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German and French-Speaking Accountant

Ref
JW-AVGQ-248601
Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF90000 - CHF95000
Date added
25 June, 2020

Job Description

On behalf of the Swiss entity of one of our multinational clients, we are seeking a trilingual (English-, French-) German-speaking accountant to take over all financial accounting activities for the country. As well as working in an international environment to deliver the highest standards of accounting, this position sits in a streamlined team. This means direct access to the CFO, and input into strategic decisions.

 

German and French-Speaking Accountant, Geneva, Switzerland

 

The main duties of the German and French-Speaking Accountant role are:

  • Supporting the head of accounting on a daily basis
  • Financial accounting (IFRS, Swiss GAAP), invoicing
  • Reconciliations, treasury transactions (including bank management), AP, AR
  • Reporting, respecting internal controls
  • Deputising for the head of accounting 
  • Manage the relationship with external partners, including credit facility management
  • Improve systems and processes
  • Analysis, monthly reporting, KPIs
  • Supporting internal and external audit
  • SAP ownership
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The main skills required are:

  • University degree in finance and accounting (Brevet preferred)
  • Strong exposure to accounting in a professional environment
  • English, French, German languages
  • SAP and SAP BI (or Oracle BI), Excel
  • Open, flexible mindset, with the ability to work in a multicultural workplace

 

If you are interested in applying for this German and French-Speaking Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to jessica.watt@emearecruitment.eu or for a confidential conversation please call Jessica Watts in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.