious team, click below to apply and get the conversation going!

Along with a competitive salary and benefits, you will also be eligible for our stock option plan.

In this position, you will be working in our Finance team and prior to the signing of the final employment agreement, Wolt may carry out a credit reference and/or security clearance check for the role in question.

You will fit into a truly diverse team across 23 countries – what really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity. Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring, is on our daily agenda.

Please note that we do not accept applications sent by email. You should submit your application through this job ad.

More information

The work starts as agreed, we wish you to apply as soon as possible. If you have any questions about the role or recruitment process, please contact Poolia; Tarja Laakso, tarja@poolia.fi, tel +358 20 7290 837, Sanna Majava, sanna@poolia.fi, tel. +358 20 7290 838 or Juho Honkanen, juho@poolia.fi, tel +358 20 7290 848.

About Wolt

Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores, and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with over 55,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 125,000 courier partners across 23 countries and more than 200 cities.

Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language. We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European-based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe, and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others.

We’ve also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors’ Choice, Wired named the company one of the “Hottest Startups in Europe,” Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year.

In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second-fastest-growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.



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