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Head of Accounting and External Reporting

Roche AG

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Head of Accounting and External Reporting

Head of Accounting and External Reporting

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

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We offer an exciting opportunity to a senior, experienced and qualified finance professional who would like to lead the accounting and external reporting department at Roche’s corporate head office in Basel, Switzerland. In this key position you will lead the Accounting and External Reporting team of 10 finance professionals, responsible for Roche Group accounting and reporting, including maintaining the Group accounting and reporting manual and delivering Global accounting training (Roche Diploma in Accounting). You will in addition lead the preparation of the Roche Group year-end and half-year external financial statements (IFRS), including leading the close process for the financial statements.
You other responsibilities will include:
  • Acting as M&A finance business partner, including financial due diligence, deal structuring, valuations, opening balance sheet completion and supporting on financial integration
  • Providing oversight on the accounting and reporting of Roche’s pensions, stock options, intangible asset impairment and provisions processes.
  • Providing Treasury, Alliance Partnering, Investor Relations and Group Communications finance support.
  • Being the primary contact for the external auditors, global actuaries and external valuation consultants.
  • Representing Roche at external industry peer meetings
  • Project managing and attending US finance workshops at Genentech in San Francisco
  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
    You will be a chartered or certified accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent) with at least 10 years of work experience post accounting qualification, preferably in an international environment. You will bring strong team leadership and coaching skills as well as strong technical IFRS knowledge and experience, and the ability to communicate this to non-specialists. In addition you will fulfil the following requirements:
    • Excellent English and presentation skills (both written and verbal)
    • M&A transaction experience beneficial
    • A “Big 4” background and pharmaceuticals / diagnostics sector experience preferred
    • Willingness to travel
  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
    • Function Finance
    • Subfunction Accounting/ Reporting
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Manager with Direct Reports
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Corporate Administration
    • Date 2016/06/14
    • Job-ID 2555476934
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    Andrew Neale+41 61 688 52 36
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