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Sector Location Job type Salary
100,000 - 110,000 CHF
Date added
30 March, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working with a well-established international manufacturing and retailing business, with a great brand reputation. We are searching for an Accountant - Projects & Finance, with fluency in English and Business German, in a new role, for their operations based near Zug.


Alongside accounting and finance functions there are many exciting projects to become involved in, centred around process improvement, automation, and integration.


This is a great long-term position offering the potential to be trained and to grow into a Senior Accountant position.


Accountant, Zug, Switzerland, Remote/Hybrid working


Reporting to the Swiss Accounting Manager, this role provides accounting, finance and project support for the head office function.


Our client is looking for a dynamic candidate who can both challenge the current status quo and work as a fantastic team member within the current accounting team, to assist with the financial running of the business and its subsidiaries.


Responsibilities of the Accountant:

 · As an Accountant and Finance Support your role is varied and exciting. Supporting the Swiss Accounting Manager, your role focusses on booking day-to-day transactions, preparing monthly and year-end financial statements in line with IFRS and Swiss accounting standards, being the contact point for external auditors, conducting weekly payment runs, recording vendor invoices and preparing information for tax and VAT returns.


· Becoming involved in project-based work you will help to create cutting edge systems and technology , always aiming to automate manual tasks or eliminate unnecessary tasks.


  • This role has been created to take on some of responsibilities from the current Swiss Accounting Manager and the team, giving you the opportunity to be trained and grow into a Senior Accountant, representing the Accounting Manager when necessary.


Ideal profile:

· Accounting/Finance degree

  • A Fachausweis Diploma in Swiss Accountancy is ideal

· Knowledge of IFRS and either SAP or Oracle HFM.

  • Kyriba cash payments experience, or knowledge is ideal

·Strong MS Office knowledge, particularly Excel

·Business German language skills are ESSENTIAL

· Proactive communicator, dynamic, project orientated, hands on, and a great team player


In Return:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a successful international business, with a clear and visible career path on offer.

Hybrid working is available.



If you are interested in applying for this Accountant – Projects & Finance role, please register your interest using the link below.

Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Annie Gosnell on +41 41 588 1878