Sanoma is an innovative and agile learning and media company impacting the lives of millions every day. Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their full potential. We offer printed and digital course materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and want to continue to grow our business across Europe. Our Finnish media business provides independent journalism and engaging entertainment and will also do so for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners. Our net sales totalled EUR 1062 million and we employed approximately 4,800 professionals in 2020. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at

Group Finance and Control provides financial services to Sanoma Learning, Sanoma Media Finland and the entire Sanoma Group. Sanoma Group’s Finance and Control functions include Business Control, Functional Control, Financial Control, Accounting Services, Tax, and Finance Development.

We are currently looking for a…

Summer Trainees to Sanoma Group’s Accounting Services

… to join our educational family!

Sanoma Group’s Accounting Services team is looking for Summer Trainees/Junior Financial Specialists for summer 2022. This would be an unique chance to learn how financial accounting is done in a listed global company. At Sanoma you’ll have opportunity to work in a highly professional and supportive team and gain real work experience in an international environment. 

The department 

The Accounting Services team is an integral part of Sanoma Group Finance Control and provides accounting services to Sanoma’s Learning and Media operations. As a function we aim to provide scalable and high-quality accounting services, driving value from an end-to-end perspective. We want to be the go-to party for all local accounting related questions.

In finance field you could work with:

Accounts Payable (Purchase-to-Pay)

In this role you will be supporting finance activities within Accounts Payable. On a daily basis you support team with purchase invoice and travel claim processing, payments, query and escalation handling, month-end closing activities including accruals and reconciliations.

Accounts Receivable (Order-to-Cash)

In this role you will be supporting finance activities within Accounts Receivable. On a daily basis you could be supporting team with bank statement postings, allocation of incoming payments, customer refunds and reconciliations. You support a smooth month-end and closing process by handling closing activities and reconciliations in a timely manner.

Qualifications Required

We are looking for driven, positive individuals who have can-do attitude. You have a true interest to work in Finance and preferably already some work experience. Also we are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Soon to be graduated BSc/MSc, a major in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills in English and/or Finnish
  • Customer driven mindset
  • A brave and proactive approach to work and good team playing skills
  • Digi savvy, good excel skills would be useful

Sanoma offers 

As an employer, Sanoma offers a working environment where you are able and encouraged to show your best self. The working environment is result-oriented as well as flexible with a focus on collaboration. We offer you interesting and challenging tasks. You will be part of a professional and experienced international team. 


Are you interested in this position? Please send your online application, including salary request and CV in English. This position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.


Finland, Helsinki

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