Business Unit GL Accountant / Commercial Controller – Luzern Area

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Accounting / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luzern
Published: 13.04.2021
Job ID: NW00001127
Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Our client, a successful international specialised manufacturing company is seeking an experienced and motivated colleague to own the Accounting and Controlling processes, supporting the continued growth of the business. Based South of Luzern, our client is looking for a Finance professional seeking a broad and varied new role. You will be reporting directly to the CFO.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Ownership of the GL accounting processes for the Business Unit.
  • Preparation of reporting to the management.
  • Periodic business unit accounting, departments, and project (R&D and others) reporting
  • Development and improvement of the controlling activities to bring the financial business support offering to a best-in-class level.
  • Support the Group Controlling colleagues with financial controlling/reporting/budgeting issues.
  • Acting as a business partnering with the company’s senior management including the GM.
  • Ongoing optimisation of processes and systems where applicable.
  • Continuous testing and revision of internal controls.
  • Supporting the external audit process.
  • Ad hoc projects and initiatives.

Your profile:

  • Recognised accounting education (Fachausweis etc).
  • Several years of relevant experience in a similar function.
  • Ideally experience in an international manufacturing firm.
  • Solid knowledge of management accounting.
  • Good grasp of IT and curiosity to develop out functionality and tools.
  • Native of C2 German, good English.
  • Business acumen and a thirst for complex problem solving.
  • Preparedness to work both as a part of a team and independently and to understand when each style is appropriate.
  • Solutions to problems orientated approach. Confident, approachable, flexible, respectful mindset.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your CV, references and academic certificates to We look forward to hearing from you.

Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luzern
Published: 13.04.2021
Job ID: NW00001127

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