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Head of Accounting and Reporting - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
5 May, 2023

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with Congo Brands in its search for a Head of Accounting and Reporting.


Congo Brands is a US-based, high-growth company that manages a number of rapidly-growing brands within the beverage sector, initiated and led by high-profile individuals in social media.


The company is now establishing an international office in Zug as it expands into Europe and other regions, beginning with the PRIME hydration range.


Head of Accounting and Reporting – Exclusive, Zug, Switzerland


As Head of Accounting and Reporting, you will be responsible for the Accounting department based in Zug, overseeing all Accounting tasks, both strategic and operational, for EMEA.


As this is the creation of the international office, the role will initially require a hands-on and can-do approach. But, even when systems and procedures are in place, the rapid expansion will ensure an exciting and fast-paced journey.


Key responsibilities of the Head of Accounting and Reporting:

  • Oversee the implementation and development of company Accounting policies and processes, along with building the team
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the implementation of the ERP system, and be an active participant in other automation and process improvement projects
  • Responsible for Accounting and Reporting according to US GAAP and SWISS GAAP, lead Accounting to meet monthly/quarterly close deliverables and deadlines
  • Manage the annual audit process, including external reporting, annual financial statements, budget control and periodic variance analysis
  • Preparation of corporate tax returns and VAT returns filings, provisions and returns


This Head of Accounting and Reporting position requires high calibre candidates with the following skillset:

  • High level of technical ability, alongside excellent planning, problem-solving and organizational skills - ability to oversee all Accounting and Reporting aspects
  • Advanced IT and ERP systems knowledge - experience with ERP implementation is an advantage
  • Excellent working knowledge of US GAAP, Swiss GAAP and understanding of the European fiscal landscape (direct and indirect taxation)
  • Experience building a financial infrastructure, developing consistent and replicable internal financial processes
  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, CPA or equivalent)



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