Business Controller

Salary Competitive
Swappie is the fastest growing B2C-startup in Helsinki, growing from 65 to 300 employees during the past year (5/2019 to 6/2020). We are building an end-to-end marketplace for refurbished smartphones. We’re currently in hyper growth mode and expanding our operations across Europe, bringing the circular smartphone economy to the masses. We are looking for a highly motivated and data-driven Business Controller to support our business operations.

You will be supporting us to continue our hyper growth mode and speed up new country openings as well as develop our internal reporting and business metrics. This is a great opportunity to develop business controlling practices and metrics working closely with the business. It's a versatile role where you get to make an impact and challenge yourself.

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to join our growing 300+ person team and to develop business controlling practices and metrics in one of the fastest growing startups in Europe

  • Extremely interesting business controlling environment supported by advanced real time analytics

  • Competitive salary & great option package

  • People-centric working culture and possibility for remote work; taking ownership of the role and getting things done is our core value

  • Supportive & low-hierarchy team

  • Healthcare benefits, company events, company library, and more!

What you will work on:

  • Various business controlling tasks at the core of our finance function, including e.g. country level business controlling responsibilities and/or functional area business controlling

  • Working closely with business operations supporting selected teams and/or business directors

  • Analyzing and developing reports, KPIs and dashboards to track and visualize performance

  • Building structure where we are lacking it

  • Identifying key areas for improvement, for your role and the business

Who you are:

  • You have three years of experience in minimum from business controlling duties

  • You have strong financial and/or accounting know-how

  • You have superior Excel skills and understanding of BI tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau or Qlik)

  • Analytical and business driven financial expert with a can-do attitude and ability to think critically

  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Finnish skills are considered as a plus

  • Experience from fast-paced business environments or working with growth companies is considered as a plusLocation: Helsinki, Finland (Ruoholahti)

Start date: September-October

Job type: Permanent, Full-time

If you’re an ambitious builder who wants to make an impact, we’d love to hear from you!

Please submit your application before 18.8. We are contacting candidates constantly, so please do not hesitate to apply soon! The recruitment will be completed as soon as we find the right candidate.

Swappie is changing the market in consumer electronics by building the world-leading marketplace for refurbished devices. Now we are busy conquering new markets and expanding our operations globally. Not only are we building a great business, but we also want to do our part for the planet and shift the global consumer behaviour to a more responsible one by making buying refurbished electronics more accessible.

Job advert posted: 27.7.



Swappie is a high growth technology company based in Helsinki, Finland, building an end-to-end marketplace for refurbished smartphones. We’re currently in hyper growth mode and expanding our operations across Europe, bringing the circular smartphone economy to the masses. We want to change the way people think about refurbished smartphones and promote a more sustainable alternative.  

Since launching in Finland 2016, we have grown extremely fast and have raised funding from some of the most prestigious investors in Finland: Lifeline Ventures (early investor of mobile gaming giant Supercell) and Reaktor Ventures. We’ve also won numerous international business awards, including appearing on Wired’s list of hottest startups in Helsinki, the Finnish Innovation Fund’s award for contribution to the circular economy, and appearing on TNW’s Tech5. 


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Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

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Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at

Swappie is changing the way consumers buy electronics. We're building the leading marketplace for refurbished devices and making it easy, safe and accessible to buy and sell pre-owned smartphones. We're one of the fastest-growing startups in the Europe with a team growing from 40 to 400 employees within the past two years. Currently, is active in eight countries and looking to expand even further. If you're interested in joining a fast-paced startup and turning the consumer electronics market into a more sustainable one, check out our open positions! 🚀

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