Analyst/Associate Analyst, Helsinki At Nordic Investment Bank (NIB)

The NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK (NIB) offers you the chance to do banking that makes a difference. The projects that we finance benefit the environment and improve productivity in the Nordic-Baltic region. We are an International Financial Institution owned by the eight Nordic and Baltic countries, and we offer you the possibility to work with experts from around the world. The challenges you will face working at NIB are unique and will provide you with valuable experiences. We value diversity and we are a close network of some 230 professionals located in the heart of Helsinki. The atmosphere is international and our official working language is English.

We are looking for an

Analyst/Associate Analyst

to join our Financial Planning Unit

Do you have the ambition to work in a unique role that helps you gain knowledge of banking from many perspectives in an organisation that is Financing the Future? Would you be defined as a true team player, who enjoys working on multiple projects across the organisation?

The Financial Planning Unit is part of the Treasury & Finance department. The Unit is responsible for developing and maintaining NIB’s framework for overall financial planning. At NIB, this activity covers business and financial planning, financial modelling, business performance measurement and forecasting, as well as management reporting and analysis. The financial planning unit has a leading role in reporting, analysing and forecasting the banks financial performance and providing senior management with data-based business insight to support strategic decision making. The unit also has a key role in management of centralised data and business intelligence.

Your role as an Analyst/Associate Analyst will be to contribute to the unit’s key deliverables in financial reporting/forecasting and business analysis. In addition, the role includes development initiatives in areas such as reporting and financial modelling.

Our Unit is an ambitious and supportive team that values initiative, learning and sharing. At this position, you will also get to proactively team-up with other specialists across the Bank in our open and inclusive working environment. Further, we offer you the opportunity to enhance and broaden your professional skills in banking, reporting process development and modern business intelligence.

Your journey in NIB will consist of:

  •  Taking (or growing into) an expert role in development and delivery of the Financial Planning Unit’s monthly reporting for the Bank’s management and other stakeholders
  •  Taking (or growing into) a leading role in developing our Rolling Financial Forecasting model
  •  Participating in the development and management of the Unit’s own reporting databases (in alignment with NIB’s data architecture and EDW solution)
  •  Understanding end-to-end data flows from source systems to self-service analytical areas and reports
  •  Deepening your skills and learning more on financial analysis and forecasting on topics such as profitability, capital, liquidity, and balance sheet while being supported by experienced colleagues
  •  Taking part in other tasks within the Unit to stay connected to the overall business activities and business development at NIB

We are looking for someone who:

  •  Has passion to working with data and report development while committing to high quality and timely deliveries on business and management reporting
  •  Is able to learn how to efficiently utilise different data sources to support ad hoc analytical needs from Business or other key stakeholders
  •  Has the ability to work within a team, build relationships and to collaborate in a cross-functional role
  •  Has an analytical mindset and relevant technical competences such as Power BI, SQL in addition to mastering Excel
  •  Is fluent in spoken and written English with good communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Has a higher education qualification, in a field such as finance, data science, data analytics (or other computing science) or statistics (or other relevant education)
  •  Has a few years of appropriate work experience in areas such as controlling, reporting and/or business/data analysis/modelling, preferably from the financial industry
  •  Has interest in, or would like to learn about capital, liquidity and balance sheet planning and forecasting for financial institutions, including profitability and risk-return considerations
  •  Treats data as an asset and continuously strives to improve processes and workflows
  •  Is energetic, has a proactive personality and contributes to the positive atmosphere in the team and among colleagues
  •  Has a high level of integrity and likes working in a multi-cultural environment

We offer you:

  •  A unique opportunity to gain insight on how a bank and its components work
  •  A place in an International Financial Institution with a clear purpose to do good
  •  A chance to learn and master modern data management, business intelligence and reporting tools and, through that, truly influence how NIB will be operating in the future
  •  A role in an ambitious and supportive team that values initiative, learning, sharing and the ability to proactively collaborate with colleagues across the Bank
  •  A platform to learn and master the modern financial planning discipline
  •  A possibility to contribute to a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region
  •  A modern working space in the heart of Helsinki, with a possibility to partly work remotely

NIB offers an international banking environment and a competitive remuneration package. Our unique position as an International Financial Institution owned by the Nordic-Baltic countries provides a novel perspective on the financial industry.

Additional information

The position is located at the NIB headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. We warmly welcome expatriate employees and their families by supporting their relocation and integration to a lively Nordic capital with a modern atmosphere.

Additional information about the position can be obtained from Ville Väisänen, Head of Financial Planning (+358 10 618 0267 or

To apply for the position and for more information about NIB, please visit

The deadline for submitting your application is 6 July 2023, applications will however be processed successively when received.

The vision of NIB is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. Our employees are our strongest asset in realising this vision. Our core values are competence, commitment and cooperation. In recruitment, NIB puts the main emphasis on personal and professional qualifications and experience. NIB is a professional expert organisation, and encourages employees to continuously develop their professional competencies while maintaining a sustainable work-life balance.



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