Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Financial controller (m/f)

New 07 December Kanton Zürich, Zürich Perm

Our client is part of a well known Holding and is currently looking to expand their Finance team. You will be working at local and international level, interacting with colleagues in other locations in Europe.

We are looking for someone hands on to be part of a small but international Finance team in Zurich.

Reporting to the Finance Director your main responsibilities will be:

- Lead the local business planning and control cycle

- Ensure delivering correct, timely, and complete financial data for all reporting purposes

- Ensure correct, timely and compliance of General Ledger and fixed assets ledger, as well as VAT

- Participate in the preparation of monthly, and year end closing

- Ensure effective governance, risk, and compliance framework, including relevant segregation of duties in the purchase to pay process

- Monitor and analyse monthly and quarterly results against budget

- Manage the preparation and in depth analysis of financial outlooks and financial forecasts

- Ensure correct and timely IFRS reporting to the group

- Analyse and implement opportunities to improve the administrative and reporting processes within the country

- Assist the Finance Director with implementing governance risk and compliance

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Accountant to become a Controller

Are you looking to develop further as a Financial Controller?

University degree in Finance and Accounting, ideally with additional accounting certification (or in progress)

You have 3+ years of experience in accounting or financial controlling

You have strong accounting knowledge and used to work under tight deadlines

You have the ability to build relationships with other departments

You have a flair business and looking to become more involved in controlling and the business

You have experience in IFRS and local swissgaap

We are looking for someone fluent in German and English

Great opportunity to develop further. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented accountant to take the next step as financial controller