For our Multinational client, we are seeking a Business Controller – Manufacturing to manage a significant Business including the responsibility for cost accounting for a local site. Building the team from scratch, this person will have a direct input into the culture of the Business.
Business Controller – Manufacturing, Bern, Switzerland
The main duties and responsibilities of the Business Controller – Manufacturing are:
Assisting Business GM in constructing the finance strategy for the Business
Liaising with operations to create a strong relationship with the finance department
Creation of finance department, coaching and development of the individuals
Accounting, reporting, budgeting forecasting for a Business within a multinational
Business Partnering at strategic and management level
Overall responsibility for closing activities
The skills you will require for a Business Controller – Manufacturing are:
Accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, CPA)
Experience of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment (variance analysis, standard costs)
Strong management ability with preferred experience in hiring
ERP knowledge, SAP FI CO preferred
English, German fluency
If you are interested in applying for this Business Controller – Manufacturing 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 John Bower in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
EMEA Recruitment are partnering exclusively with a global manufacturing business, to identify an accomplished Business Controller, to join their growing team. The role will report directly to the Business Unit Finance Director and will involve a strong focus on stakeholder management.
Business Controller, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
This is great opportunity for someone with a passion for analysis and trends, who are able to translate and act as a real Finance Business partner, in order to support key business decisions. The ideal candidate will also have a proven experience in working for a matrix manufacturing organisation.
Business Controller key responsibilities:
Develops financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis
Conducts analysis of financial transactions and business figures to support business decision making
Supports business proposals, projects and programs by conducting cost benefit analysis and proposal support
Supports in the development and maintenance of budgets and ensures budget adjustments.
Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems and performs financial analyses of business figures maximizing the use of standard management reports.
Assembles, manipulates and/or formats data reports with the use of various advanced software applications.
Interprets financial data to determine past performance and/or to project the financial probability.
Interprets financial transactions / events for the ones who must make economic or business decisions
Participates in the development of various budgets
Records, classifies and summarizes financial transactions / events in accordance with valid accounting principles
Bachelor’s degree qualified
A minimum of 8 years professional experience within a Business Analyst role
Fluent in English, any other language a plus
An Accounting certification is a plus, CMA, CPA, ACCA, RA
Lean Sig Sigma would be advantageous
SAP, HFM & Power BI exposure
Problem solver & Analytical thinker
Proven strong stakeholder management
If you are interested in applying for the Business Controller vacancy, please contact Hannah Mallia directly at Hannah.email@example.com or +31208081102
My client, a highly successful and busy manufacturing business is seeking a Supply Chain Finance Analyst.
Supply Chain Finance Analyst, Budapest, Hungary
Joining this busy team of 6, you’ll report to the Supply Chain Finance Manager. Duties will include, supporting the European Supply Chain Management Team with financial reporting and analysis. The successful, Supply Chain Finance Analyst must able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, the ability to multitask and work in a changeable environment. The business offers excellent development opportunities with a rotation every 2-3 years to develop your career across the company.
Duties include but not limited to:
Preparation and analysis on price variance
Assisting monthly forecasting and annual budgets
Analysis of annual spend and cost impact
Track and reconcile vendor rebates
Provide guidance on spend and variances
Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance/accounting
Experienced in Supply Chain Finance
Must speak fluent English
Must hold a valid EU work permit
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Finance Analyst 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 Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Our client is a well-established business specialising in production and sales of high quality consumer products. They are currently looking to appoint a Business Controller for the Swiss commercial organisation, which generates around 3M CHF revenue.
Business Controller, Zug, Switzerland
The Business Controller will work closely with the Country Managing Director, the CFO and sales team to drive financial performance and growth.
The responsibilities of the Business Controller will include but will not be limited to:
Act as a sparring partner for the managing director and co-pilot the business operations in Switzerland
Lead a team of 7 people in finance and back office functions
Budgeting, planning and forecasting
Preparation of financial reports, analysis and insights
Profitability analysis and margin calculation
Work closely with customer service team and provide advice and support if needed
Cost management and seek opportunities for cost optimisation and maximisation of cost savings
Be a point of contact for IT, HR and Legal matters
University degree in finance or a similar discipline
10+ years of experience in controlling and partnering with the business
Commercial controlling background
Track record of successes in leading experienced teams
Strong commercial sense
Proven experience in driving improvements to better the financial performance
Great communication and influencing skills
Fluency in German
Very good level of English
Knowledge of French will be advantageous
Readiness to travel around 20% (in Switzerland)
If you are interested in applying for this Business 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 Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
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.
As our client continues to acquire new orders and enter new markets, they have identified the need to further enhance their Quality department. Our client is a growing life sciences business entering into new European markets
Senior Quality Engineer, Zug, Switzerland
As Senior Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for upholding the group standards, working cross functionally to improve regulatory compliance and packaging validation for product release.
You will be responsible for optimising processes and will be well versed with ISO standards and FDA regulations (13485). Ultimately geared towards improving the strategic focus to exceed customer expectations. You will help lead the Quality function and communicate efficiently with all Suppliers and internal customers (finance, logistics, product owners etc) to help achieve agreed standards collectively across multiple sites and countries.
We are looking for a Senior Quality Engineer with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
Previous experience in quality standards for new product release
As the Senior Quality Engineer, you will have previously identified, led and successfully concluded Continuous Improvement exercises
Fluent in English is essential, German advantageous
Being well versed with ISO standard 13485 and FDA regulations
Strong understanding of pharmaceutical regulation
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Quality Engineer 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 Sienna Grey 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 email@example.com 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 Financial Controller/Office Manager, working with an international subsidiary of a large multinational listed business, with offices located in The Hague.
Financial Controller/Office 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 Financial Controller/Office Manager 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 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 email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Jessica Watt in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
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