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Financial Accountant

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Financial Accountant


FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANTApply ToDave BrownLocationZurich RegionReference101575Position TypePermanentSalary/Rate95 - 105,000 CHF + BonusJOB DESCRIPTION


Following our client’s huge worldwide growth and expansion we are recruiting for a Financial Accountant to cover the EMEA region. Our client is a US multinational that is expanding heavily throughout Europe and hence this position will have many challenges and projects that will help you progress rapidly.

Responsibilities Include:

• Reporting to the Corporate Financial Controller

• Preparation of monthly close entries for multiple General Ledgers

• Prepare daily cash and treasury activity transactions and enter journal entries

• Prepare and reconcile Inter-company billing monthly

• Prepare and manage monthly account reconciliations

• Assist with billing of Restricted Stock and Stock Options

• Assist in preparation of Statutory Accounts

• Assist in preparation of Tax Returns and annual tax process

• Provide audit support to external auditors during quarterly and year end audits

• Prepare monthly bank account analysis and resolve reconciling items

• Prepare monthly memo accounts and quarterly SEC schedules

• Maintain SOX documentation

• Work closely with the Financial Controller to support European legal entities with all finance and accounting requirements

• Key member of special projects including system and process implementation

Candidate Requirements:

• University degree or equivalent in Accounting / Finance – Part qualified Accountant (CPA, Swiss, ACCA…) an advantage

• At least 4 years Accounting experience including significant General Ledger

• Swiss GAAP and US GAAP experience

• Strong IT knowledge (Excel and Oracle)

• Fluent in English essential, German an advantage

• Familiar with Sarbanes Oxley compliance

• Team player with excellent communication skills

• Ready to work in a fast moving challenging environment

• Excellent Sense of humour required!


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced accountant to join a rapidly expanding and truly international organisation. There will be many challenges and opportunities to help you develop your career at a very fast pace!


David Brown dbrown@xbassociates.com +44 20 7803 4331

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