GL Accountant

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Accounting / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 20.06.2022
Job ID: NW00001252
Consultant: Recruitment Manager

Our client is a stock-exchange listed international business services company. To complete their team in Switzerland we are looking for a motivated, reliable, and trustworthy person.

Your tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Close cooperation with AP and AR colleagues and being responsible for the overview.
  • Complete asset accounting including reconciliations and annual physical inventory.
  • Management of the monthly/annual financial statements according to US GAAP including reporting to the Head Office in London.
  • Monthly creation of target-performance comparisons for the parent company in the USA.
  • Financial controlling.
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements according to the Swiss Code of Obligations.
  • Main contact person for external and internal audits.
  • VAT accounting and reconciliation.
  • Payroll accounting including reconciliations.
  • Creation of various monthly analyses with the help of Excel.
  • Overview and update of all contracts.
  • Assistance with projects.
  • Performing monthly analyses.
  • Accounting of the Intercompany.
  • Assistance & creation of the budget.
  • Deputy function for Business Controller and AP and AR.
  • Close cooperation with the Switzerland based CFO and assumption of further tasks.


  • Good knowledge of accounting regulations according to the Swiss Code of Obligations (US GAAP advantageous).
  • Business fluency in German and English.
  • Exact work, ability to work under pressure, networked thinking, and high commitment.
  • Willingness to work independently with minimal leadership and to learn new things.

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: Recruitment Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 20.06.2022
Job ID: NW00001252

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The Nordwand Group AG in Zurich specialise in providing IT jobs and finance jobs on a permanent, contracting and interim management basis. We also offer executive search services across a broader range of functions.

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