Michael Page Suisse

Controlling / Treasury


Group accounting, reporting & financial controlling manager

08 May Canton de Vaud, Nyon Perm

Our client is a leading international company headquartered in the Lake Geneva region.

With many manufacturing and R&D sites across the globe, this Group is a leader in Engineering and Manufacturing solutions.

We are looking for a Group Accounting, Reporting & Financial Controlling Manager.

Work on implementation efforts of new accounting standards. This includes partnering with business units to perform impact assessment of critical accounting proposals,

Lead training efforts to roll-out new accounting guidance,

Provide technical accounting support and oversight for significant and complex transactions,

Draft accounting policies for new accounting pronouncements and ensure that existing policies reflect current accounting guidance,

Lead external benchmarking projects and partner with functional/business groups to evaluate and implement best practices,

Lead process improvement initiatives with focus on process standardization and streamlining,

Assist in the preparation of SEC filings as well as the preparation of financial information,

Lead global Controllership Learning efforts to provide a high quality training program for the Finance organization,

Partner with the business units to develop relevant and tailored training materials,

Drive successful project milestones for the roll-out.

Leading international company with HQ in Lake Geneva area

Technical Accounting and Project Management Skills required

Bachelor/Master degree in Accounting,

CPA qualification and Big4 Experience are a must,

Extensive experience in Accounting with a proven experience of US GAAP standards, proven experience in handling complex accounting challenges,

Experience in a Public Accounting firm with exposure to mid/large cap listed companies or similar experience in Controllership for a US Listed company,

Leadership experience in a complex/matrix organization, ability to manage complex issues and to find ad-hoc solutions,

Strong project management skills and capacity to communicate clearly using written and oral skills to influence and negotiate,

Fluent in English, any other language a plus.

Great context to join this international fast-paced business,

Opportunities for career growth after successful completion of this assignment.

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