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Fribourg - gl accountant (m/f) - temp

10 June Canton de Fribourg, Fribourg Temp

Our client is an international company based in Fribourg.

Job Purpose:Provide accounting and closing skills to ensure accurate accounts and timely reporting.Ensure high quality of financial data and guarantee compliance to Group and BU Reporting standards as well as statutory requirements.Business partner with designated Local Business Units to ensure that business objectives are met through provision of timely, accurate and relevant financial informationProject execution

Major Competences to:

Accounting & Reporting:Participate in the preparation of monthly financial closing according to IFRS and local legal requirements Ensure the creation and maintenance of adequate accounting records to meet local legal requirements and Group required standards.Participate in the implementation of new accounting standards and new requirementsStrong coordination with Group's stakeholders for finance matters and projects (Local Finance organization, Consolidation and Reporting team, Group treasury, tax, Supply Chain?etc).Participate in the reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts and in quarterly balance sheet reviews with local and divisional stakeholders as well as ensure timely cleanup of overdue items.Handle tax requirements.Ensure specific accounting matters are well addressed and solved on time.

Compliance and Internal Control:Promote a "strong and no exception" control environment.Contribute to the relevant tax, compliance and audit reporting processes and relationships for the entity, providing necessary data to internal and external authorities, and acting as a FSC point of contact for stakeholders when questions arise about reporting and/or compliance processes or results.Ensure compliance with the Group Financial Control Manual and SOX 404 through maintenance of relevant FRA controls, reconciliations, management of documentation (Standard Operating Procedures).

Change Management / Projects:Contribute to finance related process changes to achieve best practice by proactively identifying gaps to standards, initiating and formulating change projects with IT and Finance management.Point of reference and expertise in the area of FRA for initiatives and projects led by other departments or sites.Participate in accounting and reporting projects to increase effectiveness and efficiency.Proactively manage project status, potential gaps and next steps to ensure objectives are met.Cooperation with other business units in driving X-BUs efficiencies and standardization.

Work in an international environment

3-5 years' experience in financial reporting and accounting department

Education: Certified specialist for Finance and Accounting or similar degree

Languages: Fluent in English (other languages internationally spread are an asset), both written and spoken.

Experience:3-5 years' experience in Financial reporting and accounting department.Knowledge and practice of IFRS.knowledge and practice of a local statutory GAAP (W Europe)Knowledge of local tax (Income/VAT)Strong communication skills.Knowledge of SAP/ JDE.

Interesting role for at least six monthsFast-paced environment with international team