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Country:  Finland
City:  Helsinki

Helsinki, FI

Job Family:  Finance
Job Type:  Full-time (Regular full-time employees)
Division:  Packaging Materials

Business Line Controller

We are looking for Business Line Controller to join our Business Unit Consumer Board controlling team and Business Line, FBB & SBS core team. Folding carton board business is one of the growth engines for the Packaging Materials Division. In this role you work together with wide stakeholder network to develop the business line performance. The preferred location is Helsinki or Stockholm, but we can consider candidates from any Stora Enso Packaging Materials locations in Europe. Business Line Controller will report to VP Controlling.


Career for a better climate. Every day. 
Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. Our fiber-based materials are renewable, recyclable and fossil free. Our solutions offer low-carbon alternatives to products based on finite resources. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow.


About the position

In this role you will act as a Business Line Controller and support Business Line Head to manage business growth, profit and loss and operative working capital of the Business Line. You will also be part of the Business Line core team.

The role includes a lot of interaction with sales and supply chain teams, and co-operation with Packaging Connects and R&D teams. There is a strong growth agenda in this business line and the latest proof point of that is the ongoing feasibility study in Oulu mill.
Depending on your personal qualifications and ongoing projects in the Division, you may be assigned responsibilities in the strategic projects related to business development.


Your main responsibilities will include:

•    Active participation in business line’s strategic planning and strategy implementation
•    Co-ordinate annual business planning and follow up
•    Business line demand planning and balancing for rolling forecasting process
•    Operational support to take fact-based decisions
•    Key account negotiation support
•    Support to annual contract negotiation process
•    Customer and product profitability analysis
•    Managing / participating in IT and other development projects
•    Execution and development of Business Line monthly reporting

What we offer

We believe that our employees are key to our success. We offer a total rewards package to engage our employees, including elements such as compensation, employee benefits, professional development, growth opportunities, recognition and wellbeing. Joining us, you will get to be a part of the journey Stora Enso is on – transforming from a traditional forest industry company, into a renewable materials growth company. 


Who we are looking for

Skills and qualifications needed in the role:

•    University or University of Applied Sciences degree in economics or other relevant area 
•    5+ years of relevant work experience
•    Fluency in English language
•    Business acumen
•    Strong analytical skills and general interest in data analytics
•    Strong communication and influencing skills 
•    “Data story telling” -capability to deliver the key message
•    Proactivity and development mindset
•    Capability to challenge the team in proactive manner
•    Hands on attitude with systems and tools


Our culture and work towards a more sustainable future is based on these themes which, we hope, will resonate with you as well:
•    Create customer value: Demonstrates drive to create value for our customers by understanding their needs and our capabilities.
•    Drive Business Performance: Demonstrates the ability to translate strategy to action by making decisions, delivering results and proactively looking for new business opportunities.
•    Do what's right: Lives by and stands up for our values. Treats everyone fairly and respectfully and acts with integrity according to our Code. 
•    Inspire and motivate: Inspires and motivates by providing a clear direction towards a compelling future, offering clarity and support along the journey.

Additional information

Please submit your application via our recruitment system latest on 7th of August. Hiring manager, VP Controlling, Ilari Laukkanen, +358 44 588 7303, is happy to answer your questions about the open position on 30.6 13-16, 4.7 13-16, and 2.8 9-12 by phone. 

Questions regarding the recruitment process can be directed to Recruitment Specialist Laura Boll, 
We accept applications submitted only through our recruitment system

What happens after you apply? 
To prepare yourself for our recruitment process, please explore the page provided:


Part of the global bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable products in packaging, biomaterials, wooden construction and paper, and one of the largest private forest owners in the world. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. We employ some 22,000 people and our sales in 2021 were EUR 10.2 billion. Our shares are listed on the Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R) stock exchanges.

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We believe diversity strengthens our competitiveness and contributes to better decision-making. Diverse working teams help us to explore different perspectives and challenge our way of thinking. We work actively to increase diversity in the workplace and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Stora Enso is an equal opportunity employer and follows non-discriminatory practices.

Based on the location and level of the position the normal recruitment process could in addition entail, video interview, aptitude tests, and pre-employment actions such as; background checks, references, health check-up and drug test as part of the final stages. You will be informed to what is applicable to the role during the recruitment process. 

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