GL Accountant

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Accounting / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 02.09.2020
Job ID: NW00001055
Consultant: Rupert Sudell

Our client, a successful international services company, is currently looking for an experienced reliable accountant with a motivated and hands-on attitude to assist them with their continued growth.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Ownership of the AP and AR function including a small team of 2.
  • Maintaining the GL including reconciliations.
  • Fixed assets accounting and physical inventory.
  • Delivery of the monthly and annual financial statements under US GAAP and the Swiss Code of Obligations including reporting to the global HQ.
  • Periodic target versus actual comparisons.
  • Financial controlling.
  • Act as the main contact for external and internal auditors.
  • VAT invoicing and reconciliation.
  • Payroll accounting including reconciliations.
  • Ad hoc analyses using Excel.
  • Supporting the CFO with the annual budget process and other tasks as required.

Your profile:

  • Several years international accounting experience under US and Swiss Gaap.
  • Fluency in German and English.
  • Initial team leading management experience is an advantage.
  • Precise working style and an ability to work under pressure. Additionally, a high level of flexibility and the preparedness to talk on additional ad hoc tasks and responsibilities.
  • Experience with Excel and other well now accounting and controlling packages is required.

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: Zürich
Published: 02.09.2020
Job ID: NW00001055

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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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