HEAD OF ACCOUNTING (302)

Our client is a financial company performing Private Equity and Traditionnal Investment, looking for a:

Head of Accounting

Job Description

  • Manage the accounting team and functions in the group, providing the leadership necessary to guarantee an efficient operating environment
  • Prepare local accounting of the Group companies, making sure that books and records are in accordance with the applicable standards for each country and the Group
  • Supervise monthly accounting reports as part of the monthly Group consolidation process
  • Supervise the periodic corporate tax, VAT, withholding tax and stamp duty declarations for the Swiss companies as well as tax declarations in the foreign entities
  • Manage the financial annual audits of the Group entities, preparing the statutory accounts of the Swiss entities
  • Maintain reports and dashboards on the securities, treasury and foreign exchange positions in the proprietary capital portfolio
  • Enhance the controlling environment and processes (month-end close, intercompany processes, supplier payments and employee expenses)
  • Further expand functionalities of the existing accounting and treasury systems, enhance the supplier payments and staff expenses process related to the e-process tool
  • Perform the regulatory reporting when needed
  • Maintain statistics and various reports of the Finance department
  • Participate in other ad-hoc tasks & projects
  • Maintain a positive and ethical work climate to attract, retain and motivate the accounting team

Required Profile

  • A university degree or equivalent in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 8/10 years of experience in accounting in the financial services industry, if possible in alternative asset management and private equity
  • Management experience in an international environment
  • Strong analytical skills to help you analyze trends or spot exceptions quickly
  • Very good knowledge of Swiss GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong IT skills
  • Very good knowledge of Swiss regulatory reporting, preparation of direct taxation and indirect taxation declarations

 

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