Tesi – Investment and financial management specialist (Finnish required)

Type of contract: Fixed term of approximately one year, full-time (or part-time 30-37.5h/week if agreed)

Location: Porkkalankatu 1 00180 Helsinki & telecommuting possibility

Start date: October-November 2023

Salary: market rate, negotiable

Application deadline: 13.09.2023

Job description

Are you interested in financial management and the world of venture capital? Do you want to contribute to the management of Tesi’s investments and the development of these processes? You now have the opportunity to develop as an investment and financial management specialist in a temporary study leave placement of approximately one year as part of Tesi’s Finance and Asset Management team. The ideal starting date for the role is October 2023, but the start date can be arranged for October-November depending on your circumstances.

As an Investment and Financial Management Specialist, you will be involved in a wide range of investment and financial management tasks. When you start in the role, you will be assigned your own responsibilities according to your skills, interests and the team’s division of labour. Your job description will focus on either direct investments in companies or funds and related BackOffice tasks. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, including, but not limited to, the settlement of investments and the recording of instruments and transactions. You will also prepare monthly account statements and will be involved in the preparation of financial statements and tax returns. You will take care of reporting and liaise with the various investment teams. You will also have the opportunity to participate in company-wide development projects.

To succeed in this role, you will be familiar with the basic principles of financial management and be interested in developing your financial skills in the field of private equity. You may well be at an early stage in your career, as the finance team will provide you with the necessary support and coaching to develop your skills. You will fit into the team if you are open to learning new things and working on different tasks, and if you are comfortable working with different stakeholders. You are tenacious, accurate and have a long-term focus. You will work on a hybrid model in Ruoholahti, Helsinki. The work is full-time, but working hours are flexible, e.g. due to finalised studies.

Tesi’s values as an employer

At Tes, we make investments every day that have a big impact on the tens of thousands of employees of our target companies and, through them, on society as a whole. Together, we create growth and jobs and tackle sustainability challenges. Alongside venture capital investments, we share knowledge and expertise to accelerate business growth and develop the Finnish capital market. Venture capital requires strong expertise. We encourage continuous training and skills development for our staff. Our aim is to bring together an increasingly diverse range of skills and perspectives. Read more here.

You are expected to: 

An appropriate university degree or a postgraduate degree

Previous work experience in financial management, e.g. internship – experience in investment or finance would be an advantage

Good MS Office skills, especially in Excel, and preferably experience in BI applications (Tableau, Power BI).

Self-motivation, systematic approach and a genuine desire to develop in the role

Good interpersonal skills in Finnish and English

Tesi offers you: 

The opportunity to develop your expertise in financial and investment management as part of a professional and supportive finance team

A supportive, low-hierarchical and open working culture that believes in equality and the power of diversity

A competitive salary and comprehensive employment benefits, including extensive occupational health care, cultural, sports and lunch benefits.Tesi invests in the well-being of its employees and work-life balance.

Working in modern premises in Ruoholahti, Helsinki, with a hybrid model.

Would this be the next step in your career? Please send your CV, motivation letter and any other attachments, such as your transcripts in PDF format by 13.9. at the latest via aTalent’s application system at:  Please also include your salary expectations and earliest possible start date in your application documents. We do not accept applications by e-mail, but only process applications received via the application system.

For this position, you will be employed directly by Tesi, which you can read more about at: If you have any questions about the job and the application process, please contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Kati Hautakoski (+358 50 552 0419, kati.hautakoski[at] on Thursday 31.8. from 15-16, Wednesday 6.9. from 12-13 and Wednesday 13.9. from 10-11.

A timetable for the recruitment process:

Wed 13.9: Deadline for applications

Weeks 37-38: aTalent personal video interviews

Weeks 38-40: In-person interviews with Tesi.

Oct: Recruitment decision and signing of employment contract

October-November: Start of work as agreed


Tesi (Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy) is a state-owned private equity company established in 1995. We invest in private equity funds and directly in Finnish growth companies on market terms, on the same terms and with the same expected returns, together with private investors. As a state-owned venture capital company, our objective is to develop the Finnish venture capital market and promote the growth of innovative businesses and the economy, alongside financial performance. We believe that Finnish companies have a key role to play in addressing global challenges in a sustainable way. As an owner, Tesi is developing and financing these solutions. We share financial risk, support the growth and internationalisation of companies and promote skilled ownership.