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Business Controller – Common Services and Group Cost Control

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Helsinki

Do you want make a difference every day for yourself and the world? Do you see yourself working at F-Secure, and committing to help people and businesses be free in the digital world, without having to worry about cyber security.

We have now a great job opening for a talented finance professional to join our Business Control team in Helsinki.

We are looking for an energetic business controller to drive our global cost management processes to the next level. You will be developing harmonized cost management practices and will act as an owner for group cost planning and reporting processes as well as support the common services units. The common services consist of Security Research and Technologies, Information and Business Services, Finance and Supporting Services, HR and Strategy. You will be working closely with the functions senior leaders and their management teams. This a visible role that gives you a great over all view and understanding of the core service areas.

Key responsibilities in this role

  • Standardize and streamline cost reporting and planning practices
  • Provide monthly cost reporting, variance analytics and visualizations
  • Cost forecasting and budgeting
  • Participate in reporting development initiatives
  • Work closely with Common Services heads to ensure good reporting visibility and optimal cost efficiency
  • Build understanding of inter-dependency of cost drivers
  • Develop and implement proactive solutions and cost-optimization measures
  • Build awareness of market trends that could impact resource costs

What we offer:

  • Possibility to put your analytical skills to real use - make a difference – decide and initiate actions
  • Be a part of building the next level finance operations in fast evolving cyber security business environment with modern tools
  • Work together with like-minded and highly skilled experts and also learn from your colleagues

Work with great people

Javier Moreno
Senior Security Consultant
"My passion for security comes from understanding how things work. Once you do, you can control it"
Karolina Malagocka
Senior Service Marketing
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Zuzanna Kunik
Junior Data Scientist
"As a data scientist, I love working closely to data. As an extrovert, I love working with people. In my current role I’m doing both. "
Jonas Lundberg
Global Cyber Security Solution Sales
"I feel confident in selling our services that protect our customers. It's extremely stimulating and gives me a sense of purpose"
Kamil Janowski
Full-Stack developer
"With the use of the cloud and cutting edge technologies, F-secure makes programming great again"
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"
Lead Quality Engineer
"I chose F-Secure because it gives you a great variety of experiences that you can benefit from the security perspective. "
Lead Software Engineer
"You don’t feel like working in a big company, people are open and the atmosphere is very good"
"Every day comes with new challenges and surprises so it is impossible to get bored, especially in my team."
Junior Developer
"In my opinion F-Secure is the best place to work in Poland especially because here you have a lot of freedom at work. "
Senior Systems Engineer
"Best part of my current work is to have a real influence on the direction my team and work is going in."
Tinus Green
Information Security Consultant
"The fact that MWR performs research driven security work is the reason I work here."
Sean Nel
Senior Software Engineer
"If you like working on cool, new stuff with lekker people"
Annike Taljaard
Associate Information Security Consultant
"With the supportive company structure, we are encouraged not just to grow, but to grow in the direction that we want."
Jaco Erasmus
Ruby Developer
"In my two years at MWR, It has been amazing to work for an industry-leading company with a very energetic, positive and engaging culture."

Skills & Requirements

What do we expect you to bring to the table:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or Industrial Economics
  • At least 3-5 years of experience from business controlling roles with international exposure
  • Experience and capability to plan, implement and maintain global cost controlling processes
  • Willingness to learn and take part in system development initiatives to drive sustainable processes
  • Strong analytical mind-set
  • Talented Excel and PowerPoint user, good knowledge Finance ERP’s and reporting systems (we work with Salesforce, Workday HCM + Finance, Adaptive Insights and Tableau)
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Understanding of accounting principles

You will be joining a talented and highly engaged finance team with a shared passion to build data driven analytics and willing to understand the world behind the numbers.

Please apply through the system but for additional information, please contact Tuomas Laine, VP Finance, by email (tuomas.laine@f-secure.com) or by phone (+358 50 527 97 84)

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,600 amazing colleagues in 25 countries

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 32+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

At F-Secure, we are committed to helping people and businesses be free in the digital world, without having to worry about cyber security. Every day, our Fellows face the daunting challenge of outsmarting those that disrupt the digitalized world. A difficult task, we know, but something we all come together to do for our customers. We make the world a safer place.

Our Fellowship of people have a shared interest in being successful together and being open and honest with each other. At F-Secure, we meet each other as equals, but challenge each other’s ideas – we believe this makes us all better and creates a more secure environment for our customers.

As an F-Secure Fellow, you’ll be joining a tight knit network of over 1,600 colleagues, spread over 25 offices around the world. To us, Fellowship means that what we do together is more important what I do. At F-Secure you will be part of our Fellowship. Be who you are – bring your best self.

1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2009F-Secure's next step into the cloud

2010The trouble with cyber espionage

2016F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2003It begins... MWR InfoSecurity is founded.

2006MWR publishes it's first security advisory, an early step in establishing our research-led culture

2006Our first presentation at DEFCON, the first of many successful security conference appearances

2008We officially launch MWR Labs, the home of our leading security research, resources and testing tools

2008HackFu, our unique themed cyber security experience kicks off, becoming an annual fixture.

2010MWR secures its first of multiple pwn2own wins, this time finding a major vulnerability in Apple’s Safari browser

2015Launch of Countercept, a managed attack detection service leveraging the years of cyber security expertise within MWR.

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins the F-Secure family which leads to a presence in a total of 5 continents


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