Our client is a manufacturer of consumer products, with a strong brand name and international presence. They are currently looking to appoint a Production Controller to work in a manufacturing site, alongside the Plant Controller and Partner with the Operations team. The role is located in the Basel area.
Production Controller, Basel, Switzerland
The responsibilities of the Production Controller will include, but will not be limited to:
Support the production controlling activities
Implementation of the monthly closing (income statement, contribution margin calculation, variance analysis, reporting)
Control of product and offer calculations
Ensuring correct calculation bases/processes
Participation in financial planning and budgeting
Finance Business Partner for all departments in day-to-day business and projects
Implementation of ad hoc analysis and business advice
Responsibility for investment controlling
Participation in the cross-divisional projects
University degree in business administration with a major in accounting and controlling, or commercial training with further training in the controlling department
3-5 years of controlling experience in production companies
Very good SAP (FI/CO/COPA)
Strong knowledge of Excel
Excellent analytical skills
Outstanding communication skills
Fluency in German and English
Our client offers a very open, entrepreneurial work culture, as well excellent career development prospects within the group.
If you are interested in applying for this Production Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a mid-size company in the biotechnology sector. Due to their ambitious expansion plans they are looking to appoint an Operations Controller, to be based in their offices outside of Basel.
Operations Controller, Basel, Switzerland
The job holder will report directly to the group CFO and will work closely with the Head of Operations.
The responsibilities of the Operations Controller will include but will not be limited to:
Perform analysis of financial and operational performance
Present findings and recommendations for the business
Identify opportunities for financial performance improvement and recommending the necessary actions to the functional leaders responsible for operations
Support the budgeting and forecasting process
Driving process harmonization across the organisation
Preparation of financial models
Analysing performance of a manufacturing site and identify cost saving opportunities
Act as a finance business partner to R&D and Production Leaders
Support the business in preparation of operational reviews
Prepare management reports
Setting up and tracking the KPIs in the manufacturing and R&D area
Ensure compliance with internal and external requirements
Responsible for valuation of financial data belonging to the functional areas Operations and R&D, e. g. Inventory, Capitalized development costs
Provide financial analysis of R&D projects and setting up the project tracking framework
Analyse and validate CAPEX investments
Support the monthly close process
Manage the budget and forecast cycles
Participate in strategic planning processes
Overseeing regulatory reporting activities
Visit the manufacturing facilities
Master's degree or equivalent education in Finance, Accounting or a similar discipline
Proven experience in plant controlling
Previous experience in controlling R&D projects
Strong knowledge of finance, budgeting and cost control principles
Excellent analytical skills
Change management experience
Hands on attitude
Ability and willingness to work in an unstructured environment
Self-starter with high level of ownership and strong sense of responsibility
Great sense of comprehension on business process
Ability to work under pressure to meet reporting deadlines
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
Fluency in English and German
Readiness to travel within Europe
If you are interested in applying for this Operations 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for a confidential conversation please call Leon Morley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.