On behalf of our client, an international healthcare company based in Switzerland, Swisslinx is looking for an Senior Accounting Manager. This is a contract for initially 6 months with a high chance after to become a permanent role. The position will deal with a broad range of accounting and controlling topics, and FICO projects management for all entities under company's responsibility. Candidates must bring strong US GAAP and local GAAP knowledge combined with a strong knowledge of SAP S/4 Hana.
- Start date: June 2023, negotiable - Duration: 6 months - Extension: highly possible as well as internalization - Workload: 100% - Mostly remote work (based in Switzerland)
- Coordinate the accounting process and lead activities for all the European (non-Swiss) entities and New Markets jointly with company's 3rd party service providers. This includes (but is not limited to) : - Ensure GL accuracy and completeness - Support the monthly financial close process, ensuring all transactions are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation - Ensure all payroll data prepared by outsourcing partner/Payroll Teams are accurately booked in SAP - Oversee the reconciliation between our US GAAP and Local GAAP ledgers, and understand the statutory adjustments and other local requirements that lead to our final Statutory Financial Statement - Stay tuned with all changes ongoing in the organization, and provide appropriate guidance to Business and other stakeholders on accounting processes and best practices - Lead Finance Projects to support company's initiatives in all our EU and New Markets entities, such as: - Lead the preparation of statutory accounts for all (non-Swiss) European and New Markets entities, ensuring appropriate communication and coordination of activities with Legal and Tax departments too - Act as primary and main point of contact for auditors for all our non-Swiss entities - Be the Finance representative for SOX compliance and management of material control audits for company's non-Swiss entities - ensure the execution of any related assigned SOX controls in a timely manner
- Accounting/Business/Finance Bachelor degree - Minimum 8 years of experience in a multinational finance environment (Big 4 and/or healthcare experience a plus) - Project Management and willingness to lead technical and complex accounting tasks, and support daily transactional and closing activities - Experience in Team Management - Desire to work in a fast paced, changing environment - Excellent communication skills combined with cultural sensitivity - Excellent spoken/written English - any other language is beneficial - Knowledge of SAP S/4 Hana, Excel, Power BI, Concur, Workday By applying for this position, I consent to the Swisslinx Group of companies: - storing my personal information (including name, contact details, Identification and CV information etc.) on their internal or external servers for the purpose of informing me of potential employment opportunities - using my personal information or - supplying it to third parties upon express consent for the purpose of informing me of potential job opportunities - transferring where applicable my personal information to a country outside the EEA/EFTA