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Senior Group Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF130000 - CHF150000
Date added
14 December, 2021

Job Description

My client is an international manufacturing business headquartered in the Zurich area.  Due to an internal promotion, it is currently looking to hire a Senior Group Accountant to join a team of three at the Swiss headquarters. 


Senior Group Accountant - Zürich, Switzerland


They are ideally looking for someone with a strong Big 4 background and holding the Swiss CPA qualification. They offer an environment with a strong emphasis on employee development and opportunities for future development.


As a Senior Group Accountant, your role will include:

  • Preparation of half-year and year-end financial statements under IFRS
  • Assist with the development of the group Accounting manual
  • Implementation of new IFRS Accounting standards
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Working with the business to ensure compliance of group Accounting policy and resolving Accounting queries
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects

Skills required:

  • Degree in Finance or related subject and Swiss CPA
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Accounting, ideally in a Big 4 environment
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Project management experience


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Group 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.