Financial Controller

Published on 10.09.2021

Financial Controller

Frictape is an innovative over 40 years “young” materials engineering company from Finland. It is the world’s largest manufacturer of helideck aviation safety equipment – safety nets and Circle & H approach lighting solutions. It is also part of Stockholm stock listed company Lagercrantz group (STO: LAGR-B). Frictape is virtually unknown in Finland as almost 100% of what Frictape does is international. Frictape’s customers are from all over the world and they are probably familiar to you too. Frictape’s clients are the world’s largest offshore companies, such as Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, Maersk, Petronas, Seadrill and Transocean. In case you didn’t get to know enough, read more at

Frictape is now looking for a Financial Controller to work as their CEO’s right-hand and to independently take the overall responsibility of Frictape’s financial processes and tasks. As a Financial Controller at Frictape your tasks include for example bookkeeping, accounting and financial reporting. You’ll be coordinating bookkeeping and accounting tasks with outsourced accountants, taking care of invoicing and accounts receivables, checking through purchase invoices and accounts payables and consolidating financial statements from multinational entities. Your tasks also include taking care of customer and supplier approval and registration processes, reporting consolidated statements to the mother company in Sweden on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis and making internal reports to support management decisions. As a Financial Controller you are also responsible for Estonian and Brazilian entities reporting.

An ideal candidate for Frictape would be a precise person with fluent English skills and capability of working independently. An ideal candidate would also already have understanding of accounting (international) and earlier experience (2-5 years) from a similar role. The most important thing to Frictape is however your flexible attitude, high motivation and ability to learn and adjust on the go. Frictape also hopes that you are able to start working as soon as possible. In this position you have the possibility to work remotely from time to time, but you’ll need to be able to commute to Frictape’s offices in Klaukkala and Estonia every now and then.

Frictape offers you:

  • A permanent and full time position
  • Rewarding and international working environment
  • Possibility to grow with a growing company
  • Competitive salary and bonus pay
  • Office in a scenic area outside Helsinki
  • Good team spirit with awesome colleagues
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to partially work from home

Frictape requires you to:

  • Have relevant study background, such as a Bsc or Msc in Accounting/Finance
  • Have at least 2-5 years of working experience from a similar role
  • Have understanding of International Accounting, specifically of IFRS
  • Have good command of Excel
  • Be able to work efficiently, systematically and independently
  • Have flexible attitude and ability to adjust on the go
  • Be fully proficient in English

Frictape considers as an asset:

  • Earlier experience of Procountor and / or Cognos reporting
  • Understanding of Brazilian tax and accounting
  • Portuguese language skills

Does this sound like you? Please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF-format by the latest 23rd of September via our application system. Please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. We are also asking you to complete the Culture Index Survey so we can see how it may apply to your work-related needs as well as Frictape’s requirements. Please click the following link to complete the survey:

Remember to use the application system as we do not accept applications by email. Remember to also finish the Culture Index Survey, as Frictape cannot take applicants without a finished Culture Index survey into consideration.

You can familiarize yourself with Frictape here: For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Anni Nurmi (+358 50 304 2987, Best times to contact are: Tuesday 14th of September at 12-13 and 22nd of September at 15-16.

In this position you will be employed directly to Frictape.

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