Senior Accountant

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Finance, Other
  3. Switzerland
Zug, Switzerland
Posting date: 13 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

An international pharmaceutical organisation is seeking to recruit a Senior Accountant to their office in Switzerland. This company focuses on developing treatments for conditions where the impact of the medicines can make an immediate and tangible difference. They provide treatments in Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, and other medical sectors. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a globally renowned organisation and bring specialist knowledge and experience to the position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Taking care of monthly financial closing according to group accounting principles and local statutory GAAP.
  • Overseeing the annual preparation of the external financial statements (Balance sheet and Income statement) according to Swiss GAAP.
  • Ensuring the proper reconciliation of balance sheets.
  • Maintaining internal control environment.
  • Liaising with other accounting teams, as well as the consolidation department.
  • Processing Accounts Payable; receiving, entering, and storing invoices.
  • Preparing monthly Intercompany transaction journals.
  • Serving as a back-up for other team members.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls in financial processes.
  • Cooperating with internal and external auditors, acting as their point of contact.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience and education in a similar or related capacity.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.