Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Financial controller

13 April Genève, Switzerland Perm

My client is a world leader in the field of Shipping services. With Headquarters in London, and listed on the London Stock Exchange, my client is a truly customer orientated organisation. They are able to provide a global service on a local basis, from a network of offices strategically located in the same marketplaces and time zones as their clients.

My client strives to provide the best in class services to an increasingly diverse Shipping and Trading community.

Responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts

Responsible for the preparation of Statutory Financial accounts including liaison with auditors

Responsible for the submission of Corporation Tax and VAT returns

Payroll management - maintenance & filing of HR, Pension, Medical Insurance, Restricted stock and Payroll records. Liaison with outsourced payroll provider and point of contact for all staff queries.

Maintenance and control of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Treasury.

Maintaining accounting books and records and updating general ledger.

Reporting & discussing financial performance with Managing Director of CSS and Group Finance team, based in London.

Monitoring and developing internal controls and systems

Identify & support continuous changes and improvements within the business

Support to the office manager on day to day running of the office

Responsible for all finance administration

Great Opportunity to join a world leader in shipping services

You will be a qualified accountant e.g. Brévet Fédéral, ACA, ACCA

You will be fluent in both English & French (Written and Oral)

You will be pro-active, enjoy being a key part of the business and have a 'can-do' attitude.

Strong organisation, co-ordination and good level commercial awareness

Customer service focussed

Great Opportunity to join a leader in the shipping services, you will be responsible to control for all the financial administrative functions within the Swiss office.