Manager, ESG Reporting, UPM-Kymmene Oyj, Helsinki

Manager, ESG Reporting, UPM-Kymmene Oyj, Helsinki

Employment type
Permanent, Full-time
Deadline for applications

Would you like to join a global, growing company that innovates for a more sustainable tomorrow? UPM could be the team for you. We are frontrunners in developing renewable alternatives to fossil-based materials. Besides enabling both businesses and consumers make more sustainable choices, we strive to create a positive UPM experience for all our employees around the world. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage. Join us in creating a future beyond fossils!

We are now looking for a Manager, ESG Reporting to join our Group Controlling team in Helsinki, Finland.

Greetings from your future manager

We are now looking for a Manager, ESG Reporting to our Group Controlling Team who would be strengthening us in our Group Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting and related process development. You would deliver and analyse KPIs related to EU Taxonomy disclosures and participate on our Green Bond reporting. With a strong financial background and interest towards sustainability topics you would also contribute to alignment of ESG-reporting processes with the financial reporting framework. You would be acting as liaison between Finance and Responsibility teams and foster collaboration and alignment between these areas. Challenging current ways of doing and finding new and better ways forward as well as good collaboration with various stakeholders is crucial for succeeding in this interesting position.” – Anna-Kaisa Pukka, Senior Manager, Group Controlling

What You Will Do

Corporate ESG reporting: Participate in the preparation of the sustainability related disclosures in accordance with ESRS (European Sustainability Reporting Standards), EU Taxonomy and Green Bond reporting. Follow disclosure requirements related to sustainability reporting and ensure consistency between IFRS financial statements and non-financial information.

ESRS reporting process development: Further develop UPM’s ESG reporting processes which aim for high efficiency, data quality, consistency and reliability in accordance with the ESRS, EU Taxonomy and other relevant requirements together with Responsibility team. Develop reporting policies and guidelines to integrate ESG reporting process within the existing financial closing and reporting process.

Audit and controls: Initiate and build adequate internal controls and ensure complete and accurate ESG reporting data for both limited and reasonable assurance together with the Responsibility team.

Who You Are

  • You have a minimum 5+ years’ experience in financial reporting and process development, business controlling, auditing, ESG assurance or internal control development with the interest towards ESG reporting.
  • You have a relevant educational background e.g. M.Sc in Accounting.
  • You have a strong understanding and experience of financial data, audit trails, controls and reporting.
  • You have worked in/with a large international company with global reporting processes.
  • You own interest towards sustainability topics including reporting & metrics, with understanding of the overall corporate sustainability area.
  • You have a can-do attitude and you are initiative and willing to drive changes in the organization.
  • You are fluent in English and Finnish.
  • Experience from Group Reporting is seen as a benefit.

This Is What We Offer For You

  • A meaningful job – We have an inspiring purpose ‘We create a future beyond fossils. Our work is impactful and transformative.
  • A caring community – Our community is built on great team spirit and shared commitment. We care about each other and the well-being of our colleagues. We support the work-life balance of all our employees.
  • Development opportunities – We offer you great opportunities to learn and grow throughout your career. We are an international, multi-business organization offering plenty of avenues for personal growth.
  • Responsible employer - Sustainability is at the core of everything we do. We are committed to ambitious, science-based sustainability targets in all areas from climate change to biodiversity. We foster diversity and inclusivity, offering a work environment in which everyone can be themselves.

Additional information

The position is located in Helsinki, Finland.

The recruitment process is carried out in cooperation with Barona. If you have questions regarding the role or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment consultant Sanna Lamminen, tel. +358 50 340 9104 or sanna.lamminen(at)

Please submit your online application by April 21th, 2024 including your CV and salary expectation. Please be informed that we may start discussions with the most suitable candidates already during the application period, and the position will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.

A security background check may be performed for those selected to UPM positions, in accordance with the company recruitment guidelines and the Security Clearance Act 726/2014.

UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.


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UPM-Kymmene Oyj
UPM-Kymmene Oyj

We deliver renewable and responsible solutions and innovate for a future beyond fossils across six business areas: UPM Fibres, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. As the industry leader in responsibility, we are committed to the UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the science-based targets to mitigate climate change. We employ 17,000 people worldwide and our annual sales are approximately EUR 9.8 billion. Our shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. UPM Biofore – Beyond fossils.

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