Group Senior Accountants (2x)

  • Type de contrat Permanent Position - Permanent Contract
  • Lieu
    Lugano Area
  • Référence 170104-84-4
  • Date d'entrée 03.2020
  • Secteur Finance & Administration
  • Date de publication 11.12.2019

ManpowerGroup is a world leader in innovative workforce solutions. Every day, we connect more than 600,000 people to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries helping to power the success of clients around the world.

For our estimated client, prestigious and international group operating within the luxury field, we are recruiting following profiles, to become part of the headquarter Team in the Lugano Area. The ideal candidates, experienced professionals with a proactive and dynamic approach, will have the chance to explore a unique and vibrant working environment and be part of a consistently growing project.

Group Senior Accountants (2x)

Votre mission

The Senior Accountant will work in the Statutory and Tax department and is a key team member to ensure the fulfillment of all accounting and compliance requirements of EMEA Entities; he/she will be responsible for journal entries and accounts reconciliations in compliance with IFRS, local statutory regulations and internal control system. Moreover he/she will act as key player to meet reporting deadlines for monthly and year-end closing as well as local tax deadlines.

He/she will play a pivotal role for the whole accounts payable process: acting as a team leader of the function, he/she will work to identify priorities, issues and improvement areas of the process

He/she operates closely with various departments (treasury, business support, internal audit, IT and operations), and ensures accuracy and timeliness of financial results and tax compliance. He/She will also have the responsibility to supervise and coach one direct report

The Senior accountant works closely with other team members to achieve common goals in a fast-paced environment.

Reports to: Accounting Manager



Responsibilities and Duties for the First Senior Accountant:

Accounts payable
* Understand the priorities and strategic goals of Accounts Payable
* Maintain and update systems used to manage the Accounts Payable process
* Train, coach and functionally direct a team within the organization
* Manage daily volumes and set clear priorities
* Have an excellent service orientated mindset
* Understands the concept of process excellence by constructively challenging status quo
* Initiate opportunity for business and process enhancement

General Ledger
* Prepare, record and supervise journal entries
* Control of trial balance - profit & loss and balance sheet accounts
* Reconcile bank and daily cash (store)
* Maintain ad update fixed assets ledger
* Interact with all departments throughout the organization, especially with stores
* Prepare Intercompany recharges and reconcile intercompany balances
* Supervise the preparation / documentation of the year-end statutory financial statements, including the required disclosures
* Ensure tax compliance and reporting, including the preparation and submission of all local tax returns
* Liaise with external auditors and tax consultants
* Prepare ad-hoc accounting / analysis for specific transactions when necessary
* Continuously assess accounting processes and checks with the aim to increasing reporting efficiency and quality
* Manage key accounting and tax projects
* Supervise and coach a team of direct reports

Direct reports: None


Responsibilities and Duties for the Second Senior Accountant:

* Prepare and record journal entries
* Check trial balance - profit & loss and balance sheet accounts
* Reconcile bank and daily cash (store)
* Maintain ad update fixed assets ledger
* Interact with all departments throughout the organization, especially with stores
* Prepare Intercompany recharges and reconcile intercompany balances
* Support the preparation / documentation of the year-end statutory financial statements, including the required disclosures
* Ensure tax compliance and reporting, including the preparation and submission of all local tax returns
* Prepare and submit statistical reports
* Support external audit process
* Support the Accounting Manager in providing data to prepare ad-hoc accounting / analysis for specific transactions when necessary
* Continuous assessment of accounting processes and controls with the aim to increase reporting efficiency and quality
* Support the Accounting Manager in providing data to prepare ad-hoc accounting / analysis for specific transactions when necessary
* Be involved in key accounting and tax projects
* Supervise and coach one direct report

Direct reports: Junior Accountant

Votre profil

* A minimum of 4/5 years' experience in Accounting department
* Fluent in English and Italian (written and oral) French & Spanish will be considered a plus.
* SAP knowledge
* Good knowledge of VAT regulation
* Analytical and conceptual skills, strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail
* Collaborative team player able to develop and sustain relationships internally and cross-functionally
* Ability to work under pressure
* Organizational skills and strong ownership of tasks
* Flexible, with enthusiastic and proactive attitude, actively participating as a leader
* Presentation and research skills
* Previous experience in retail sector will be considered a plus

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PLEASE NOTE THAT, for this specific recruitment, due to our client's special request, by submitting the application you will exceptionally authorize Manpower to sistematically forward your personal data and CV to our client. REGISTER YOURSELF AND UPLOAD YOUR CV AT OUR OFFICIAL WEBSITE: WWW.MANPOWER.CH, IN ORDER TO PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION.

About Manpower
Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
 
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“We care about the people we work with. Including you. That’s why our collaborations are based on trust.”
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