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Summer Trainee, Cost Cycle

Summer Trainee, Cost Cycle in Finance and Control


Do you want to experience what the real challenge is at the beginning of your career pathway? Our company, Vaisala, provides up to 120 summer trainee positions every year for you to learn and develop your professional skills. We are a global leader in weather and industrial measurements, and our technologies can be found in demanding environments from hospitals, national parks and data centers to airports and wind farms all over the world – even on Mars!


We are now looking for an energetic, motivated and detail-oriented Cost Cycle specialist trainee to join our Finance & Control organization at Vaisala headquarters in Vantaa. 


You will be part of our Cost Cycle team consisting of 10 energetic and motivated professionals. Together with the team, you will have an excellent opportunity to gather experience from working in an international organization and develop your skills to be a finance professional in proficient and supportive teams. In this role you will be working in close co-operation with other financial professionals and stakeholders in Vaisala. You will report to Head of Finance, Cost Cycle.





  • Develop your skills to be a financial professional
  • Be part of a global centralized team working closely together with other finance professionals
  • Gather valuable work experience in a company, that is the global leader in its own business area


At Vaisala, we rely on our courage, curiosity, and world-class expertise to stay ahead and make a difference. Committed to being a great place to grow for brilliant minds from diverse backgrounds, we work together to build an inclusive community where everyone is welcome and belongs as they are. All talents applying to join our community will be considered without regard to their background. Our trust-based culture is the home for purpose-driven people who are inspired by our shared values, innovations and impact for a better, sustainable world.





  • Process purchase invoices and travel claims on a global scale
  • Match invoices to purchase orders and receipts
  • Process indirect taxes related to purchase invoices
  • Carry out month-end closing procedures of accounts payable globally
  • Participate to interesting system related projects





  • A company with a purpose: we provide observations for a better world, helping to build a more sustainable planet. Our measurement products and solutions are used to both analyze and predict the weather around the globe and to optimize industrial processes to minimize energy consumption and waste of resources.
  • Equal opportunities for all: We have no gender pay gap, and as a global company diversity of people is one of the cornerstones of our success.  
  • Engaged work community: The Engagement (4.14/5) and Leadership (4.16/5) Indexes in our annual employee survey are on an excellent level, as our employees report that they find their work meaningful, learn, and feel well in their work. The length of an average career at Vaisala is 10 years.



If you want to work for a company that has a truly positive impact on our planet, you have come to the right place!





  • At least 2nd year B.Sc. (Econ.) student or equivalent, courses in financial accounting
  • Positive attitude and genuine interest in accounting
  • Fluent written and spoken Finnish and English
  • Experience in financial systems is seen as an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills


Leading performance, not location. Our culture is trust-based. We treasure face-to-face collaboration with our colleagues, but hybrid work and flexibility are the new norm for us.  


For additional information please contact Susanna Ojala, Head of Finance– Cost Cycle via email


If you are interested, apply at the latest on 31st of March, 2023 via the application form. The position will be filled as soon as we find the right fit!

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