In collaboration with our client, we are currently seeking a German-speaking Supply Planning Director to be based within a global head office in Zug. Covering the end-to-end Supply Chain function, you will have responsibility for improving Supply Chain operations through benchmarking and assessing industry standards – a continuous improvement mindset is essential and you will often lead projects focussed on the improvement of Supply Chain functions in line with business processes.
Supply Planning Director, Zug, Switzerland
Reporting to the VP Supply Chain Management, you will have previous experience in consumer goods and, in particular, FMCG, as well as being accustomed to the demands of a change and growth environment. The Supply Planning Director will bring excellent negotiation, communication and project management skills, and will have an understanding of how to apply industry trends in order to deliver improvements across quality, cost and service areas. With a fact-based approach, you will also lead digital technology improvement projects from strategy definition through to execution, which will form part of an inventory replenishment optimisation project.
Leading a team of three Supply Chain Managers across various planning areas, you will have previous experience of optimising Demand, Supply and Production planning processes – including integrated planning with a proven track record in working to bring business units together from multiple locations.
Having operated in an end-to-end Supply Chain role and ideally exceptionally strong in Supply Planning, we are looking for a Supply Planning Director who has the following skillsets and subject matter expertise in:
Fluent in German and English is essential
Educated to degree or equivalent level in an Economics, Manufacturing or Supply Chain-related discipline
S&OP and/or Integrated Business Planning
Supply, Demand and Production Planning, as well as inventory replenishment processes
Logistics and Distribution Services knowledge with a customer service mindset
Project Management (A Project Management certification and experience of leading various projects would be desirable)
Proficient in SAP and associated tools
At least 8 years’ experience in Supply Chain-related roles, with exposure to FMCG environments
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Planning Director 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 Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a successful, multinational company based in Amsterdam and they are currently looking for an analytical and energetic Controller to join their international team.
Controller, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
This is an exciting opportunity to join a global team of specialists to assist the CFO in process improvement and cost reduction for the business.
Key responsibilities for the Controller:
Analysis and preparation of monthly and annual reporting
Monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes
Collaboration with the accounting division to ensure monthly statements and deviation analysis is delivered accurately and on time
Assisting the CFO daily to reduce costs within the business
Ad hoc project work
The ideal candidate will have:
At least 3 years’ experience within a similar role and a background in Accounting
Fluent in English
A degree in Financial Accounting/ Mathematics/ Economics
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
The ability to implement new processes
If you are interested in applying for this Controller role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Natalie Harrison in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
EMEA Recruitment would like to speak to experienced Accounting professionals, for a 4-month interim project. Our client is a US Software business, who require further support whilst focussing on their Finance transformation.
Interim Senior Accountant, Amsterdam, Netherlands
We are looking for candidates who are immediately available.
Key responsibilities of the Interim Senior Accountant:
Day-to-day Accounting in the financial system
Responsible for the monthly close for several legal entities across the EMEA region
Perform monthly account reconciliation and analysis
Review monthly local reporting and bridge analysis
Prepare quarterly fluctuation analysis and explain movements
Responsible for managing the local audits, by assisting external consultants or auditors with annual Financial Statement preparation and CIT computation
Involved in process improvements and automation of tasks
Initiate and support the set-up of local accounting procedure with local service provider (cash management, bookkeeping, etc.) when a new legal entity is established
Support the team on ad-hoc projects and/or daily tasks, as required
Prepare documentation for SOX compliance and maintain
Qualifications and Experience:
Accounting degree – HEAO, SPD or similar international degree
Minimum of 5 years’ general ledger accounting experience
Experience working for an international business environment
Excellent working ability with US GAAP and SOX
Advanced knowledge and experiences of Financial/Accounting ERP systems
Strong communicator and team player
Fluent in English (both written and verbal)
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast moving and demanding environment
If you are interested in applying for this Interim Senior Accountant 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 Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client is an innovative, ambitious start-up business in the Marketing industry. They are working with some big brands in FMCG and retail space, and are offering tools to push their marketing efforts and consumer experience to the next level. As part of their expansion, our clients are currently looking to appoint an Account Director with European responsibility, who will manage relationships and grow business opportunities within a portfolio of allocated clients.
Account Director, Geneva, Switzerland
The Account Director will be responsible for achieving revenue growth and ensuring that projects are delivered in line with timescale and quality expectations. You will manage the day-to-day relationship with the clients, attend meetings, develop compelling proposals and work closely with the strategic team to deliver excellence on marketing campaigns.
The responsibilities of the Account Director will include, but will not be limited to:
Define and execute a strategic growth plan within designated accounts
Manage and respond to incoming leads from various channels
Develop strong relationships with your clients
Ensure retention of existing clients
Create an action plan to develop the existing portfolio
Work closely with the marketing team to ensure delivery of the best solutions for the clients
Create commercial proposals
Manage communication with the clients
Attend industry and key events
University degree in Marketing, Business or similar discipline
A proven track record of managing and growing key client accounts, particularly in FMCG
A good understanding of the world of consumer insight, market research and marketing strategy
A track record of converting clients to new ways of thinking and breaking away from their status quo
Excellent team player
A good knowledge of online CRM systems
An ability to sell services and consultancy-based products
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to build and develop strong relationship with clients
A fluency in English, with other languages is a bonus
This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to work with the world’s top brand names, while being a part of a smaller business, with more room for initiative, creativity and greater level of exposure.
If you are interested in applying for this Account Director 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, a global manufacturing organisation, seeks a Supply Chain Manager with site-based leadership experience for their expanding business, to be based in the Ravensburg region.
Supply Chain Manager, Ravensburg, Germany
As Supply Chain Manager, you will liaise internally with production lines and other cross functional stakeholders to enhance E2E supply processes, while managing all activities connected to wider Supply Chain management tasks. Leading a team of six people, you will be responsible for the development of innovative strategic solutions, seeking and utilising market analysis to boost regional strengths, while balancing increasing demands of orders to meet OTIF. Our client has a dynamic and diverse business model, which incorporates a wide range of products that supply a wealth of sectors.
As our client continues to focus on enhancing their Supply Chain strategy to support impressive growth levels, they are offering an excellent opportunity for a Supply Chain Manager to bolster their operational and strategic vision. You will review, challenge and revise their planning strategy on local levels, to align all areas of the business to achieve corporate synergy and exceed agreed targets, utilising your stakeholder relationship skills.
As Supply Chain Manager, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:
Educated to degree/masters or equivalent level
German and English is mandatory
Circa 8 years’ experience in a Supply Chain/Planning/S&OP multi-national environment
Experience of leading on a production facility, actively coaching, mentoring and challenging existing planning strategies against global standards with production teams
Strong analytical skills, utilising market information to strengthen in house planning capabilities with commercial awareness
Previously identified, led and successfully concluded strategic planning improvement projects in a regulated manufacturing environment business is also preferred
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Strong awareness of HSE initiatives
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Manager 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 John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
EMEA Recruitment are working with a leading multi-national company, who are currently looking to welcome a Payroll Specialist to their international team in Zurich. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a challenging environment, with scope for identifying and implementing a range of process improvement opportunities.
Payroll Specialist, Zurich, Switzerland
Areas of responsibility essentially will include:
Processing of payroll accounting for clients on SAP HCM
Processing of payroll-related personnel administration
Carry out various evaluations (headcount report, holiday balances, birthday lists, etc.)
Interface management to external partners, such as insurance companies and authorities
Support and representation of other payroll specialists
Support employees on the customer side in questions about payroll
You will also have the opportunity to participate with internal and external projects
A minimum of two to three years of experience in a similar role
Good knowledge of social security and withholding tax initiative
Independence, quality awareness and flexibility
Knowledge of French, and good knowledge of English and German
Previous experience of SAP is a must, too
Our client’s organisation is growing, and they can offer a role where individuals can also grow and develop.
If you are interested in applying for this 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 Anna in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
In partnership with our client, a family-owned investment management company in the Financial Services sector, we are seeking a Russian-speakingFinancial Analyst for their headquarters based in Zug, Switzerland. The ideal candidate would have good experience surrounding bank investment/advisory, financial analysis, and experience as a trader or portfolio manager.
Reporting into the CEO, as a Financial Analyst, you will have previous experience within portfolio management, identifying new investment opportunities and managing the performance of a portfolio. Alongside this, you will be passionate about capital markets and looking for a role where you can make a big impact within an organization.
For the Financial Analyst position, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:
Educated to degree or equivalent level, with candidates who are CFA charter holders or working towards a CFA at a distinct advantage.
Experienced in carrying out financial analysis and investment research.
Prior experience of demonstrating identifying new investment opportunities and contributing towards team investment strategy.
Carrying out analysis of prospective investments, including: macroeconomics, stocks, bonds, foreign exchange and private equity, alongside new innovative investments
Tracking the performance of a portfolio and investments daily.
Preparation of periodic reports on investment performance.
Prior experience utilizing Bloomberg.
Experienced in some if not all of the following asset classes: Bonds, Equity, FX, options, futures and other.
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Analyst - Portfolio Manager 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 Mike in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
In partnership with our client, a market leader in the Services sector, we are seeking a German-speakingSenior Buyer IT for their headquarters based in Bern, Switzerland. As an experienced Procurement professional, you will have responsibility of various spend categories, including IT Equipment and Operating Resources, with the remit to develop and implement the category strategy in line with business requirements. Ensuring operational compliance across Direct Procurement activities, you will be targeted to deliver savings, while maintaining supplier quality and lead time standards.
Senior Buyer – IT, Bern, Switzerland
Reporting into the Head of Direct Procurement, as Senior Buyer IT, you will have previous experience in sourcing IT, Capex and Production equipment, with specific expertise in Project Procurement and, ideally, both private and public sector purchasing. Operating with a business partner approach, you will be highly proficient in stakeholder management with a proven track record in influencing in a cross functional capacity, while owning the financial performance of the sub-category and managing key supplier relationships.
Working with internal stakeholders, you will also be responsible for make-or-buy decision making, before going to define the Procurement strategy, and leading through the negotiations and supplier selection processes, including the drafting of relevant contracts.
For the Senior Buyer IT position, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Ideally 3+ years’ experience in a senior Procurement position covering Category Management responsibilities
Ability to implement and develop sourcing strategies
Hold substantial knowledge of the relevant market and category
Track record in achieving results in negotiations, project team leadership and improvement in supplier relationship management
Willingness to travel on occasional basis
Fluent in both English and German languages is a must
Accustomed and knowledgeable in using SAP system and ideally SAP Ariba
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Buyer – IT 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 Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
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.
EMEA Recruitment are searching for an accomplished Credit Controller to join our global manufacturing client.
Credit Controller, Rotterdam, Netherlands
We are looking for a highly engaged and process-driven Credit Control professional, who is able to design and implement the end-to-end workflow, and optimise processes. You will have full responsibility dealing with the pre-billing calculation, revenue recognition and credit management. The role will report to the Finance Manager, and you will be working in a busy and dynamic team, based in Rotterdam.
Responsibilities of the Credit Controller:
Perform pre-billing calculation and verification towards the sales orders
Complete timely monthly invoicing
Complete the end closing activities within the Order to Cash space
Full responsibility for Credit Management
Financial administration related to credit management responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
2-4 years’ experience with Credit Control or Accounts Receivables
Strong ERP experience – JDE, MS Office, HFM
Experience of working within an International environment
Highly organised and results-orientated
If you are interested in applying for this Credit Controller role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to Polly.email@example.com or, for a confidential conversation, please call Polly Stafford in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.