Financial Accountant

We are looking for a Financial Accountant
– Swiss & IFRS GAAP – based in Zurich

Be part of a multicultural and international team, based in our Zurich office.
On our teams, everyone counts – and we want your unique way of thinking.

You bring the talent, and we’ll provide the rest!

Are you…

  • Sharp and focused with strong analytical skills?
  • Interested in working with technology to better business?
  • An excellent communicator?
  • Positive, creative, with a can-do attitude?
  • Flexible, open-minded, not afraid to take charge?
  • Highly collaborative yet results oriented?
  • Eager to learn and develop in a multicultural environment?

What you can expect

  • Handling monthly, quarterly and annual closings in line with Regional and Group reporting requirements and calendar
  • Preparing financial statements for Swiss and IFRS GAAP
  • Preparing, providing and managing accounting transactions in close cooperation with controlling teams
  • Maintaining and preparing account reconciliations to provide accuracy and consistency in financial accounts
  • Computing VAT and preparing necessary declarations
  • Cooperating closely with offshore and onshore accounting and financial teams, financial controllers, internal and external auditors as well as other stakeholders and functions across the Group
  • Developing and optimizing processes within the Finance function in close cooperation with HR, Controlling and Business representatives
  • Contributing to and driving projects that help to continuously improve finance related activities (e.g. promote tools, best practices of working efficiency, bookkeeping)
  • Complying with financial policies and regulations, and ensuring compliance with GAAP principles

What we expect from you.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 4+ years’ Experience/proven track record in Accounting/Finance within a global organization
  • In-depth knowledge of Swiss GAAP, IFRS experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Tax related regulations (mainly VAT)
  • Proficiency with accounting & financial systems/software applications, preferably Oracle
  • Good capacity to verify own work, check for consistency and quality of delivered data
  • Solid ability and willingness to enhance process and controls
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel
  • Fluency in English
  • Very good communication skills to efficiently interact with various stakeholders in the Group

Interested? We should talk!

Starting date: Immediately

Location: Zurich

Take your chance and apply!



Posted on:

April 22, 2020

Experience level:

Mid level

Education level:

Bachelor, Master, oder gleichwertiger Abschluss

Contract type:



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