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Head of Accounting

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
24 March, 2023

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment are recruiting for a Head of Accounting for the Swiss entity of an international organisation based in Zug.


This Head of Accounting role would suit someone looking to step into a leadership role, who enjoys taking ownership for key financial tasks across local entities and leading a small team.


Responsibilities of the Head of Accounting:


  • Manage the Accounting function of the Swiss group and the Accounting team
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly financial closings under IFRS
  • Oversee AP, accruals, cost controlling, intercompany invoicing and margin analysis
  • Cash management and forecasting
  • Take ownership the Internal Controlling System, driving improvements where possible
  • Audit ownership and prepare statutory financial statements in Swiss GAAP
  • Complete local and international VAT declarations and corporate tax returns


Experience and Qualifications:


  • 5 + years’ experience working at a management level
  • A completed degree or qualification in Accounting
  • Experienced working in an international environment
  • Fluent in German and English


EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.