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German-Speaking Financial Accounting Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF130000 - CHF140000
Date added
4 November, 2021

Job Description

For one of our premium international clients in Geneva, we are seeking a German-Speaking Financial Accounting Manager.

Contributing to the wider Finance department’s goals, this role has the potential to grow its responsibilities into other areas.


German-Speaking Financial Accounting Manager, Geneva, Switzerland


The main duties of the German-Speaking Financial Accounting Manager are:

  • Delivering the Accounting for entities across three regions
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual close
  • Managing the Accounting team
  • End-to-end ERP implementation project
  • Monthly payroll reconciliation in collaboration with HR
  • Balance sheet and P&L reconciliation (monthly)
  • POC for other departments and external stakeholders (e.g. auditors)
  • Responsibility for following compliance guidelines and internal controls


The main skills and experience required for the German-Speaking Financial Accounting Manager are:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting-related degree - preferably CPA or equivalent
  • Previous management experience, with strong leadership skills
  • German GAAP (HGB) or CH GAAP essential
  • Strong overall Accounting skills, with international exposure
  • ERP implementation experience and knowledge an advantage
  • German and English languages essential, French desirable
  • Extensive exposure to GL Accounting


If you are interested in applying for this German-Speaking Financial Accounting Manager  role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Bower in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.