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Senior Accountant

Competitive salary

Job Description

Are you a proactive and driven professional with a passion for Finance and Accounting? For our client in the Zurich area, we are currently seeking a dedicated, German-speaking Senior Accountant.

The business is part of a global group, dedicated to providing innovative solutions, with a commitment to sustainability.

You'll become part of a dynamic team that values collaboration and innovation. The business offers a supportive atmosphere, growth prospects, and the chance to contribute to shaping the company's future.

For this role, my client is seeking someone with a background within an audit firm.

As a Senior Accountant, your role will include:

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with industry standards
  • Managing financial bookkeeping
  • Performing balance sheet reconciliations and detailed analyses
  • Contributing to the preparation of tax returns and maintaining tax compliance
  • Conducting technical accounting analysis in alignment with global standards
  • Assisting in internal control initiatives and documentation

Skills required:

  • Strong foundational education in Finance and Accounting, complemented by advanced qualifications such as CPA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent
  • Background in a professional audit firm
  • Proficiency in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Sound knowledge of balance sheets, financial statements, and VAT regulations
  • Proficiency in Excel and familiarity with ERP and accounting systems (SAP is a plus)
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills in both German and English

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.