Senior Accountant


For our client, an international specialty transport company, we are looking for a dynamic, dedicated and motivated personality for the Zurich-North location. Are you looking for an exciting challenge in a responsible position? Do you value a modern, lively, friendly and yet manageable environment in which you can take on an important role and make a difference yourself?

Senior Accountant with leadership responsibilities (f/m/d)

Your tasks

  • Technical and disciplinary management and monitoring of accounts payable and accounts receivable (1 person each)
  • Keeping the general ledger including reconciliations
  • Full asset accounting including reconciliations and annual physical inventory
  • Management of the monthly/annual financial statements according to US Gaap including reporting to the head office in UK
  • Monthly preparation of target/actual comparisons via OneSource for the parent company in US
  • Financial Controlling
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements according to Swiss OR
  • Primary contact for external and internal audits
  • VAT settlement and reconciliation
  • Payroll accounting including reconciliations
  • Preparation of various monthly analyzes using Excel
  • Overview and update of all contracts
  • Help with the budget
  • Substitute function for business controllers as well as accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Close cooperation with the CFO and take on other tasks

Our requirements

  • Mandatory: Knowledge of accounting regulations according to US Gaap and the Swiss Code of Obligations
  • Business fluent English and German, both spoken and written, is a must, French an advantage
  • First management experience an advantage
  • Precise work, networked thinking and a high level of commitment
  • Willing to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Experience with MS Excel, Business Objects, Hyperion and Accpac would be an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and would like to know more foreign languages
  • Young, dynamic personality, around 28-45 years young

You can expect exciting tasks and the right platform to prove your skills and continue to grow with challenging tasks. Interesting employment conditions and a wide range of development opportunities are a matter of course for our customers. Interested? We look forward to receiving your electronic application by email. Discretion, quality and professionalism are a matter of course for us

Senior Accountant with managerial responsibility
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