Opportunity to join a highly international business who are global leaders in their sector. Based at their offices in Zurich they are looking for an Accounting Manager to lead the accounting team for a number of their operational businesses.
Accounting Manager, Zurich, Switzerland
The business has a strong customer orientated focus and offers employees environment where they can bring ideas forward and have a genuine impact on the business.
As the Accounting Manager you will:
Production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements under IFRS and OR.
Supervision of the accounting team across multi-site locations.
Overall responsibility for the general accounting of the operating entities.
Ensuring compliance with internal controls.
Main point of contact for external audit.
Maintenance of the accounting systems and supporting further development of accounting processes in SAP.
Involvement in ad hoc projects.
Minimum of 3 years in a similar management position.
CPA, ACCA or related accounting qualification would be strongly preferred.
Strong people management skills.
A hands-on approach whilst being able to see the ‘bigger picture’
Excellent knowledge of IFRS and OR.
Strong communication skills
Prior work experience in an international multi-cultural environment.
Fluency in German, English and French.
If you are interested in applying for this Accounting 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.
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 email@example.com or call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, an industry market leader, seeks an Executive Assistant to support the senior team from their Zurich office. You must have both German and English fluency. They have a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products.
Executive Assistant, Zurich, Switzerland
Our client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Executive Assistant to lead a variety of tasks – all connected with the successful and smooth running of the office. You will enhance a professional, pro-active culture ensuring their highly customer focused ethos further.
Given the strong links with senior management on site, your will also utilise your confidential, strong attention to detail skills, as you will be a key partner in reviewing company reports, presentations, contracts etc to support the Executive team.
We are looking for high calibre, customer focused candidates with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
Fluent German AND English
Experience of leading an office or key customer facing position with relevant administrative tasks under your responsibility
Strong attention to details - overseeing reviews of reports, presentations and contracts to support executive management
An interest in or previous experience of leading small scale projects is an advantage
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Be proactive in fostering a great team spirit in the working environment
If you are interested in applying for this Executive Assistant 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 industry leader in Technical Solutions in the Digitization Sector, who believe in further business development through smart technologies and data as a means to maintain competitive advantage in their market.
Cloud Architect, Zurich, Switzerland
They have shifted focus to Cloud Technologies as a big data environment where all business critical analytics can take place.
This role provides a unique opportunity to shape technical capabilities around securely acquiring both business data, as well insightful tech data, and making it accessible at single point of origin in the Cloud. Furthermore, this role provides the opportunity to demonstrate strong and thought leadership with regards to taking Proof of Concept work, right through to scale up for Global Roll Out.
Your main responsibilities as Cloud Architect will include but not be limited to:
Taking technical responsibility for the architecture, design and operations of our Analytics Solutions based on Azure/AWS, spanning across Big Data Management and Advanced Analytics Services
Be a liaison with our global stakeholders in topics related to business, digitisation and IT.
Oversee large implementation projects with close collaboration between internal and external resources.
Ability to move between high level architectural review/design and all phases of solution delivery projects, including challenges in the details.
Document and share technical best practices and insights within the Digital & IT community.
Operationalizing and industrializing analytical use cases including end-to-end data pipelines.
Advising on new technology trends and possible adoption to maintain competitive advantage.
Close collaboration with data scientists and analysts from various functions and business units.
Requirements necessary for the role of Cloud Architect:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering with specialization in Data Science / Data Engineering
Multiple years/hands on experience in:
Big Data Architecture environments & Big Data Management (Azure/AWS)
Data Ingestion & Processing as well as API management (Azure/AWS)
Analytics, and exposure to collaborating with Data Scientist teams to facilitate environments for analytical topics such as machine learning and AI.
DevOps & continuous integration, testing and automation for all current solutions and Proof of Concept work.
Experienced in managing vendors/partners as well as projects from Proof of Concept to Scalable Solution.
Strong track record of delivering results in a global matrix organization.
Project Management skills are a big plus.
Experience working in Agile environments.
Being a big picture thinker with a positive attitude would make you a good fit for this dynamic working environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an industry leading technology and data driven environment.
If you are interested in applying for this Cloud Architect 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 Mark Dowsett in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We are seeking an experienced BI Front End Analyst to work with one of our top clients in Zurich. This is a newly created role, working with the latest tech for a high-paced business. You will work in a dynamic environment with the opportunity to impact commercial choices and have direct contact with business stakeholders.
BI Front End Analyst, Zurich, Switzerland
You will work with the full value chain, with a focus on structuring and publishing data, to assist greater business insight
Work on multiple projects across all areas of the business
Create presentations using responsive design for internal stakeholders up to C-suite, as well as external clients
To be successful as a BI Front End Analyst, you need:
Experience in Qlik Sense or QlikView (Tableau, Power BI Also Acceptable)
Experience with analysing and solving business problems
Strong communication and presentation skills
Fluent English, German is not necessary for this role.
If you are interested in applying for this BI Front End Analyst role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Craig in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our Client operates in the logistics sector. They are in a phase of rapid, healthy growth in their current business as well as with their acquisitions.
Agile Product Owner, Zurich, Switzerland
Aside from growth, there has been an emphasis on the need for further attention on their digitalisation efforts, as part of a goal to move completely towards Agile delivery of all projects. This opportunity would see you working closely within the innovation team and reporting directly to the Head of BI.
Your Responsibilities As Agile Product Owner will include but not be limited to:
Being an Agile Champion
Collaborating with the business users and development team to understand requirements and translate them into technical specifications/methodology artefacts i.e: epics and user stories.
Ensuring that all development work maximizes value and is aligned to the overall business and product strategy.
Working towards continuous improvements, innovation and making suggestions to improve current systems, processes and procedures.
Working with key stakeholders in the business to ensure successful product roll out and release.
Requirements Necessary for the role of Agile Product Owner:
Previous experience as a Product Owner or similar role within the logistics or commodities sector (Experience in both will be considered a plus)
Experience working in Agile teams is essential (At least 5 years)
Proven track record of delivery and experience in business change and transformation.
Previous experience with Business Intelligence tools from a user point of view, ideally Power BI, Analysis Services and Report Services.
Experience in working with remote development teams and business stakeholders.
Some project management experience, namely on cost, plan and scope management.
Excellent English language skills (verbal & writing), German or Portuguese is highly appreciated.
If you are interested in applying for this Agile Product Owner role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com
Due to an internal promotion my client are looking to hire a Financial Reporting Director to join their Corporate team in Zurich. The business has been going through a significant period of change, so this role will continue to support this transition. The business has become the market leader in their field and have recently reported very strong financial results.
Financial Reporting Director, Zurich, Switzerland
My client are looking for someone holding the US CPA qualification, with in depth knowledge of US GAAP, SEC reporting and SOX. You will be working closely with senior management, corporate finance and business finance groups.
As Financial Reporting Director your responsibilities will include:
Leading the quarterly SEC reporting process.
Continuous improvement of the statutory reporting process.
Liaise with internal and external auditors.
Support the planning and management of the quarterly statutory reporting.
Preparation of quarterly accounting matters paper for the audit committee.
Resolving technical accounting issues and providing advice to business groups.
Development of accounting policies and guidance.
Support US GAAP accounting training.
Review of monthly management reporting.
Support the maintenance of HFM system
Integration of Accounting for Acquisitions, Disposals and other Restructuring Projects
US CPA or CMA professional qualification.
Minimum 8 years’ either within big 4 or corporate accounting.
In depth technical accounting knowledge in US GAAP.
Good knowledge of SOX controls.
Experience working with large multinational businesses.
People management skills.
Fluency in English
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Reporting Director 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 major player in the financial markets sector and is looking to further strengthen their foothold. They have introduced an exciting project to better grasp useful analytical data, in order for them to serve and understand the market better than the competition.
This role is a great opportunity for an experienced Python Developer that is not only looking to test and improve their development skills, but to also exercise strong business acumen within the financial markets sector.
Their young, dynamic and entrepreneurial team are eager to see what skills you can bring, as their main focus is pushing each other to exceed expectations with their diverse and experienced skillset.
Responsibilities as Python Developer (Financial Markets):
Assuming main responsibility, and the subject matter expert around the development of a financial market analytics portal.
Working directly with other developers as well as financial market experts and senior business stakeholders in order to co-ordinate their needs from a software development perspective.
Requirements Necessary for the role of Python Developer:
Having experience within financial markets and a clear understanding of financial market data is essential to this role.
Have a minimum 3 years of Python experience on analytics and/or big data environments, working on data processing and systems integration tasks.
You are comfortable working with SQL databases. Oracle expertise is an advantage (Expertise with NoSQL databases also an additional advantage).
Have a minimum of 2 years of browser/web tech development: React(preferred) or Vue, Flask(preferred) or Django.
Have worked with the Kafka platform or similar data store's (Spark and Cassandra/InfluxDB/other high volume/dynamic data store are also advantageous to have).
Are educated to degree level (or equivalent) in maths/statistics/science or engineering.
Strong communication skills and a high standard of English is essential, German would be considered a plus.
If you would like more information regarding this Python Developer (Financial Markets) role or if you would like to make a direct application feel free to send your application to email@example.com.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and diverse, international manufacturing business with excellent scope for progression and development.
Senior Group Accounting and Reporting Manager, Zurich, Switzerland
My client are looking to hire a Senior Group Accounting and Reporting Manager, due to internal growth in the team, with very strong technical accounting skills in US GAAP. This would be ideally suited to a Senior Manager or Director, with US CPA, within the Big 4 who is looking for a new challenge in industry.
As Senior Group Accounting and Reporting Manager your role will include:
Providing research and support on technical accounting matters.
Responsibility for the development of internal standards and policies.
Key role in evaluating US GAAP accounting and reporting topics.
Leading a range of projects related to US GAAP implementation.
Responsibility for SOX compliance and internal controls.
Facilitate training on accounting and reporting topics.
Lead contact for external audit.
Expert in US GAAP and SEC standards. Experience with PCAOB would also be advantageous.
Minimum 10 years’ experience and background in the Big 4.
Minimum degree level qualification in Accounting or related subject.
Excellent communication and leadership skills with prior experience delivering training.
Project management skills.
Fluency in English is essential.
Career orientated and a focus on continuous personal development.
An ability to manage and work with colleagues internationally
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Group Accounting and 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 one of the world leaders in the space of digitization and digital product solutions and have been serving their global customer base, with cutting edge technology and innovation, expertly and effectively as industry leaders for many years. This has opened an exciting opportunity for a German speaking Data engineer to join their international team and engineer their core Big Data platform capabilities.
Data Engineer, Zurich, Switzerland
Your responsibilities as a Data Engineer will include but not be limited to:
Operating and maintaining the Big Data platform end to end whilst working closely with development teams.
Being responsible for engineering all of the core big data platform capabilities, as well as integrating the Big Data platform from a technology point of view.
Working in a dynamic and fast paced international environment as part of a well organised international team.
Requirements necessary for the role of Data Engineer:
Being a Data Engineer with Fluent German, as well as experience in an international environment is essential to this role.
Additional skills and competencies as Data Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, related discipline or equivalent experience.
Proven experience in designing Big Data architectures.
Proven experience in gathering business requirements from customers, understanding them, and implementing and solving these through Big Data Technologies
Having experience with cloud platforms such as AWS/MS Azure would be an advantage to your application.
Experience in developing ETL data flows.
Experience in supporting analytics functions on big data platforms eg: (Data Bricks, ML Streams, Python etc.)
Being a proactive individual that looks for creative and innovative solutions.
This is a fantastic opportunity for any Big Data Engineer looking for a challenging environment to bring out the best of their capabilities, as well as to progress a career in one of the best tech orientated environments on an international platform.