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Cost Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF100000 - CHF110000
Date added
15 July, 2020

Job Description

We are currently working with an international Pharmaceuticals business to recruit a Cost Accountant. Reporting to the Controller, the Cost Accountant will join a supportive team within a fast-paced environment in assisting the financial cost accounting and inventory management for the company and providing financial analysis to management.


Cost Accountant, Zug, Switzerland, 6-Month Contract


This is a unique opportunity to join a growing business and to contribute to building a culture focussed on growth, profitability, and a long-term vision. This is a 6-month contract initially with the opportunity to join the business permanently.


The Main duties of the Cost Accountant are;

  • Review the cost of goods sold
  • Assist overall month-end cost accounting process
  • Processing invoices
  • Support monthly calculation of PPV and exchange impacts
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required per GAAP
  • Conduct various ad-hoc financial analyses as required
  • Participate in projects designed to drive improvements
  • Support monthly Inventory Roll-forward management
  • Liaise with warehouse supplier on inventory movements
  • Control and support Supply chain POs and reconcile with Inventory receipts
  • Review and control 3rd party Supply Chain charges


The main requirements of the Cost Accountant include:

  • 2+ years of recent experience in Cost Accounting/Finance in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • University degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA holder preferably
  • SAP and advanced excel skills required
  • Fluent in English


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