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Head of Controlling & Consolidation

EMEA Recruitment GmbH

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Head of Controlling & Consolidation

Ref: ID-AYMB-325226

Head of Controlling & Consolidation

Ref:

ID-AYMB-325226

Sector:

Financial Control/ Finance & Accountancy

Location:

Basel

Salary:

CHF 160000 - CHF 180000

Head of Controlling & Consolidation

Basel

Our client is a very well established manufacturing business with global presence.

We are currently recruiting on their behalf for Head of Controlling & Consolidation, based near Basel.

The role reports to the Group CFO and will lead a team of 4 reports.

The position will regularly interact with other functional areas of Finance (Accounting, Treasury, Tax and IT), other Corporate functions (Legal, Business Development and Risk) and will work closely with Finance colleagues from group companies worldwide. Regular contact with Board members is expected.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage, direct and develop the Controlling and Consolidation Team and lead all team activities along the annual financial calendar
  • Lead the group closing activities: Consolidation and preparation of Group Annual Financial Statements in line with company policy and Swiss Code/Swiss GAAP FER
  • Lead and coordinate audit process, ensuring smooth and timely issuance of unqualified audit opinions
  • Address new business issues and applicable reporting GAAP changes proactively with the auditors, establishing a company position and agreement prior to yearend
  • Ensure timely monthly/quarterly/yearly reporting to different internal and external stakeholders
  • Supervise controlling tasks concerning the group subsidiaries operating in different business segments
  • Plan and manage the group budgeting process and introduce and implement changes when needed
  • Review processes and procedures and group internal reporting requirements with a focus on improvements, efficiencies and adapting to on-going growing complexity
  • Adjust team goals to changes needed due to new business fields and other changes in the group structure and integrate new requirements
  • Drive further developments of controlling activities to fit the underlying business
  • Focus on cost controlling and where possible, identification of saving opportunities
  • Supervise and/or perform site visits to subsidiaries with a risk oriented view
  • Taking an active role in establishing internal audit-similar work programs for the site visits
  • Support tax in reducing the number of legal entities required to run the operations
  • Drive consistency in accounting practices – policy, GL account structure, reporting, timing, audit, etc.
  • Rewrite the accounting manual, focussing on simplicity
  • Ensure local compliance requirements are being met for statutory accounting and filing – including the support of necessary inputs for tax compliance

 

Requirements

  • Master Degree in Finance/Controlling (University/University of Applied Sciences)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Financial Controlling
  • Experience working in commodity sector
  • Good understanding of Act on Accounting according Swiss Code of Obligations (OR) as well as strong knowledge of Swiss GAAP FER
  • IFRS knowledge and other international GAAP is a plus
  • Knowledge on Consolidation of financial statements
  • Basic understanding of tax concepts, including corporation tax and VAT
  • Ability to work in a complex legal and functional matrix environment
  • Capable of presenting financial information in a clear and concise manner to non-financial stakeholders
  • Strong deadline management
  • Good team collaboration, communication and networking skills
  • Hands-on, structured, independent and result-driven
  • High professional standards
  • Strong IT skills (MS Office, etc.). Proficiency in MS-Excel required
  • Fluent in English and German

Our client offers opportunity to work in an international, dynamic organisation with great prospects for professional growth.

If you are interested in applying for this Head of Controlling & Consolidationrole please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to Izabela.darmstetter@emearecruitment.euor for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.

 
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Ref:

ID-AYMB-325226

Sector:

Financial Control/ Finance & Accountancy

Location:

Basel

Salary:

CHF 160000 - CHF 180000