Chief Data Officer

Accountor Group is building a brand new IT Function to support the group’s growth. Therefore, we are now looking for hard-core talents with hunger, views and skills to build a totally novel IT capabilities to support business growth. Every team member will have their own area of responsibility that they will define a strategy and create and implement new practices for. 

At Accountor we do not settle with average. Instead, we are looking for brave forerunners that are looking ahead into the future. If you consider yourself as such a person and in addition have strong project and network management skills and experience in the field of data and analytics, you might be the person we are looking for to the position


Your main area of responsibility will be data and analytics. Your goal is to create a data strategy, target blueprint and roadmap to enable a sustainable growth and profitability of Accountor’s business. You will ensure internal efficiencies through improved data structure and data integrity, and quality and implement efficient data governance and processes. You know you have succeeded when you have established a functioning Data and Analytics Strategy, improved cost of serve, business growth and profitability, data quality and integrity. You will report to the Group CIO.

You will co-operate daily both with your team members from the Group IT function and with different stakeholders inside the Group and external service providers. An important part of your job is change management – you will influence and consult different stakeholders in matters concerning data and analytics to reach your targets. You will co-operate closely with the top management and support them in making better decisions concerning issues related to data and analytics. Your work tasks will for example include overseeing how the business uses data and information in order to support key business processes, managing the lifecycle of data so it complies with business’s needs and availing an environment that makes data and information accessible to all departments and personnel across the business. You will work in a dynamic environment and lead several projects simultaneously under strict timelines.

To be successful in this position we see that you need to have:

  • Ability to manage networks, remote workers and change
  • Strong IT-project management skills
  • Strong Data Analytics skills and experience in building and leading a data science organization
  • University degree (or equivalent of the same in working experience) in Computer Science, Data Science, Management Information Systems, Statistics, Analytics or other related field
  • Fluent Finnish and English, knowing other Scandinavian languages is an advantage
  • Previous experience in Agile and LEAN methods is seen as an advantage

So why should you join our new Group IT team? In this position you get to both create something new and implement it in practice. At Accountor Group you will also be part of a dynamic, international scale up company with high ambitions and passion for results.

Your office will be located in the Group management office in the Helsinki area. The work requires occasional traveling to Accountor’s country offices (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Netherlands).

Please apply by sending your CV and application via the link below latest December 18 2017.

For more information please contact Group CIO, Matti Malinen, tel. +358 40 544 9556. Matti will be best available 12:00-15:00.

Do you want to know more and meet some of the people you would be working with? Please watch this video and learn more about the job!


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