GL Accountant

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Accounting / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 20.03.2020
Job ID: NW00000954
Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Our client is an international production company. We have been tasked with identifying an experienced Accountant to assume responsibility for the Accounting of Swiss operations



  • Preparation and recording of various GL bookings (eg. accruals, special transactions, etc.)
  • Involvement in maintaining an efficient and accurate month-end close
  • Ensure all transactions are accounted for in accordance with Swiss Gaap / IFRS
  • Reconcile and analyse balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare and review monthly journal vouchers for posting to General Ledger
  • Review inter-company balances and correct out-of-balance situations
  • Clear edits during month end close on a timely basis
  • Obtain an understanding of company structures and organizational relationship of companies within regions and assigned companies
  • Collaboration with the shared service center and corporate accounting team
  • Perform accounts reconciliations and analysis
  • Prepare audit schedules as directed
  • Preparation of Swiss VAT returns and review of local corporate tax returns

Your Profile:

  • A degree in accounting, finance, economics or related
  • Part or fully certified Accountant (ACCA, CA, etc)
  • Five or more years’ experience Accounting under both IFRS and Swiss GAAP
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP
  • Fluency in English and German is required
  • Experience in a production environment, ideally as part of an international group

Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 20.03.2020
Job ID: NW00000954

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The Nordwand Group AG in Zurich and the Nordwand Group Genève SA 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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