Chief Accountant (Kanton Zurich)

For our customer, an international company in Canton of Zurich, we are looking for an experienced professional for the open position as

Chief Accountant 100% m/w

Your responsibilities

  • Leading the local finance team
  • Preparing the monthly, quarterly and yearly closings according to the IFRS
  • Various General Ledger entries including fixed assets, accruals, provisions, VAT, interface between payroll and accounting etc.
  • Insuring correct accounting through various checks and account reconciliations
  • Leading the financial and internal audits
  • Managing various statutory and statistical reporting requirements
  • Participating as required with accounts receivable, accounts payable, travel expenses and bank bookings
  • Monitoring of the monthly payroll bookings including social insurance
  • Swiss VAT declaration
  • Providing the management with requested reports

Your profile

  • Commercial education, further education in Accounting\Finance is a must
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in accounting in Switzerland
  • Strong understanding and experience on the IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of consolidation, accounting, reconciliations, reporting, closing processes
  • Fluent English, knowledge of Russian is advantageous
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience with SAP would be a strong advantage
  • Positive and cheerful attitude and cooperative, goal oriented mentality
  • Honest, discreet and capable of handling confidential information
  • Strong sense of initiative and adaptability to manage priorities
  • EU-passport or a valid working permit in Switzerland is a must


If you can identify yourself with the requirements of this challenging position, we kindly ask you to press the red button „APPLY NOW“ below and upload your CV.