Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Financial controller (m/f)

29 October Genève, Basel-City Perm

Our client is an international manufacturing company with 5 production sites in Europe and the US who are looking for a Financial Controller to strengthen the Finance team in the Basel HQ.

Reporting to the Group VP Finance your main responsibilities will be:Financial reporting (including monthly and year end) for three entities
Monthly closing activities in close collaboration with the accounting team for the responsible entities
Credit risk management process improvements
Review documentation of financial statements
Ensure data maintenance in SAP
Inventory Valuation process
Coach and support 2 accountants (direct reports) in Basel and coordination with shared service center
Lead the tolling fee procedures
Promote a strong control environment, follow up on audit issues & implement correcting measures
Manage input to Budget, forecasting and filing of VAT returns
Assist on ad-hoc projects

Are you an auditor looking to go into industry as a Financial Controller?

Be part of an international team and get exposure to a dynamic enviornment

Degree in Business Economics or equivalent

Experience working in big 4/Audit/Accounting firm auditing manufacturing clients is a must, ideally combined with industry experience in a manufacturing environment.

Understanding of controlling tasks and ideally previous exposure to costing.

Proactive, hands on, result and service oriented profile with a structured approach.

Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate across countries and teams.

Detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks as well as handling multiple tasks and projects under pressure.

SAP experience

Fluent in German and English and ideally able to communicate in Spanish and/or French.

Fantastic opportuntiy in the heart of Basel for an external auditor (ideally big4) to get hands on industry experience as Financial Controller for an international company.