Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Interim controller and head of finance (m/f)

13 June Kanton Zürich, Zürich Temp

Our client is a global leader in their industry with more than 40 years of history.

Many of the worlds leading brands and manufacturers have used their innovative solutions.

The company is listed on the Swiss stock exchange and provides sales, services and support in over 60 countries in EU, Americas and Asia.

Reporting to the CFO your main responsibilities will be:

Prepare the consolidated Group results for external reporting in compliance with Swiss
GAAP FER and reporting rules stipulated by the Swiss Stock ExchangeSupport the Swiss subsidiary as well as 5 other countriesManage statutory and tax requirements for the local entity as well as group levelSupport the CFO on annual reportingManage payroll accounting for the responsible countriesCreate monthly performance reporting for the groupCash management at group levelManage, coach and develop local and international team membersLead the group-wide budgeting and forecasting processShare and implement best financial, accounting and internal control practices in all locations and
benchmark against both external and internal metricsSupport internal and external audit activity as necessary and oversee timely remediation of any
findings or follow up items

Stock listed company with international presence

Manage controlling and overall finance at Group level

You have at least 8 years of financial experience, with several years in a similar role

Experience in a corporate environment ideally in a manufacturing company

Very good knowledge of spoken and written English and German

Very good knowledge of and experience with Swiss GAAP FER and IFRS

Knowledge of complex ERP systems (ideally Oracle or JD Edwards)

Knowledge of Business Intelligence Tools (ideally Qlikview)

Analytical, structured and independent way of working

Openness, flexibility and team player characteristics

Hands-on, pragmatic and solution-oriented

Great opportunity to support the CFO

Lead a remote and local team