Head Accounting Policy

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Chief Accountant / Director of Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 11.11.2019
Job ID: NW00000863
Consultant: James Cannon
E-Mail: james.cannon@nordwandgroup.com
URL: nordwandgroup.com/en/job-detail/head-accounting-policy.html?utm_campaign=feed&utm_source=rss-jobs-financial&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=NW00000863


Our client is searching for a technical Accounting expert to take a regional position tasked with overseeing and and maintaining Accounting policy for the region, as Subject Matter Expert and working with Group Senior Management.

Main responsibilities:

  • Set and maintain regional Accounting Policies, ensuring compliance with US GAAP, in collaboration with teams across the group
  • Review of the regions financial statements to ensure accurate US GAAP reporting 
  • Key technical accounting expert for the region; support business and tax projects by providing expert technical accounting assessment
  • Identify, analyse and report (internally and externally to the auditors) on accounting issues and required disclosure information for the region
  • Provide decision support to Senior Management and ensure key accounting and treasury decisions are properly evaluated 
  • Coordinate and manage auditors
  • Develop and maintain accounting and reporting tools and support finance community to implement new systems, process efficiencies and maintain the reporting framework 

Profile of ideal candidate:

  • Degree level education in Finance or equivalent
  • Qualified accountant (US CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience, ideally within ‘Big 4’ and industry
  • Exposure to US international corporations
  • Extensive US GAAP knowledge, exposure to SOX
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Working knowledge of SAP

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send you profile and supporting documents to james.cannon@nordwandgroup.com.

Consultant: James Cannon

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 11.11.2019
Job ID: NW00000863
URL: nordwandgroup.com/en/job-detail/head-accounting-policy.html?utm_campaign=feed&utm_source=rss-jobs-financial&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=NW00000863

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