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Senior Accountant (German speaking)

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF115000 - CHF122000
Date added
24 May, 2022

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant 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.

Initially, the role will be a standalone position, but with future potential for supervisory duties, so this could be a great development potential for the right candidate.


Senior Accountant (German speaking), Basel, Switzerland


As the Senior Accountant 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


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


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