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Fixed Asset Accountant

Ref
AW-3889
Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF100000 - CHF110000
Date added
11 January, 2022

Job Description

On behalf of our multi-national client, we are seeking a Fixed Asset Accountant to join a well-established Finance team based in Geneva.

The successful applicant will have keen attention to detail and be able to build strong working relationships.

 

Fixed Asset Accountant, Geneva, Switzerland

 

The position will work closely with the Project Management team to develop and maintain the system and processes for fixed asset accounting and management.

The role provides the opportunity to spearhead the change management program and, as such, has great exposure to the senior leadership of a best-in-class organisation, providing an excellent opportunity for progression and development.

 

The main duties and responsibilities of the Fixed Asset Accountant include:

  • Develop and maintain all processes related to fixed accounting, asset management and fixed asset registers
  • Process fixed asset accounting entries related to acquisition, capitalisation, disposal, impairment, revaluation and depreciation according to outlined policies and accounting standards
  • Regular reconciliation of fixed asset registers using the asset management system
  • Reviewing of capital expenditure and reporting of any variance
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance for the Project Management team
  • Ensure any capex criteria and regulations are adhered to
  • Relating to the asset management and financial accounting, create and optimise effective policies and procedures
  • Assist with internal and external audit process
  • Become the single point of contact and SAP key user for the fixed asset system throughout an ERP implementation project

 

Skills and experience required for Fixed Asset Accountant:

  • University degree in Accounting or qualified Accountant
  • Impressive analytical skills regarding fixed asset accounting in a project environment
  • 3 years’ experience in similar position
  • Experienced with Swiss GAAP
  • Experienced with SAP
  • Excellent time management and ability to set priorities in planning process
  • Good command of Excel
  • Fluent in English and French or German to a business standard

 

If you are interested in applying for this Fixed Asset Accountant role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to alex.williams@emearecruitment.com or for a confidential conversation please call Alex Williams in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007