In collaboration with our client, who are a market-leader in their field, we are seeking a German speaking Tax Compliance Specialist to join their team based in Zug.
The ideal candidate will have a rounded tax profile, who can offer strategical solutions to the Group, being experienced in leading local tax, international group tax projects and transfer pricing.
Tax Compliance Specialist, Zug, Switzerland
We are looking for a high calibre Tax Compliance Specialist with the following experience:
Taking a lead role for tax across the organization.
Managing transfer pricing, ensuring policies and process are updated for the Group.
Developing tax compliance across the organization and Group, liaising with internal stakeholders and partners.
Leading tax projects and strategic solutions to the organization.
Coordination of global tax compliance to parent company.
Handling external relationships, including tax authorities and audit, managing relationships with local and federal tax authorities both locally and internationally.
Working alongside senior leadership on Swiss tax matters, including tax calculations and risk.
Fluent in English and German ideally, if not, extensive experience dealing with Swiss tax authorities is required.
Strong knowledge of Swiss tax law, via either extensive Big 4 experience, or within a similar in-house tax role.
If you are interested in applying for this Tax Compliance Specialist 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 collaboration with our client, a global manufacturer of FMCG products, we are looking for a German speaking Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services for their office in Zug, Switzerland.
Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services – Zug
As the Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services, you will develop and implement strategies to coordinate the Procurement functions for all locations. In this strategic role, you will adopt a continuous improvement mindset to deliver cost saving solutions. You will negotiate effectively and have strong relationship management skills in order to influence internal stakeholders, as well as suppliers.
Reporting to the Indirect Global Procurement Manager, the Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services will have at least 3 years’ experience in sourcing, and ideally have expertise in purchasing services within IT, HR and facility management in a manufacturing environment.
This newly created position has a strategic focus and you will have full responsibility of the categories, including strategy and negotiation. You will be a core part of a small, central team and be able to work on some operational tasks where needed as the categories are strengthened.
As a Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Ideally 3+ years’ experience in Procurement in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities
Procurement expert with experience of operating on a multi-site scale with a drive to deliver best-in-class purchasing methods
Previous experience of working within professional services, facilities management, IT and HR services would be preferred
Strong influencer who has the ability to identify cost reduction opportunities with the aim of achieving service targets
Business proficient in German and English
If you are interested in applying for this Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services 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 John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
A unique and innovative global business is looking for an HR Business Partner to strengthen its established Human Resources team in Zug.
HR Business Partner 100%, Zug, Switzerland
Reporting into the Director of HR, the HR Business Partner will be the HR expert for stakeholders and business leaders across multiple countries. The HR Business Partner will need to drive the Human Resources agenda and provide support in dealing with all people-related issues.
Areas of responsibility for the HR Business Partner:
Strategic and operational advice and support for managers and employees in all personnel issues along the HR life cycle
Control, design and implementation of the on and offboarding processes
Main contact for labor law and social security issues
Support and initiation the modernisation of change and HR development processes
Leadership and support on all case management
HR certificate or bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management
7+ years of professional experience in a comparable HR Business Partner position
In-depth knowledge of labor law, as well as the promotion and development of employees and managers
High sense of responsibility, social skills and pronounced service orientation
Independent, structured and analytical way of working, combined with a solution-oriented and positive attitude
Fluent in German, and written and spoken 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 Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We’re currently recruiting a Senior General Ledger Accountant on behalf of a client. EMEA Recruitment has been retained by a growing US-owned business to recruit a number of roles in their International Finance team in Zug.
Senior GL Accountant - Zug
This is an exciting time to join as they build their team and conclude a number of systems developments, which means that the successful individual will have the opportunity to improve processes and really make their mark in the business. The company has strong growth plans through both organic growth and acquisition, and offers an excellent salary and benefits package.
Responsibilities of the Senior GL Accountant include:
Responsible for month-end activities and journal entries for assigned entities
Ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP accounting, Sarbanes Oxley, and company policies
Responsible for local statutory Accounting and coordination with outsourcing partners
Complete payments and control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices
Reconcile balance sheet and profit and loss (P&L)
Responsible for quarterly and annual Accounting and tax packages
Ensure effective internal controls for the assigned Accounting areas
Work with external Accounting partners, as well as the U.S. Corporate Finance team
Participate and support Finance-related projects and perform ad hoc tasks, as required
Responsible for internal and external audits
Involvement in system maintenance and development
5+ years of experience in an Accounting or Financial Reporting role within a multi-national company and/or shared service centre
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
US GAAP experience
Professional level English language (spoken and written) with fluency in another European language an advantage
Advanced Excel skills
Experience of working with SAP
If you are interested in applying for this Senior GL Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com for a confidential conversation please call Mark in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We’re currently looking for an FP&A and Revenue Manager – International on behalf of a client. EMEA Recruitment has been retained by a growing US-owned business to recruit a number of roles in their International Finance team in Zug.
FP&A and Revenue Manager – International - Zug
This is a newly-created position, and an excellent opportunity for someone to improve and drive all aspects of planning and performance management, and work with business leaders in all markets to optimize business performance. The company has strong growth plans through both organic growth and acquisition, and offers an excellent salary and benefits package.
Responsibilities of the FP&A and Revenue Manager - International include:
Own the monthly and quarterly OPEX and Revenue forecasting processes for International markets
Support the development, preparation and distribution of the annual budget
Work closely with business partners in different countries and budget owners to prepare consolidated financial reviews of actuals, forecasts and budgets, and perform variance analysis to understand business implications
Responsible for the revenue recognition processes under ASC 606 for International markets
Month-end and quarter-end close activities accordingly to the internal policies and US GAAP revenue recognition under ASC606
Prepare sales reports and rebate provision reports. Track rebate provisions on monthly basis and calculate final rebate amount
Control customer contracts pricing conditions and ensure alignment with actual sales. Monitor exceptions
Supporting Senior Management with in-depth analysis and strategic partnering capabilities
Prepare and present Financial/Performance reports
Continuous improvement of data reporting, systems and presentation methods
Prepare regular and ad hoc financial reports and financial analysis models
Regular interactions/collaborations with US Global Finance team
10+ years of FP&A experience with 5+ years of revenue recognition experience within a multi-national environment, cross-functional interaction experience
Experience with US GAAP accounting (ASC 606)
SAP ERP system experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics
Advanced Excel skills
Strong analytical and data gathering skills. Ability to handle large data sets and provide insightful analysis
High level business partnership skills
Proactive and pragmatic approach, demonstrate maturity to command respect, excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness, excellent communication and presentation skills
Fluent English, written and spoken. Another European language will be an advantage
If you are interested in applying for this FP&A and Revenue Manager - International 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 Mark in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, a well-respected international brand, is looking for an experienced and confident Treasury Analyst. Reporting to the Group Treasurer, this position offers the successful individual a high degree of autonomy and responsibility, and the chance to broaden their Treasury experience within an international environment.
Treasury Analyst, Zug, Switzerland
Responsibilities of the Treasury Analyst:
Manage global bank accounts and maintain cash, debt and interest schedules in accordance with accounting standards
Cash flow management, analysis of cash flow activities and assessments of investing/borrowing activities
Assist in the management and control of Foreign Exchange risks exposure and hedging strategies
Monitor covenants related to credit lines
Assist in identifying tax efficiency opportunities
Managing the delivery of all Treasury initiatives and projects
Assist in the management of banking, credit card and lending relationships
Provide support to other projects as required
Experience, Education and Designations:
At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
Experience gained within an international business operating with multiple currencies
Exposure to retail, FMCG or manufacturing would be advantageous
Experience of managing insurance and policies
If you are interested in applying for this Treasury Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com for a confidential conversation please call Mark in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We are currently recruiting a Tax Manager with experience surrounding both Direct and Indirect Taxes, including VAT, Tax Compliance, Income Tax and Transfer Pricing across Europe. Our client is an established international business within the chemical industry who offer innovative technologies to deliver efficiency, quality and value for their customers through their products and services.
Reporting to the locally based Head of Finance and remote Global Head of Tax, this is a unique opportunity for a candidate with 5+ years’ experience. The role will suit a rounded and flexible Tax Specialist, who is interested in establishing new processes and putting their stamp on Tax across European entities. Being responsible for tax compliance, transfer pricing, tax planning & optimization, accounting for income taxes, and ensuring timely submission of tax returns and VAT returns
Direct & Indirect Tax Manager, Zug, Switzerland
Your duties as Tax Manager will include, although will not be limited to:
Manage tax compliance, reporting and filing works for European entities.
Review tax calculations, estimates and reports accruals, and purpose partnering with country, regional and corporate finance, tax, legal business and operations terms.
Review current and deferred tax provision.
Act as the key point of contact for internal shareholders for tax queries.
Tax optimization through informed application of tax laws and regulations.
Set up appropriate tax processes and systems for tax management for the Group.
Ensure filing of all corporate and VAT returns are completed on time and are highly accurate.
As a corporate Tax Manager, act as the tax lead for authorities and auditors.
Degree in Economics, Accounting, Tax Law or similar.
Ideally you will have experience working within a public accounting firm/BIG 4 with a specialism in tax or within a tax role in a multi-national organization.
At least 5 years’ experience working within a Tax role.
Fluent in English (verbal and written).
A keen eye for detail, and planning and problem-solving skills.
Excellent presentation skills to be able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility.
If you are interested in applying for this Direct & Indirect Tax 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 Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
Our client is a thriving international company, who are looking for a Group Accountant (IFRS/Consolidation) to work within in a mid-sized Group Accounting team in their head office. For this role, they are looking for an ambitious individual who can grow within this position and play a key part in Finance for the organisation.
Group Accountant IFRS/Consolidation, Zug, Switzerland
We are currently recruiting a Group Accountant to join their Group Finance function. You will be working as an individual contributor and will report directly to the Head of Finance. As part of a team in a global business, you will have a hands-on approach and be a key influencer, adding value to the group.
This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with BIG 4 Audit/Finance experience, who also has a track record of working within industry in a Group setting.
Your duties as Group Accountant will include, although will not be limited to:
Producing accurate, timely and informative consolidation financial information
Conducting the Group's quarterly closing and consolidation process
Managing the preparation elements of the periodic reports under IFRS
Contribute to the maintenance and development the Group's accounting manual
Assess and identify solutions for IFRS-related ad-hoc requests
Advise local accountants based in offices across the globe on IFRS and other Group objectives
Developing and enhancing Group-related financial processes
Bachelor's or Master's degree in a Finance-related discipline or an equivalent financial qualification e.g. CPA or Certified Controller
Strong experience in consolidation and IFRS
Audit experience within Big 4
Passionate to work in an international environment with international stakeholders
Ambitious and self-driven individual who is able to work off their own initiative
Excellent skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint
A good communicator that works well in a team
Fluent in English and able to communicate to a business standard in German
If you are interested in applying for this Group Accountant – IFRS/Consolidation 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 Mike Baldwin 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.
As my client enters continued growth across their businesses, they are seeking a Strategic Logistics Network Manager, to review the current warehousing and distribution structure on a global scale. With newly established headquarters located close to Zug, our client is offering the successful candidate the chance to strategically manage third party suppliers and shape international growth. You will hold a pivotal role as the centralised logistics division evolves, as such you will be defining the future strategic role of the logistics function.
Logistics Network Manager, Zug, Switzerland
As Logistics Network Manager, operating within a specialist consumer environment,?£? you will report into the Head of Supply Chain and help define the local, central and global warehouse, DC and transportation strategy for the global business. You will evaluate current logistics processes, creating strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders with a long term, sustainable view
You will have autonomy to shift regional processes into a new centralised function, aligning all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.
As the Logistics Network Manager, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
5 plus?£?years’ experience within a warehouse, distribution function based within an FMCG environment
Experience of working in a global environment within a fast paced atmosphere
Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects with logistics and network planning
Proven ability to manage suppliers as partners
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Excellent working knowledge of ERP systems
Willing to travel circa 20+%
If you are interested in applying for this Logistics Network Manager 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 Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.