01 July 2022
Finanzen & Treuhand
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We are pleased to collaborate with a fast-growing company active on a global scale, in finding a HEAD OF ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL REPORTING (GERMAN OR SWISS GERMAN) .

Reporting directly to the CFO, you will lead and supervise all the Swiss accounting functions (General Ledger, Account Payable/Receivable, Treasury…) 

In this context, your main missions are to:

  • Ensure accurate, timely, efficient and compliant financial reporting process including coordination of period-end closing activities, management and group reporting, including regulatory, in accordance with IFRS and local accounting standards
  • Lead a team of 20 persons 
  • Design & reorganize the Swiss accounting function, in particular define specialized tasks (staged approach) and key users/ leads (AR, AP,FA, TR,…)
  • Optimize/ simplify accounting shared service center
  • Select best practices and align accounting practices & closing processes in Switzerland, including inputs from functions outside finance
  • Support the implementation of new Group internal control policies
  • Support for the implementation of projects implemented in Switzerland affecting the Finance sector
  • Implementation of the structure and accounting standard on acquisitions
  • Improvement of ERP Finance and supply chain tools
  • Develop a strong relationship with those responsible for entities and regions management to build a strong functional reporting and control framework
  • Manage and oversee the various external audit processes
  • Supports, leads, or represent Finance in certain Country or Group projects
  • Prepare the internal monthly Management reports with analysis and commentaries on the results for the period

Your profile:

  • You have a good knowledge in French, English AND GERMAN OR SWISS GERMAN ( required=> if you do not have these skills your application will not be considered)
  • You have a demonstrated experience of 7-9 years in a similar role and you are able to develop, federate and inspire a large team
  • You have a Master degree or an equivalent
  • You are recognized by your excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  •  You are used to work with strong methodologies and you are very well structured and ease with technology and software
  • You are a natural driver, energetic, pragmatic, Hands-on
  • Team player, dynamic, you adopt a logical and methodical approach to problem solving