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Country Accountant - Switzerland and Italy

Sector Location Job type Salary
90,000 - 100,000 CHF
Date added
29 March, 2023

Job Description

Join a global, fast-growing chemicals business in its global headquarters in Basel as a Country Accountant for the Swiss and Italian entities. 


As a highly motivated and proactive team member, you will play a crucial role leading all financial accounting processes for these entities to ensure compliance with relevant company policies and procedures, required accounting standards, statutory and fiscal requirements.


This is an exciting time to join the business during a period of growth and transformation.


As a Country Accountant, your responsibilities will include:


  • Directing and controlling financial accounting activities of the legal entities
  • Preparing the yearly statutory annual accounts
  • Maintaining external audit relationships
  • Assisting Tax with related corporate income tax calculations, coordinating VAT declarations and other indirect taxes
  • Ensuring adequate internal controls are implemented and maintained
  • Co-ordinating month-end closing, executing monthly reporting activities
  • Analysing and controlling GL accounts and cost centres
  • Making improvements and efficiencies of systems and procedures


Skills required:


  • Swiss CPA preferred, but not essential
  • At least 5 years of Accounting experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are a must - German and/or Italian would be beneficial
  • Excellent analytical and Excel skills
  • A proactive attitude


Apply today and become a part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced, international environment!


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