Head of Accounting

  • Posted: 14/03/2023
  • Salary: N/A
  • Location: Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term
JCW are currently working with leading tech company in radio frequency and x-ray technology. They are looking for a Head of Accounting to join their growing team.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Effective safeguarding of the bookkeeping and monthly closing process of two entities according to OR and IFRS, including reporting to Group Accounting
  • Responsible management of the general ledger and all sub-ledgers (accounts payable, accounts receivable and asset accounting)
  • Management of the accounting team (5 employees), including target-related support and further development in accordance with our management principles
  • Management of the closing process and related tasks in close cooperation with the local controlling team and the accounting team of the subsidiaries
  • Ensuring legal, accounting and tax requirements, including reporting to the responsible authorities
  • Maintenance and ongoing optimization of systems and processes (SAP, Hyperion, ICS, manuals, etc.)
  • Close cooperation with internal and external auditors
  • Participation in group-wide finance projects
Your Profile:
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Finance & Accounting or equivalent
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of accounting, ideally in an international environment
  • Team management experience is required
  • Strong IT affinity and very good IT application knowledge (SAP FI, ??Hyperion, MS Office)
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and English
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