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Immediately available Financial Accounting Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF145000 - CHF155000
Date added
13 May, 2019

Job Description

Immediately available Financial Accounting Manager

Maternity cover 9 months

Geneva, Switzerland


For an exciting listed international business in the centre of Geneva, we are seeking a financial accountant to oversee all aspects of accounting and financial and operating reporting. As a maternity cover this requires someone who is excited by a steep learning curve and the prospect of working in an extremely specialised sector.


The main duties of the position are:

  • Responsibility for all General and Statutory ledgers, including JV operations
  • Annual and quarterly financial statements with internal and external commentary
  • Group statutory financial statements under CH GAAP and IFRS, tax compliance reports for multiple entities
  • Monthly financial close to deadline
  • IFRS compliance
  • Internal controls in line with market requirements
  • Oversight of in-country reporting and controls
  • Process and system improvement in group and local offices
  • Budget and forecast support
  • Point of contact for external auditors and other internal finance functions


In order to fulfil this role you will need the following skills and behaviours:

  • Good cross-functional leadership skills
  • Qualified accountant
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong experience of IFRS within a listed company
  • JV understanding desired
  • Excellent systems skills
  • Ability to start within 14 days essential


If you are interested in applying for this Financial Accounting Manager role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Bower in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.