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Senior Accountant

Meggitt SA

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Senior Accountant


Senior Accountant

Meggitt (SA) - Fribourg, Switzerland

Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialised in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 11'000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East. Meggitt Sensing System (MSS) is one of the 5 strategic business units of Meggitt PLC, with its headquarter in Fribourg Switzerland. Meggitt Fribourg develops, manufactures and sells, world-wide, a complete range of transducers and electronic systems for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

To further strengthen our " Finance and Commercial " department, we are currently looking for a "Senior Accountant".

Main Responsibilities:

• Credit Control and regular monitoring of the accounts • Processing of payments and relevant customer documentation • Dispute any discrepancies & liaising directly with our Shared Service Center • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity as well as customer data maintenance • Work closely with sales, logistics, export & order processing team to achieve company objectives in cash collection • General Ledger activities (including intercompany & accruals) • Reconciliation of accounts • Collaborate with the Accounting Supervisor in the month-end closing process • Take full responsibility for the preparation of invoices, expenses and act as a point of contact for Shared Service Center for any Account Payable related issues • Tax & reporting tasks • Ensure compliance with Credit & Collection policy

Education and Experience Requirements

• High School Diploma (ideally "Brevet en finance et comptabilité") • 5+ years experience as a GL accountant within an international environment • Experience of an ERP system (SAP is a strong asset) • Pro-active, with a can-do attitude • Ability to prioritize own workload, commitment to deadlines • Excellent communication and negotiating skills • Fluent in both French and English

Should you wish to apply for this role, please send your full application (resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma) in English to hr@ch.meggitt.com.

Careers contact

If you are looking for a challenging position with room to grow in a truly international company, please send your application to hr@ch.meggitt.com.