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General Ledger Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
31 August, 2021

Job Description

We’re searching for a General Ledger Accountant on behalf of our client, an international pharma company with aspirational growth plans for the future.


General Ledger Accountant - Basel, Switzerland.


They are currently looking to recruit a GL Accountant, who will be located in Basel.


The responsibilities of the GL Accountant will include:


  • Perform standard Accounting activities accurately and in a timely manner
  • Execute month end closure activities
  • Balance sheet and P&L analysis
  • Running fixed assets depreciation and revaluation
  • Performing sub-ledgers and general ledgers reconciliations
  • Managing cash flow
  • Processing employees' expenses and company credit cards
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Intercompany balances
  • Support VAT filing 
  • Assisting with the preparation of the year end accounts




  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or another similar discipline
  • At least 3 years’ professional background in a relevant Accounting environment            
  • Knowledge of Navision will be an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of Excel
  • Multi-tasking and organisational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail and strong level of accuracy
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluency in German will be highly advantageous


Our client offers an opportunity to work in an international environment in a dynamically developing company.


If you are interested in applying for this __ role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.