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Senior Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF110000 - CHF120000
Date added
19 July, 2021

Job Description

For a fast-paced, international business in the Schaffhausen area, we are currently recruiting a Senior Accountant due to an internal promotion.


Senior Accountant, Schaffhausen, Switzerland


The business offers a flexible and supportive environment, with the potential for further educational trainings and future development.


You will be involved in a broad range of projects, such as acquisitions and liquidations, and be given the opportunity to work relatively autonomously as part of a small, multi-cultural team. 


As a Senior Financial Accountant, your role will include:

  • Month end GL activities, including journals and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Intercompany Accounting.
  • Tracking costs on specific projects across various functions and providing support on expense coding (purchase requisitions review).
  • Support the Quarterly Balance Sheet review process.
  • Supporting the preparation of the quarterly and annual Board of Directors pack.
  • Variance analysis on forecasting.
  • Ensure compliance with company-wide Accounting policies and procedures.
  • Working closely with business units, and financial planning and analysis.
  • Support a wide range of ad hoc projects, such as system implementations and acquisitions.


Skills required:

  • Minimum of 6 plus years’ experience within Accounting in an international environment.
  • Degree level qualification in Finance and Accounting or related subject.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel. Working knowledge of SAP would also be desirable, though not essential.
  • Attention to detail and an ability to work with high data volumes.
  • Result-oriented approach and an ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Prior experience working under US GAAP would be strongly preferred. Swiss GAAP would also be beneficial.
  • Fluency in English.


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