Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Finance director

09 January Kanton Zürich, Zürich Perm

Our client is a successful fast growing Asset Manager that invests in Alternative Investments. For the further development of the company we are searching for a Finance Director.

Responsible for daily operations of accounting tasks, including month and-year end process, accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll, treasury, cash forecasting, etc.
In charge of the finance department with a team of 4 employees and external partnersMonitoring and analysing accounting data and produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (Swiss Gaap Fer/IFRS)Ensure that the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation incl. tax and audit support of the teamImprovement of systems, procedures, processesDevelopment and documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controlsSupports the Management Team and Executive Committee on projects

Great opportunity in a dynamic environment

Strategic leadership and business support

University degree or equivalent in accounting, controlling or finance
8-15 years' experience in accounting area (preferable in banks, finance or funds companies)Proven working experience in financial and fund accounting, payrolling, taxes and audit in Switzerland
Excellent knowledge in Swiss Gaap Fer, consolidation IFRS, taxes in Switzerland and highly motivated, hands-on, ability to work independent and self-driven. Strives to create and maintain efficient processesExcellent communications skills in English and German: other European languages are a plusOutstanding analytical, organizations proficient self-driven skills with hands-on and positive team player attitudeAccurate and detail-oriented with sound judgement and integrityExperience in asset management industry is a plusInterest in sustainable energy infrastructure, together with willingness for an outstanding commitment

The role will offer a lot of variety and the opportunity to work with a very impressive leadership team.