Financial Accountant 80 - 100%

Zug, Switzerland (hybrid)
Financial, Chief Accountant

Our client is a global operating SME, developing, producing and trading of consumer goods in sports and fashion.

In the strategy of transitioning the commercial business to Switzerland we are looking for a motivated



The accounting, tax and payrolling divisions for the newly established legal entities in Zug / Switzerland are currently managed by an external trust company. The aim is to integrate the accounting part and establish it in-house.

As Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for all day-to-day tasks such as accounts payable, general ledger entries, intercompany invoicing, and processing of payments.

In addition, you can be involved on a later stage with tax related matters and payroll accounting in Switzerland.

In a small team you will be directly reporting to the Group CFO and work closely with the trust company where you will also find support for special requests.

You work location will be Zug / Switzerland, whereas hybrid work from home is supported.

Your Tasks:

  • Keep the ledgers in full compliance with Swiss GAAP with monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure that accounts payable / accounts receivable are booked and paid / collected in a timely manner
  • Manage intercompany transactions and cost reinvoicing between entities
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions following Group procedures
  • Issue timely and complete monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate and cooperate with Auditors
  • Manage Cash Flow: Provide payment lists for adequate payments of suppliers


Your Profile:

  • Commercial education / Bachelor’s degree
  • Ideally further degree in Accounting (Sachbearbeiter Rechnungswesen)
  • 2 - 5 years progressive experience in accounting of a small/medium size company in Switzerland, based on Swiss GAAP standards
  • Very organised, reliable and detail-oriented work style
  • Strong command in English and German (business languages)
  • Proved ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees


The position requires the ability to work and communicate across numerous functional areas within the Group, offering exposure to a truly international business.

For a motivated, eager candidate, this position provides opportunities to grow and to be involved in future projects.

Updated: 4 days ago
Job ID: 11820353
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