Accounting Manager 100%

  • Contract type Permanent Position
  • Place
  • Reference 100-2613-555169
  • Start date September-October
  • Sector Finance & Administration
  • Publication date 14.09.2022
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For our client, an international company, we are looking for an Accounting Manager 

Accounting Manager 100%

Your assignment

The mission of the Accounting Department is the General Accounting of the HQ Swiss entities, including integration of liaison offices and partnership with other entities of the Group.
The Accounting Manager will have the responsibility to manage the Accounting Department and coordinate Accounting and Administrative activities at Headquarters. He/She will also be involved in Financial Management Controlling and Compliance topics.

Your profile

- Manage and develop the Corporate Accounting Team based in Geneva and in Singapore
- Ensure proper management and reconciliation of AR, AP, inter-company transactions, banks, fixed assets
- Oversee the month-end close process and perform related activities (e.g. BS reconciliation)
- Prepare statutory accounts including the consolidation of three branches (under IFRS/Swiss GAAP)
- Produce monthly accounts and financial reporting for the Holding Company and its main entity, meeting deadlines
and quality requirements according to regulatory standards and Group rules
- Supervise the management of accounts receivables and payables of these companies
- Manage department budget and support budget preparation
- Prepare and input Budgets and Reforecasts with Divisions Executives
- Build and maintain close partnership with Payroll, Treasury, Tax and Consolidation Heads
- Check monthly payroll and reconcile related figures in the general ledger
- Lead and/or participate in various projects (e.g. new accounting program, centralization of activities
- Analyse general ledger activities and monthly profit and loss accounts in support of Department Heads
- In charge of the preparation of the Corporate tax returns (with support from external tax specialist)
- In charge of the preparation of the VAT, withholding tax, stamp duty tax declarations and surveys
- Organize, prepare, and/or participate in mandatory audits (e.g. annual audit, VAT, Swiss social charges)
- Ensure application of Group processes, procedures, and financial controls, and propose improvements

- Degree qualification in Accounting and Finance, ideally Brevet Fédéral (Expert-comptable, Spécialiste Finance et Comptabilité)
- At least 7 years’ experience in Accounting and Finance Management acquired in an international firm
- Proven managerial experience
- Solid working knowledge of the accounting standards IFRS and Swiss GAAP
- Solid knowledge of the Swiss Social environment
- Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken), Spanish an advantage
- Very good command of Accounting software and Microsoft tools


If you match this profile and are interested in this position, please send me your full application (CV, work certificates and diplomas) as soon as possible !

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