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Senior Specialist, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Iași
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Iași

Basware Corporate Functions supports Basware business by providing and continuously developing high quality tools, processes and expertise to enable successful execution of company strategy, effective operations, and happy internal and external customers.

Corporate Functions has skilled and development-oriented people working across the world in all of Basware’s 14 countries, with truly global ways of working, and consists of Digital Office, Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Legal and Sourcing teams.

Together with other Basware units, Corporate Functions ensures that our customers can successfully meet their business objectives through cooperating with Basware and using our product and service portfolio.

Are you an ambitious person who continuously wants to learn new skills and seek development opportunities without being afraid of hard work and getting your hands dirty? Do you have a passion to develop yourself in financial data and operations management, financial reporting, financial planning & analysis, and financial business partnering? If yes, you could be our new FP&A Senior Specialist.

Financial Planning and Analysis is an important part of Basware’s Finance Team, and we are building a great team that is laser focused on three core values:

  1. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through accountability, integrity, and passion
  2. Strive For Excellence – Seek opportunities to create value to Basware as well as develop team and personal capabilities all throughout the journey
  3. Drive Data-Driven Decision Making – Understand how important right data and analytics are for modern cloud software companies and lead by example on how finance transformation can be executed well

In your role as Senior Specialist, FP&A, you will report directly to Basware’s Head of FP&A, and work closely also with Basware’s Vice President, Group Finance and Control.

Key responsibilities:

  • All aspects of financial operations management and financial data management related to Basware’s HC and labor cost Actuals, Forecasting and Planning processes
  • Preparation and presentation of several Actuals, Forecast, and Planning related reports and analyses
  • Calculation and posting of Group’s Functional Cost Allocations
  • Support the Head of FP&A as required in
    • Monthly Actuals and Forecasting processes
    • Monthly Management Reporting process
    • Basware’s Long Term Financial Model maintenance and updates
  • Key user of Basware’s Financial Consolidation, Planning and Forecasting application, FPM
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses on request and as needed, and present insights to top management
  • Participate actively in the development of Basware’s FP&A operations holistically
  • Other duties as required to support the team objectives

Work with great people

Hanna Ikonen
Senior Manager, Customer Services
"I feel that I can make a difference, drive improvements & take controlled risks, and all this is supported by the company."
Sam Bradner
Senior Content Designer
"Best part of my job is flexibility and variability. I don´t really have a typical day, and I like that!"
Kevin Kamau
Senior Product Manager
"Basware is a global company that values people as a crucial driver for success."
Trang Pham
Senior Specialist, Communications
"I know I can make an impact in hundreds of different ways. Basware is really unique to me – we have the best people and we are the leader in our industry."
Mika Peurala
Solution Architect
"Absolutely the best colleagues and line managers in the world!"
Jaakko Jutila
Director, Customer Support
"At Basware you have the freedom to identify and start different development activities across the organization without getting approvals from above."
Namrata Checker
Team Lead, Digital Marketing
"What I love most about my job is the people that I work with, the freedom of putting forward my ideas, thoughts and feedback but also the freedom of creating the way of working that works best for me."
Siddhartha Bhatia
Senior Cloud Developer
"I am honored to have worked with the leaders of tomorrow. The organization is absolutely people centric with its prime focus always on employee engagement, loyalty and satisfaction."

Skills & Requirements

What we’re looking for:

  • Proactiveness, curiosity and positive can do -attitude in all what one does
  • Robust and proven FP&A skill set, with a main focus on
    • Financial operations management: coordinating financial closing, forecasting, planning and business performance review timelines, processes, and related inputs and outputs across various stakeholders
    • Financial data management across various finance systems: working with data in excel, downloading and uploading from / to various applications
    • Proven ability to work with large financial data sets from multiple systems, e.g. merging, enriching and summarizing financial data
    • Proven and reliable reporting capabilities
    • Proven ability to distill the essential from data into reports and further into performance insights
    • Proven ability to visualize data and key performance insights
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, Microsoft Power BI is an advantage
  • Proven ability of using group consolidation, planning and reporting tools and ERP. Basware uses FPM for group consolidation, planning and forecasting, and SAP ERP.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A real team player, and effective communicator with all levels of management and cross functional organizations
  • Willingness to take on new challenges
  • Willingness to learn project management skills, including e.g., planning, organizing, and prioritizing work assignments by following broad and complex instructions
  • Comfort with ambiguity and creative problem-solving
  • Highly innovative and flexible


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or business management
  • 5+ years of relevant Finance work experience, with a demonstrated working history of progressive career development and delivering against expectations in each role

What we offer:

  • A welcoming and inclusive environment
  • A motivating salary package and excellent benefits
  • Wellbeing and training programs
  • Extensive possibilities to learn & grow, and make an impact within finance and business
  • Dedicated team lead to support professional growth and give opportunities to make a difference
  • Flat organization with close relations to top management and decision making
  • Firsthand visibility and a seat at the table on managing the financials of a global software company holistically


Great Place to Work

  • We embrace a growth mindset.

  • We empower through accountability.

  • We dare to try.

  • We value every individual.

About the company

Basware is the global leader in providing networked purchase-to-pay solutions and innovative financing services. Basware’s commerce and financing network connects businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe. As the largest open business network in the world, Basware provides scale and reach for organizations of all sizes, enabling them to grow their business and unlock value across their operations by simplifying and streamlining financial processes. Small and large companies around the world achieve significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies and closer relationships with their suppliers.

Joining Basware means you’ll join a team filled with innovators, passionate about their work and enthusiastic about the purchase-to-pay industry we’ve pioneered. You’ll work alongside highly motivated, capable, and friendly individuals who collaborate to deliver world class solutions and services to hundreds of companies worldwide. A critical part of our culture is the high amount of trust we put into our employees—we want you to make a difference. So, we offer flexibility in how you work, giving you the freedom and support to deliver your best results. We truly live our values where our employees strive for excellence, put our customers first, lead the way, and inspire one another to build a winning team.

2020Recognized market leader with global operations, 20+ offices worldwide.

2019Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Procure-to-Pay Suites for fourth time

2014-2019Several industry recognitions and product launches

2012-2016Several acquisitions in the fields of e-invoicing, e-procurement and purchase-to-pay solutions

2012Launch of cloud-based B2B platform for transaction collaboration on Basware's Network

2006-2009Several acquisitions in the fields of invoice automation, data capture expertise and payment software

2005Launch of fully integrated Purchase-to-Pay solution suite

2000Basware listed on Helsinki Nasdaq, launch of purchase management software & e-invoicing service

1992Launch of first financial management software

1985Basware founded in Finland

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