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Accounting Manager (German speaking)

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF115000 - CHF135000
Date added
18 July, 2022

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Manager to join an international business in the life sciences sector.


The company has a strong emphasis on empowering its employees and offering them opportunities for personal progression.


In this role, you will have sole responsibility for its Swiss legal entities, including financial and statutory reporting, leading a team of 4.


Accounting Manager (German speaking), Basel, Switzerland


As the Accounting Manager for Swiss legal entities, your role will include:


Responsibility for statutory and financial reporting for the Swiss legal entities


Month and year-end closing

Ensure compliance with internal controls

Process improvements

Collaboration with shared service Accounting and Controlling teams, Tax and Audit

Leading a team of 4.


Skills required:


Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role

Professional accounting qualification, such as CPA or ACCA, would be strongly preferred

Good knowledge of IFRS

Working knowledge of SAP

Fluency in German and English

Good knowledge of Swiss accounting and corporate tax topics

Strong leadership and stakeholder management skills.


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Accountant (German speaking) role please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation about this role, please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1870