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Head of Accounting & Consolidation

Badenoch & Clark Switzerland

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Head of Accounting & Consolidation

Head of Accounting & Consolidation

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    Verarbeitendes Gewerbe/Herstellung von Waren

Badenoch & Clark Switzerland is looking for a :

Head of Accounting & Consolidation (100%)


Our client - a leader in his industrial sector with worldwide activity - is looking for their Head of Accounting & Administration. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of the finance department except controlling and FP&A. This position reports to the group CFO and based in the region of Geneva.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop the Accounting team located in Switzerland – in close cooperation with country CFO
  • Be responsible for accurate accounting under local accounting norms and Swiss GAAP
  • Ensure Accounting data are accurate and in compliance with applicable GAAP’s
  • Supervising customs and VAT issues
  • Lead the Group-level monthly financial consolidation
  • Prepare statutory reporting up to year end closings including: Local Annual Accounts, Corporate income tax declarations, VAT and others tax aspects
  • Be the primary contact for external audit
  • Develop, maintain and monitor consolidation systems, accounting policies and procedures for all Group companies, consistent with local and Group accounting principles
  • Ensure full compliance with Group Policies and management of relevant risks, coordinate proper application of ICS controls
  • Lead improvement of accounting processes and be supportive with implementations of new financial and accounting projects
  • Ensure that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy

Your profile:

  • Thorough knowledge and experience in preparing financial accounts under Swiss GAAP FER and consolidated financial statements
  • CPA or minimum degree in Accounting/Finance/ACCA qualification
  • 7 to 15 years work experience in Accounting and consolidation, within a medium to large size company and accustomed to a fast-paced environment
  • Inherent ability to connect with and influence people within an international organization while demonstrating team spirit
  • French and English fluent (German is a plus)
  • Attention to detail, good judgment in decision making
  • Hands on approach, work well under pressure, deadline, action and solution oriented

For this important position we are looking for a dynamic, self motivated team player with the ability to deliver results through people.

Someone who can analyze, identify and understand issues and opportunities, who can compare data from different sources to draw conclusions, generate alternative solutions when required and who will work side by side with the business.

Badenoch & Clark in Switzerland: the strength of an international organization combined with attention to detail, adapted to the Swiss employment market. Our consultants are specialized in specific areas of expertise: Finance & Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Engineering & Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain, Property & Construction, Sales & Marketing. Badenoch & Clark is present throughout Europe, including in UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey and Norway. Badenoch & Clark has a history of 30 years as a leader in the recruitment for position in the financial sector. Badenoch & Clark employs over 500 consultants and is a trademark of The Adecco Group, which offers our clients and candidates a high degree of quality standard and wide range of services.