Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Interim junior group controller (m/f)

New 08 December Kanton Zürich, Zürich Temp

Our Client is an international leader in travel industry based in Zürich

Prepare and review monthly analytical schedules, account reconciliation and variance analysis to ensure accuracy of balances with IFRS and consistency between legal entities.Assist in the preparation, review and analysis of the consolidated financial statements for the group under IFRS.Perform monthly analysis of reported figures by unit including feedback to the units and follow up.Ensure timely and accurate close process in accordance with company close timetable across all legal entities.Provide a support role for all other consolidation and reporting processes.Prepare supplemental financial reports on ad hoc basis as requested by management.Obtain and validate data during month end close.Provide technical accounting support and guidances to the legal enitites, as required.Maintain company Global Chart of Accounts.Support with setting and maintenance of company accounting policies and procedures.Provide advice to the local legal entities in matters related to the consolidation system (HFM, Hyperion).Enforce financial discipline, guidelines and maintaining system of internal controls.Interface with external audit firms and coordinate completion of external audits for the group.Comply with local reporting requirements and tax filingsProvide financial analysis as needed for the management decisions

Interim Junior Group Controller position in a likable environment

Prominent global company based in Zürich

Very good educational background. Degree in Finance / Accounting.IFRS ExpertA recognized accountancy qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ACA (or equivalent) preferred.Analytical with a strong understanding of figures and financialsBig 4 experience is preferredExcellent written, verbal and internal communication skillsMaintaining the highest quality standards towards own work and working accurately under pressureSolid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skillsExcellent English language skills, any other language is a plusConvincing personality with high assertivenessEnergetic and enjoys taking on challengesKeen on learning new things and digging into new and unfamiliar topicsCreative with a desire to challenge the status quo and identify innovative solutionsApplying a pragmatic, results-oriented approachA team player, with excellent communication skills.Flexible and able to work under pressure in an environment with changing goals and tasksAble to work across multiple teams and projectsIndependent working attitude.Pragmatic and solution-oriented working methodology.Ability to work collaboratively across different departments.Experience in a travel industry is an advantage but not a must

High remuneration package with sympathetic environment in a central located office in Zürich