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Finance Assistant, Bird & Bird, Helsinki

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Are you a proactive team player and want to develop your skills surrounded by inspiring professionals? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, with an international twist? We are now looking for a Finance Assistant for Bird & Bird to join their team in Helsinki! Read more below and apply through the link!

About the role

As a Finance Assistant, your responsibilities include processing payments, maintaining cost reports and managing invoices. You work fluently in both Finnish and English as part of a small and dynamic team. By joining a truly international firm, you will also work closely with your international colleagues especially from the Nordics and the UK. You will get support from a more senior colleague, but we are still looking for someone to independently take on responsibility.

We offer

  • Great colleagues in a supportive and professional working environment
  • An international and diverse surrounding, where different people and skills are valued
  • Good employment benefits
  • You will also have the rare opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a truly international law firm, such as international events and Nordic and Global Professional Development Programmes

Job duties

  • Update financial spreadsheets with daily transactions
  • Prepare balance sheets
  • Track and reconcile bank statements
  • Create cost analysis reports (fixed and variable costs)
  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Process invoices and follow up with clients as needed
  • Provide administrative support during budget preparation
  • Other variable financial management tasks

We are looking for

  • 1+ years of work experience in a similar position
  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)
  • A service-minded attitude, determined to deliver high-quality financial support
  • Fluent Finnish and English skills
  • A keen eye for details
  • A good sense of humour – people at Bird & Bird are serious about business, but truly believe that working should be fun!

As an employee you are:

  • Cooperative
  • Bold
  • Meticulous

Additional information:

  • Start: September
  • Work extent: Fixed-term until the end of 2023 (maternity leave substitution)
  • Location: Helsinki
  • Contact information: This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work. It is a request from Bird & Bird that all questions regarding the position are handled by Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase.

Client information

Bird & Bird is an international law firm with a focus on organizations being changed by or creating technology and the digital world. Bird & Bird combines exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking to help clients achieve their commercial goals. Bird & Bird has over 1400 lawyers in 30 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America and a strong presence in the Nordics. To find out more, please visit their social media channels and website.

Apply here!