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Finance Manager/Chief Accountant (fluent in German)

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF100000 - CHF130000
Date added
18 February, 2021

Job Description

Our client is an international healthcare company with a strong reputation on the market and ambitious growth plans for future. They are currently looking to appoint a Finance Manager to join the Swiss commercial entity, which is one of their fastest growing markets in the region.


Finance Manager/Chief Accountant (fluent in German), Zurich, Switzerland


The role is based in the north side of Zurich.


The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing all Finance and Accounting matters, and will also support Commercial Leader in driving financial performance.


The responsibilities of the Finance Manager will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Management of financial accounting and controlling tasks
  • Ownership of the month end process
  • Preparation and submission of tax files; liaison with the local tax authorities
  • Being a contact person for auditors
  • Close collaboration with the regional office
  • Preparation of forecasts and budget planning with the management
  • Liquidity management
  • Provide controllership of the financial results
  • Presenting financial results to the stakeholders
  • Identifying risk and opportunities



  • Higher education in Finance, Accounting, Controlling or a similar discipline
  • A federal certificate in Finance and Accounting
  • At least 5-10 years of professional experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Experience in an international company with matrix structures
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, ideally SAP
  • Fluency in English and German


If you are interested in applying for this Finance Manager/Chief Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.