Our client, an ever-expanding multinational, are searching for a Head of Accounting to join & lead their Geneva team.
Head of Accounting, Geneva, Switzerland
Reporting directly to the CFO, you will have a high-level exposure to the senior management of the business.
If you are a candidate who is looking for a role with a mix of operational vs. strategic, and who likes to bring new ideas to the table, this could be the position for you.
Preparation of the consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS and Swiss GAAP.
Management of 8 direct reports including Consolidation & Accounting Managers.
Lead training sessions and performance reviews to develop team members.
Constantly refresh knowledge on IFRS standards and regulations, and update accounting manuals and policies to reflect this.
Develop close working relationships with the wider finance function (e.g. controlling, tax)
Responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes.
Liaison with internal and external auditors.
Involvement in ad-hoc projects including systems upgrades, process improvements and dashboard creation.
Key competencies & soft skills:
Full fluency in English and French a must.
Bachelors/Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent.
CPA / ACCA or equivalent a benefit.
Big 4 experience is a plus, but not compulsory.
Strong communication and influencing skills.
Ability to build relationships with finance & non-finance, internal & external stakeholders.
Prior experience of hiring, managing, and developing team members.
A Swiss passport/permit or EU passport is mandatory for this role.
If you are interested in applying for this Head of Accounting role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to Emma.Feneley@emearecruitment.eu or call Emma Feneley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client has an exciting opportunity to offer, for a Global Internal Auditor to work as part of a global internal audit team within a growing and sustainability focused organisation.
Global Internal Auditor, Eindhoven, Noord Brabant
As Global Internal Auditor you will be working across operational, IT and SOX related audits. Your specialism and main focus will be as Subject Matter Expert in SOX and internal controls. The role offers a platform to gain key exposure of the business with a view to progressing your career internally, into a business or finance focused role.
With international opportunities also available internally, this role will ideally suit an ambitious individual looking gain knowledge in an internal role, taking their first step out of a Big 4 environment, in order to gain a broader business exposure.
Preparation and execution of internal control and SOX testing
Plan and carry out advisory and assurance meets, from operational audits, fraud investigations to quality and compliance reviews
Continuous improvement through closely working with other team members to assess risks and develop audit programs
Identification of risks and controls
Regular interaction across number of departments and management across the business, as well as effective interaction and provision of information for external auditors
Global travel (25-30%) to perform audits abroad in a variety of cultures/international environments
RA/CIA Qualification or similar preferred, but practical experience more important
5-6+ years’ experience – preferably including SOX
Experience gained in a Big 4 environment, ideally to Manager level, and/or internally within a multinational company
Interest in international travel (25-30%) alongside a good work-life balance
Strong communication skills in English language, also ideally with Dutch. Additional languages such as French, German, Spanish, Mandarin) would be beneficial
If you are interested in applying for this Global Internal Auditor role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Elliott Sayers in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
We are currently excited to be recruiting the role of Finance & Administration Manager, working with an international subsidiary of a large multinational listed business, with offices located in The Hague.
Finance & Administration Manager, The Hague, Zuid Holland
The company has opened a newly created position, covering a broad range of duties ranging from running financial administration of 15 holding companies, including internal and external reporting, to assuming the role of Office Manager – providing all round support to employees in a small team setting.
Management of HR/Facilities/Accounting/IT related tasks and acting as main point of contact for Head Office
Overseeing financial administration for 15 holding companies - including writing financial statements
Charging costs, booking invoices and reporting monthly figures in a timely and accurate manner
Management of payroll and CIT/VAT declarations
Liaising with external parties including the Dutch tax authorities and bank/s
Qualified to HBO level (higher professional) or similar
15+ years’ experience in a similar role, with experience and knowledge of statutory financial requirements and broader ‘office management’ experience
Strong communication skills for interaction both internally and externally
Ability to work well independently and as team player, with good time management skills
Fluency in both Dutch AND English (including written) is essential
Prior SAP knowledge is beneficial
If you are interested in applying for this Finance & Administration Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Polly in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Our client based near Zug is recruiting for an Accountant to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join a growing, international business, with growth opportunities in different areas.
Accountant, Zug, Switzerland
To be considered for this Accountant role you will have solid experience in AP/AR and general ledger accounting and basic experience in consolidation processes. You will hold strong communication skills and will be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Key responsibilities for the Accountant include:
To support the finance team with accounts payables/receivables, general ledger accounting and closing/consolidation tasks
Assisting in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual closing activities
Assisting with budgets and forecasting and having analytic foresight into how the Accounts can drive the business forward
Organise first reviews of balance sheets and profit/loss statement with Accounting Manager
Assist during the financial audit process.
Credit Card and employee expense booking and reconciliation.
Experience and knowledge required for the ideal Accountant:
At least 2-3 years’ experience within Accounting
Graduate or business qualification, ideally with Accounting accreditation
Full fluency in English, German is a plus
MS Office proficiency, SAP experience is a plus
Knowledge of Swiss CO and IFRS rules is an advantage
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Must hold a valid permit to work in Switzerland
If you are interested in applying for this Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jessica Watt in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is an international pharmaceutical business, offering critical solutions to industry; maximizing research and technology to make a positive impact on society and are currently seeking a Group Controller. With their technical expertise and strategic collaborations, they are driving change and innovation in their field.
Group Controller, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
We are currently recruiting for a newly created position, a Group Controller, to join their centralised finance function working as part of a small, key team in this global business. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced people manager to oversee and develop the financial accounting and external financial reporting functions to ensure accurate, timely reporting, in compliance with US GAAP and IFRS.
Your duties will include although will not be limited to:
Leading and developing the financial accounting and external financial reporting functions
Driving financial system transformation and process improvements to support the business' continued growth and development
Engaging with internal and external stakeholders
Ensuring compliance with US GAAP, IFRS and SOX
Supporting corporate activities and projects within the finance function for example transfer pricing, treasury, financings, etc.
Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or a recognized professional qualification RA, ACA, ACCA, CPA (or equivalent)
An audit background in the Big4 would be preferred
At least 15 years' relevant work experience
US GAAP and SOX experience
Fluent in English
Experience in a multinational organization
Strong people management skills and experience developing teams
A keen eye for detail, quality, and a drive to excel
Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment, and responsibility
If you are interested in applying for this Group Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation, please call Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client is an prestigious, international company with a European Headquarter in Amsterdam. They are currently looking to appoint a Cash Manager into their join their centralised Treasury Team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Corporate Treasury Manager and be mainly responsible for cash and intercompany loan management.
Cash Manager, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
This is a great opportunity for the ambitious professional, with experience in either finance or treasury, looking for a professional development in a challenging environment. You will also be part of a diverse and international finance department.
Tasks & responsibilities:
Daily cash management for a high volume of entities, with cash forecasting
Manage the intercompany loans position and limits, coordinate with accounting teams and provide correct data for finanical accounting
Participate in reasury process optmisation and standardisation
Assist with internal and external treasury related audits
Record transactions in the banking system and maintain daily transactions
Provide daily and ad hoc exchange rates for the group companies
Bank account maintenance, account opening, closing, and additional relavent tasks
Provide any other ad-hoc support to the treasury team
Relevant Bachelors degree
Fluency in English and Russian is essential
A minimum of 4 yeast finance experience, preferably within Cash Management and Treasury
Highly organisaed and a problem solving attitiude
If you are interested in applying for this Cash Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
We are currently working with a US listed business, located within easy commute of Den Haag and Amsterdam, to recruit an Accounting Manager Benelux. As a key player in the field of technology and services, the company works across a diverse range of industries and has a strong brand and reputation.
Experiencing continued success, the organisation has an opportunity available for an experienced, qualified Accountant to join their Benelux division as Accounting Manager, strengthening the function with responsibility for statutory compliance and interaction with numerous external organisations. This opportunity sits within a truly international business and offers a clear progression path for career development. Whilst it is a full time role, part time applicants may also be considered.
Working autonomously with full responsibility for statutory compliance
Preparation of financial statements for 8+ operating companies across Belgium and Netherlands
Liaison with external tax advisors, auditors and Shared Service Centres
Preparation of income tax returns
Compliance with the Central Bureau Statistics and preparation of documents for worker councils
Hands-on responsibility for payroll related issues
Participation in projects such as integration of acquisitions
ACCA or equivalent qualification
5+ years’ experience in statutory accounting/compliance
Experience of having worked with Dutch and/or Belgian entities
Ability to work autonomously and a ‘can-do’ approach
Experience of working with SAP would be ideal
Fluent Dutch and English language skills are essential
If you are interested in applying for this Accounting Manager Benelux role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client – a leading multinational real estate company is currently looking to welcome a German-speaking Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their multinational team in a vibrant, fast-paced environment in Amsterdam. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a challenging environment with scope for identifying and implementing a range of process improvement opportunities.
The Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist will cover multiple international entities and will play a key role in supporting the continued growth of the company. The role will suit a fluent German-speaking Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist with an inquisitive and determined mindset, who seeks an opportunity to join a global leader within their industry.
Key Responsibilities for the Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist:
Support the SSC Manager with audit queries and ad hoc projects
Organise weekly payment runs and daily cash balance updates
Work with Management Accountants to ensure correct GL coding of expenses
Process bank bookings and reconciliations
Monitor and process electronic vendor invoices
Oversee cash clearing of bank accounts
The ideal Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist will have:
Fluent spoken and written German and English language ability
Minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable experience
Strong Excel skills (macros and pivot tables)
Excellent communication skills with an ability to identify and solve invoice queries
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business administration would be preferable
If you are interested in applying for this Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist role then please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Morgan Johnson in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
My client, a specialist manufacturing company within healthcare, are seeking a Controller – German Speaking to manage the DACH region.
Controller – German Speaking, Geleen, Limburg, Netherlands
As the DACH Controller – German Speaking, you’ll work closely with the Finance Director and cover Accounting, Treasury, Tax and Reporting & Analysis elements for the region.
You’ll also be required to lead on process improvement projects and provide financial analysis on business performance. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a hands-on approach, with strong analytic skills and the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships internally and externally. This fast and growing business allows career progression for driven and motivated individuals.
Monthly, quarterly, and annual closing
Manage AP/AR processes
Prepare and submit VAT and Tax returns
Main contact for Auditors
Manage the payroll process
Analysis and preparation of reporting
Accounting/Finance degree educated
Experience of working in an international environment
Fluent in German and English
Minimum 5 years’ experience within Finance
If you are interested in applying for this Controller – German Speaking role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
Our client – a quickly growing, global commodities business - is looking for a Financial Analyst (Credit Control) to join their team. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the candidate will be working collaboratively in a team of 6 to provide support to the traders in offices across USA, Europe, and Asia.
This is an amazing opportunity for a reliable and detail-orientated Financial Analyst to join an international business with great potential for developmental opportunities as the company is rapidly expanding.
Closing the AP, AR, and GL statutory accounts
Dealing with AP banking reconciliations which includes petty cash and monthly bank reconciliations
Ensuring AR are up to date by monitoring the accounts
Handling collection calls for key accounts
Interacting with Internal Control functions
Resolving invoice discrepancies and following up with customers
Fluent communication skills in French and English
Minimum of 2 years Credit Control experience
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics
University degree in a Finance related subject
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Analyst (Credit Control) role then please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Jessica Watt in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.