We are currently overseeing the search for a TM1 specialist, for an opportunity with our client in the commercial sector, located in the Zurich region. The business has enjoyed ongoing growth and also has plans to continue expansion.
TM1 Specialist, Zurich, Switzerland
Our Client is an international, diversified, industrial corporation that is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
The role involves being part of a corporate controlling team that assumes group-wide responsibility for all controlling and financial reporting matters within the corporation.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated independent thinking individual with extensive/proven TM1 experience to make good preparation of essential analyses, to support the decision making process of the corporations Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
Your Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Ensure the proper functioning of the TM1 reporting systems including the underlying infrastructure and interfaces
Optimize and further develop the current TM1 reporting and planning systems and the underlying reporting processes
Better enable users of financial data in their analysis by developing comprehensive and easy-to-understand financial reports
Assume the role of the subject matter expert in company-wide IT and reporting systems development projects
Carry out business analysis of improvements to processes and systems
Requirements Necessary for the role:
3+ years of experience working with IBM Planning Analytics / TM1 technology in both a design and development capacity
Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or equivalent
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain control, as well as ability to plan and efficiently execute projects on your own.
Having a sound understanding of financial planning and reporting processes
Experience with Excel/VBA, IBM Cognos and Olap databases is considered and advantage
Fluency in English
Fluency in German considered a plus
If you are interested in applying for this TM1 Specialist 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 Mark Dowsett in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
We are currently overseeing the search for a commercial and strategic Finance Director, for an opportunity with our Consumer Goods client, located in the Netherlands. The business has enjoyed ongoing growth and also has plans to continue expansion, both organically and through exploration of acquisitions.
Finance Director, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The role of Finance Director will be pivotal to the development of the European Finance Function, located in the Netherlands, as well as having involvement in the strategic plans as the business moves forward.
Responsibilities will include:
Providing leadership to the accounting and finance organisation; supporting the career development of the team members
To support as a strategic business partner for the European region the VP Finance in driving profitable growth through process improvement and playing an active role in managing projects
Ensuring full compliance with global policies and procedures as well as all legal/tax requirements through the establishment of strong internal controls.
Ownership of the commercial finance activities
Ultimate responsibility cash management, budgeting and forecasting
Identify opportunities to improve end-to-end business processes and drive related projects
Provision of financial perspective for, and interaction with, commercial and operations directors on change management projects
Desirable skills & experience:
Minimum of 10 Years’ experience, including having managed a finance function within a European or Global organisation
Experience of working with commercial stakeholders
Cash management, budgeting and forecasting exposure
Previous exposure to strategic financial planning; additionally transaction exposure beneficial
Attention to detail coupled with strong communication skills
Ability to prioritise workload
English language essential; additional European language skills beneficial
Willingness to travel up to 20%
If you are interested in applying for this Finance Director 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 Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client is a global multinational technology company providing services to corporate clients. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Global Head of Internal Audit.
Global Head of Internal Audit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
They are a market leader in their sector and are known for hiring and retaining outstanding talent.
The Global Head of Internal Audit will act as a strategic, consultative partner to the business, providing global audit insight and expertise.
The successful candidate should be a strong leader with demonstrated track record in managing internal audit, internal controls and risk management in a large, global organisation.
In what is both a broad and varied role, key responsibilities of the Global Head of Internal Audit are to include:
Establishing the internal audit function in the business
Setting up internal audit framework
Definition and implementation of process and procedures to evaluate the effectiveness of the governance, risk management, compliance
Providing risk-based, independent, and objective assurance, advice and insight
Prepare and present annual internal audit plan to the Audit Committee
Develop and lead audit programs and internal audit reports
Provide periodical updates on plan status and results of audits and providing insight on control environment and trends.
Building, coaching and leading an internal audit team
Leading global audits, reviews, and evaluations of all operational and financial functions.
Acting as risk management expert and recommending controls and operational improvements to mitigate risk and improve operational functions.
Providing high quality of internal audit engagements and projects in line with solid risk management practices
Liaison with executive leadership and the board of directors in the identification and performance of the required audits and projects.
Working with and communicating with business partners at all levels to identify and respond to emerging risk issues
In order to fulfil the requirements of the position, it is envisaged the candidate should have the following skill set and experience:
Strong academic background in business or finance as well as professional qualification in finance or audit (CPA, CIA, CISA or similar)
Big 4 public accounting firm is highly advantageous
At least 15 years of progressive career in internal audit gained in a multinational organisation
Ability to interpret and evaluate risks to ensure appropriate controls and mitigation
Track record in leading complex projects which require influence and implementation across various business groups and functions
Proven experience in driving transformations and changes in the audit function
Excellent written and verbal skills and demonstrated ability to present complex audit issues to management in a simplified and understandable way
Excellent leadership skills and ability to motivate and develop people
Strategic thinking ability combined with hand-on, practical business approach
Ability to operate efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment
Outstanding verbal communication, interpersonal, and writing skills in English
Readiness to travel on a frequent basis
If you are interested in applying for this Global Head of Internal Audit 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 Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a fast-growing company with a culture that cultivates change and innovation to drive it forward. They have an excellent track record of attracting and retaining top talent, which is related to their ethos of giving people responsibility, promoting independent working and allowing people to learn/develop through their own initiatives.
IT Project Manager, Barcelona, Spain
They are currently looking to hire IT Project Manager who will a member of the global team and coordinate projects in various locations worldwide.
The IT Project Manager will report to the Global Business Operations Director with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the regional IT Director.
This role is responsible for the planning, execution, organization and finalization of IT-related programs and/or projects according to agreed upon deadlines within an approved budget. Primary responsibility is the oversight of assigned projects within the application (principally SAP) and infrastructure domains. Responsibilities additionally include identifying resource needs and coordinating with service managers to secure team members, vendors and 3rd-party contractors/consultants to execute and deliver projects according to plan.
In what is both a broad and varied role, key responsibilities are to include:
The IT Project Manager will work with the Business Operations function to build statements of work defining the effort required from implementation vendors.
Drives the identification, development, and delivery of all IT solutions using detailed business requirements.
Define required resources and the schedule for the implementation of the projects.
Develop a detailed project plan for each initiative and monitors and tracks progress against that plan. Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
Management of all outsourced technical support and 3rd party project consultants.
Documents project activity and manages risk and cash burn accordingly.
Ensures assigned projects are delivered on time, on budget, with quality and in accordance with the corporate Project Methodology.
Captures project issues, ensure clear ownership of resolutions, and tracks to closure
Escalates pending decisions and significant issues to project sponsors when necessary in a timely fashion
Serve as single point of contact for project level questions and status
Manage project financials by way of Excel-based models
Develop and maintain risk management strategies
In order to fulfil the requirements of the position, it is envisaged the candidate should have the following skill set and experience:
Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience required, preferably managing IT related initiatives.
Experience interfacing with all levels of business leadership providing project status, presenting significant project issues and the alternatives to resolve, and attain approval for recommendations.
Prior experience working within the consulting industry desired.
Solid functional background related to IT initiatives with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development, systems administration, or infrastructure engineering.
Strong demonstrated leadership of direct and indirect teams and associated leadership, mentoring and supervisory skills.
Knowledge of SAP will be advantageous
Previous experience in managing IT projects for the finance and accounting function will be a plus
Exceptional organizational skills including a high level of attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
Exceptional working knowledge of MS Office applications, most notably Project, Power-point and Excel.
Ability to be a technical strategic thought leader as well as a “hands on” implementer.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to travel globally when needed.
Fluency in English
Readiness to travel
If you are interested in applying for this IT Project Manager role 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 Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Following successive years of growth across their businesses, our client seeks a Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Purchasing, to drive forward their strategic expansion plans. With Headquarters located closer to Eastern Switzerland our client is global manufacturing business, enjoying year on year growth.
Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Spend, St. Gallen, Switzerland
As Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Spend you will report into the Head of Global Purchasing and help define local, central and global procurement strategy for the wider business. The main focus of the role will be logistics procurement, including working with third party warehousing and transport suppliers.
Through the identification and management of new and existing suppliers you will ensure high quality supply of indirect services in line with company expectations and budget.
You will review, challenge and revise their procurement processes to align all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.
Desired Skills and Experience
As the Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Spend, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
Fluent in English,
5+ years' purchasing experience in a Manufacturing environment
A background in indirect purchasing, ideally with expertise in logistics purchasing
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Excellent working knowledge of Excel
Willing to travel circa 20+%
If you are interested in applying for this 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 Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
An exciting opportunity has arisen with our international client based in Bern who are looking to recruit a Senior Credit and Data Management Analyst.
Senior Credit and Data Management Analyst, Bern, Switzerland
They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Credit and Data Management Analyst to ensure data from manufacturers is received and recorded into data management systems along with reconciling sales data and raising invoices to manufacturers.
Reporting to the Data and Credit Manager, the ideal candidate will prepare and present data collection and invoicing reports, deal with over/under payments analysis, cash collections, reconciliations and overdue balances.
This global business can offer excellent worldwide career opportunities and promote their dynamic and forward-thinking environment with a focus on work life balance.
The responsibilities of this Senior Credit and Data Management Analyst:
Collect and maintain data utilizing the dedicated data management systems
Work closely with internal functions, manufacturers and stakeholders
Deal with the invoicing and reconciliation process
Work closely with Accounting and Commercial teams, ensuring cash collections, follow up and overdue balances are resolved
Reconciliation of data from manufacturers, identifying data differences and agreeing actions with manufacturers going forward
Monthly presentation to the Data and Credit Manager of credit control, invoicing, data collectiodashboards, KPIs and dispute resolution reports
Requirements for this Senior Credit and Data Management Analyst:
7-8 year's experience in invoicing and data management
Bachelor's degree and/or MBA in Business Admin/Computer Science/Economics/IT or equivalent
Highly accurate data management and analysis skills
Fluent English skills
Excellent system skills and specifically advanced excel skills
Good command of Oracle or SQL is desirable
A self-starter with great communication skills
Ambitious and results driven
Experience leading and coaching teams/ teammates
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Credit and Data Management Analyst position 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 Natalie Harrison in our Zug office +41 41 508 7007
My client, a leading international manufacturing business is seeking an interim Treasury Accountant.
Interim Treasury Accountant, Zurich, Switzerland
Start ASAP - 4 months with the potential for a permanent opportunity.
Joining a busy team of 4, as the Treasury Accountant you?£?ll be supporting the Reporting Manager with closing, technical accounting
and cash management. This global company are seeking an experienced Treasury Accountant who can multi task, onboard quickly and
be able to work in a dynamic environment.
Supporting on budget processes
Budgeting and forecasting
Analysis and reporting
Degree in Finance/Accounting
Minimum of 5 years of experience working within Manufacturing or FMCG
Treasury and Accounting experience
Excellent communication skills
Must hold a valid permit to work in Switzerland
If you are interested in applying for this Interim Treasury Accountant 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 Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client – a leading multinational real estate company is currently looking to welcome a German-speaking Accounts Payable Accountant 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.
Accounts Payable Accountant (German-speaking), Amsterdam Noord Holland
The Accounts Payable Accountant 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 Accountant with an inquisitive and determined mindset, who seeks an opportunity to join a global leader within their industry.
Ensure all invoices are processed timely and efficiently
Organise weekly payment runs
Create a new AP process manual
Identify and solve invoice queries
Monitor and process electronic vendor invoices
Oversee cash clearing of bank accounts
Fluent spoken and written German and English language ability
Minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable experience
Strong Excel skills
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 (German-speaking) Accounts Payable Accountant 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 fast expanding pharmaceutical business are seeking an experienced Finance Manager.
European Finance Manager, Zug, Switzerland
Working in a team of 15 and reporting to the Finance Director, as the European Finance Manager you?£?ll be responsible for the European entity statutory and management accounting, reporting and supporting the Finance Director on all financial processes. The successful Finance Manager must be able to demonstrate, clear communication skills, the ability to work in a changing environment and strong multi-tasking skills. This is a great opportunity to carve out a career within a progressive business who is growing in Europe.
Responsibilities will include:
Monthly, quarterly and annual closing
Reconciliations of AP/AR subledgers
Building and maintaining strong partnerships with 3rd parties
Accurate revenue recognition with review of Net sales
Prepare and present reports
Transfer pricing calculations and reporting
CPA or Degree in Accounting/Finance
Fluent in Dutch and English
10 years?£? experience within Finance for an international company
Advance knowledge of Excel
Ability to multitask
Happy to travel
If you are interested in applying for this European Finance 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 Michelle Ewing in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is an established international leader in the production industry, operating responsible business practices to provide efficient and reliable solutions to their global network.
Head of FP&A, Brabantine City Row,North Brabant, The Netherlands
As part of the current business transformation, we are currently recruiting a Head of FP&A to join their Group Finance function, managing a team of 5 direct reports and working in an international team of ambitious and high performing individuals.
This is a unique opportunity to join this global group at a pivotal period of change and to add real tangible value.
The ideal candidate will have 10+ years' experience in a similar position, a hands-on approach and proven leadership skills.
Your responsibilities will include although will not be limited to:
Overseeing the group wide business analysis function
Leading the budgeting and forecasting process and management reporting framework
Ensuring compliance to group management internal and external reporting standards
Business partnering with the commercial and operational teams
Driving process improvement initiatives to ensure best practice
Supporting ad hoc activities, reporting and projects within the finance function
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or similar
At least 10 years' experience in a financial analysis role
Experience working with large datasets, financial modelling, advanced MS Excel
Fluent in English
A keen eye for detail with good analytical and problem-solving skills
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 Head of FP&A role 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 Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.