Our client, a trading business based in Geneva, are searching for a Financial Controller to join their team. Working in a small, busy team, this opportunity is an ideal opportunity for any ambitious individual looking to take the lead on their own responsibilities and projects.
Financial Controller, Geneva, Switzerland
Reporting directly to the Team Lead Controlling and liaising closely with the Global Head, this role will also see the successful candidates building relations with business and finance teams based locally and globally.
Analysis of transactions and reports produced by the trading teams.
Consolidation ledger ownership.
Assistance in the implementation and application of new IFRS standards (particularly IFRS 15 & 16)
P&L reconciliation on a monthly basis.
Providing transparency on monthly and quarterly figures to management, in order to support strategic decision making.
Liaising closely with the wider accounting function, group consolidation teams, traders and local finance teams.
Participation in ad hoc projects as required.
Prior experience in trading/commodities/heavy industry/mining, preferably in a multinational environment.
Big 4 background an advantage.
CPA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent.
Excellent understanding of IFRS.
Strong organisational & time management skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
Knowledge of multiple ERP systems.
Advanced Excel knowledge a must.
Full fluency in English a must, other European languages a plus.
Valid Swiss work permit/Swiss passport/EU passport.
Great opportunity to join a global business conveniently located close to Zurich. The business is currently performing well, despite current conditions and hold a market leading position.
Financial Reporting Manager, Zurich, Switzerland
This role could be ideally suited to someone looking to make a move from the big 4 into industry and has excellent potential for development and progression.
As Financial Reporting Manager you will be:
Support accounting and reporting requirements including:
Implementing and maintaining clear and transparent communication and information sharing.
Supporting more complex accounting matters and advising on interpretation of accounting standards.
Coordinate external audits.
Develop and monitor Group accounting and reporting rules
Support IT initiatives to develop accounting processes.
Support quarterly reporting process under US GAAP.
Responsibility for certain internal controls and SOX processes
Assist with the production of consolidated financial statements
Experience within a big 4 accounting firm or similar role in corporate environment.
Degree level qualification in finance or related subject and professional accounting qualification such as CPA, CGMA, ACCA etc.
Strong background working under US GAAP.
Good knowledge of SOX.
Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
An ability to manage complex accounting topics.
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Reporting Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a global company in the technology sector. They have a strong brand name in numerous countries and have been recognised as one of the most innovative companies. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Business Controller, to be based in Vienna.
Business Controller, Vienna, Austria
The responsibilities of Business Controller will include but will not be limited to:
Creation, control and commenting of the monthly reporting and annual financial statements as well as the development of a meaningful reporting system
Cost accounting, budget and forecast creation
Ongoing budget control (implementation of target / actual comparisons), reporting of relevant key data, preparation of evaluations, business cases and presentations
Active measurement controlling in cooperation with the Business units
Sparring partner for managers in the assigned supervision Areas
Preparation of audits and implementation of regular SOX controls
Business education - University / University of Applied Science - or comparable
At least three years of experience in controlling, preferably for operational business
Experience in controlling
Experience in performing business case calculations
Well-versed handling of MS Office - extensive knowledge of Excel
Knowledge of SAP is an advantage
Language skills: German and very good English skills
High level of personal responsibility and solution orientation
Independent and proactive approach
Organizational and implementation strength with a strong communication style across all Levels
Accuracy, teamwork and flexibility
In return the Business Controller will be offered an opportunity to work in a global organization with very good career development opportunities.
We will consider candidates relocating from abroad as long as they have relevant work experience, can speak German fluently and are eligible to work in Austria without need for sponsorship.
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 is a fast paced multinational business in the Leisure sector, with ambitious growth plans and an excellent reputation across the globe. They’re searching for a Financial accountant to join their International Finance team, to predominantly focus on the French and Belgian entities.
Financial Accountant, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Reporting to the Accounting Manager, we are looking for an Accountant at the beginning of their career who would like to invest in this opportunity for the long term.
Financial Accountant responsibilities include:
Responsible within the Financial Accounting team for the financial administration of our entities
Support both the Financial Accounting team and the Financial Controlling team in preparing the month end closing and preparation of the financial statements
On time reconciliations, monthly and yearly reporting
Provide all information and assistance to our external partners for the annual close. For example, countries such as France and Belgium
Several other financial activities such as processing bank transactions and sales invoices
Support with different ad-hoc analysis
A Bachelors degree in Finance, Accountancy or Business Administration
A minimum of 2 years professional experience
Experienced in using ERP systems and a strong knowledge of Excel
Strong analytical skills and solution orientated
Excellent communication skills
Fluency in English and working knowledge of Dutch would be ideal
If you would like to have a confidential discussionabout this Financial Accountant role please contact Polly.firstname.lastname@example.org or reach her at +31 20 808 1102.
Please note, we can only consider candidates already located in the Netherlands at this time.
Our client, a leading innovative medical services business are looking to recruit a HR Assistant for their well established HR Team in Lucerne. Reporting into the HR Administration Team Leader, the role of the HR Assistant will be responsible for the management of the entire personnel administration. This role would suit someone who is keen to work with a pragmatic HR team, someone who enjoys a dynamic environment and takes pride in providing a high quality of service to their customers/stakeholders.
HR Assistant, Lucerne, Switzerland
Personnel administration, including social security
Management of the entire personnel administration
Processing of HR master data, entries / exits, changes, administration of the MA dossier (e-dossier), drawing up contracts and other correspondence
Support with questions about wage increases and the bonus process
Administrative support in all HR processes, time management and applicant management
Correspondence with applicants, appointment coordination as required, invitations to interviews, pre-selection, etc.
Participation in various HR projects
As a HR Assistant we are looking for high calibre professionals with the following skill sets:
3-4 years of experience in HR administration, payroll / social security
Commercial apprenticeship, diploma trade school or equivalent education
Potential to take on other tasks in the HR area and a willingness to grow professionally
Very good knowledge of German, knowledge of English is mandatory
High level of service and an openness to change processes
If you are interested in applying for this HR Assistant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com for a confidential conversation please call Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
A global chemicals business are looking for a HR Generalist – DACH & Eastern Europe to join their HR Shared Services team. The company is agile, fast-paced and has a fantastic track record for developing people inhouse and this role has become available due to an internal promotion.
HR Generalist, Wiesbaden, Germany
You will be the first line support for an employee population of c300 people most of which are based in Germany & Switzerland but also includes some employees based in Austria and Eastern Europe. Reporting live into the HR Manager – Germany but will work closely with the wider HR team throughout Europe.
Area of responsibility:
Responsibility for the monthly payroll accounting in the individual countries including preparation and post-processing of the payroll
Control of external accounting/payroll service providers in the countries served
Personnel administration (from entry to exit) and data maintenance
Supervision of the time officers of the individual locations
Interface to external service providers of company pension schemes
Interface to accounting: support of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts
Perspective assumption of the role of HR manager for the UK / Nordics countries
Completed basic commercial qualifications, ideally with a specialization / specialization in the HR area
A minimum of two years of experience in personnel administration and payroll, ideally with the management of external payroll providers
Safe knowledge of labor, tax and social security law, ideally in Germany and Switzerland
Independent way of working
Safe user knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word), Cornerstone on Demand, SAP R / 3 HCM, LOGA
Application-safe knowledge of German and English
Readiness for occasional business trips
If you are interested in applying for this HR Generalist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is an international leader in their industry, they continue to be a curious company, and this keeps them relevant and forward thinking. They are looking to recruit a Senior HR Business Partner to be based in Canton Vaud who can act as a real enabler for change and growth.
Senior HR Business Partner, Canton Vaud, Switzerland
Reporting into the Managing Director, the Senior HR Business Partner will lead a team of HR professionals, they will be instrumental in leading on all areas of the HR strategy, reward & recognition, L&D, talent, engagement, change management, diversity inclusion.
You will have complete autonomy to lead change, provide solutions to difficult challenges and act as business partner to add value to the senior group/functional leaders.
Our client will provide a fast paced, international environment with the potential to do great things.
The successful candidate will have previous operational and strategic HR experience
Relevant experience of building and leading a successful HR team
Particular previous experience of setting recruitment strategy and, hands on experience of a global HRIS.
Fluent in English and German or French
Ability to drive agendas in a fast-paced environment
Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization and be an active listener.
High level of honesty, integrity, flexibility and commitment.
If you are interested in applying for this Senior HR Business Partner 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 Keeley Cunningham in our Switzerland office on +41 41 508 7007
EMEA Recruitment are delighted to partner with our Leisure client, who have their European Headquarters based in Rotterdam. The HR Business Partner will combine both strategic and operational work within the whole spectrum of People, Organisation and Culture.
HR Business Partner, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Our client prides themselves on having a people focussed organisation, whilst offering the opportunity to really make a difference. We are looking for HR professionals with a modern vision, an entrepreneurial spirit, ambition, and also able to bring a good sense of humour.
Partner effectively with other cross-functional teams such as Recruitment, People Operations, Change & Development, and more
Identify and deploy impactful strategies and policies, to assist the organisation in their growth plans
Be accountable for operational HR matters and support and guideline managers in all HR processes
Provide coaching and mentoring to all leaders in various change processes/new initiatives
Support employee engagement initiatives to ensure ongoing improvements
Determine, implement, and execute parts of the people strategy and roadmap, and ensure it is aligned with business objectives
Support on HR projects internationally where appropriate
Use data to help influence change and recommend improvements to the employee experience and guide our team leaders
A minimum of 5 years professional experience, ideally within a growing, International environment
Previous experience as a HR Business Partner/Manager is essential
Proven experience in projects like compensation & benefits, succession planning, and talent development
Knowledge of Dutch labour and social laws (preferably also other countries)
A passion for both the Strategic and Operational tasks
Fluency in English, Dutch would also be advantageous
Formal training within HR or business-related field
If you are interested in learning more about this exciting new HR Business Partner opportunity, please contact me directly at Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org or on +31208081102
A growing life science company with an exciting purpose to make a difference to the patients they serve are looking to recruit a HR Shared Services Director.
HR Shared Services Director, Basel, Switzerland
This is an exciting chance to shape the team including hiring some team members, the function as this is a newly created position. This is a key leadership position within the HR team which report directly into the Global Head of HR.
As the HR Shared Services Director, you will lead the HR Shared Service team to ensure a high-quality transactional HR and payroll service.
Overall responsibility for all HR transactional activities (e.g. administration of HR processes related to personnel lifecycle, organizational changes, etc.) and be accountable for their implementation and continuous improvement
Overall responsibility to manage internal Swiss payroll (correct processing of monthly payroll, accruals and reconciliation, data supply to Finance, etc.), and all general Swiss HR administration
Ensure correct processing and submission of social security, withholding taxes and other payroll related items (e.g. SUVA reporting)
Liaise with official authorities (social insurances, tax offices, KIGA, SECO, etc.) and establish and maintain effective collaboration with them
Act as an interface to Finance on all Swiss payroll and accruals related items
Manage specific projects as determined in the annual HR operational plan as well as directly contribute to functional and cross-functional initiatives
Implement HR policies and make improvements to HR processes
Minimum 8 years of comprehensive experience in managing HR administration and Swiss payroll
Proven track record of effectively managing HR Shared Services team and processes
Fluent in both English & German languages
Strong knowledge of Swiss labor law and regulations
In depth knowledge of the Swiss Tax Regulations and Swiss Insurance system
Ability to multi-task, effectively deal with ambiguity, and challenge status quo
Proven ability to drive things through completion, be proactive and pragmatic
Demonstrated leadership skills, strong presence, and ability to consult, influence and counsel at all levels of the organization
Excellent communication, cross-functional collaboration, and customer-focus skills
Advanced computer and software usage
If you are interested in applying for this HR Shared Services Director role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com for a confidential conversation please call Leon Morley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
A growing life science company with an exciting purpose to make a difference to the patients they serve are looking to recruit a HR Business Partner to join their HR team based in Basel.
HR Business Partner, Basel, Switzerland
Reporting to the Busines Unit HR Director, you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational support for your customers. This role is a planned succession to become a HR Director, so we are looking for an aspirational HR Business Partner keen to impress and take on further responsibility in one to two years.
In close conjunction with leaders, implement any change initiatives and guide Line Managers and employees during this process
Support line management in forecasting and planning the talent pipeline requirements in line with the function/business strategy
Effective collaboration with HR expert functions (HR Services, Total Rewards, Integrated Talent Management, HR Analytics, etc.)
Drive the people processes (performance, development, and engagement) to ensure that employees’ level of performance and capabilities meet current and future standards
Collaborate closely with HR Services and provide them with input and data regarding employee life cycle changes
Continuously participate in the optimization, design, redesign and implementation of tools and processes improving HR-efficiency and contribute to/or lead assigned HR projects or activities
Ensure defined processes and approval flows are followed, foster development of ethics and compliance awareness and oversee full compliance to HR policies and procedures and employment related laws and regulations
More than 8 years of experience as HR Generalist/ HR Business Partner in an international environment in Life Sciences is a must
Very strong verbal and written communication and influencing skills with the capability to engage at all levels of the organization
Good knowledge of all HR operational processes (e.g. remuneration review cycle, performance management, talent acquisition and development, annual budgeting, etc.)
Proactive, pragmatic, with a proven track record of driving things through to completion
Fluent in English
If you are interested in applying for this HR Business Partner role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Leon Morley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.