For one of our market leading global clients who pride themselves on their reputation, we are looking for an experienced Head of Group Controlling to support their continued success as a company. With the ideal candidate having a strong background in controlling and internal audit.
Head of Group Controlling, Zug, Switzerland
This role would be the perfect opportunity for someone looking for a leading role in a large international organization.
Head of Group Controlling responsibilities:
Controlling and reporting, consolidation and preparation of the group annual reports, planning processes and management reporting.
Oversee the preparation and creation of the consolidated financial statements according to IFRS (annual and semi- annual financial statements).
Internal and external benchmarking and performance management.
Group-wide investment controlling.
Support on M&A activity when required.
Oversee internal Audit and development of internal control system.
Work alongside Tax and Transfer Pricing to ensure compliance.
Collaboration in the creation of the monthly reporting to the management.
Oversee budget and forecast processes and of ad hoc reports and analyzes.
Oversee creation of presentations for board members, group management, media and investors.
Participation in business projects such as the integration of acquired companies.
A higher level of education in Finance, CPA preferred but not essential.
A background within internal audit or extensive experience in handling audit.
Experience in IFRS & local accounting standards.
German and English language skills are essential
A strong communicator
Experienced with financial systems, SAP & Cognos advantageous.
If you are interested in applying for this Head of Group Controlling role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Mike Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Reporting to the Global Head of Sales and Marketing, you will be supporting the development of the global sales strategy with responsibility for both maintaining strong relationships with existing customers as well as new business development.
As Senior Key Account / Sales Manager your role will include:
Close collaboration with Demand Planning and Customer Service to optimize sales forecasting and therefore the production planning
Close collaboration with Global Head of Sales to establish sales plan for prices, volumes, payments
Ensures information flow within the Sales team and other functions
Responsible for achieving sales objectives for customers in Key Account portfolio in accordance with sales plan
Define and implement action plans for customers in accordance with sales and profit targets as set
Monitor competitor activities.
observe trends, customer needs, new developments and to review market segments regularly
Represent the company at trade fairs, customers events etc.
Requirements for the role:
8 plus years of experience in key account management.
Experience within the chemicals sector and / or selling to the tobacco industry would be preferred but not essential.
Experience in an international role.
BtoB sales experience.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
Willingness to travel approx. 40% under normal circumstances.
Open minded and a strong team player
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Key Account / Sales Manager role please register your interest using the link below, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
My client seeks a French speaking Manufacturing Digitalisation Manager to join their modern, high-tech manufacturing site.
As a global manufacturing business, the company has experienced significant growth and success in a variety of end user applications.
The Manufacturing Digitalisation Manager will be responsible for managing a team of Engineers and Technicians. Through inspiring the team, you will implement improvements and prepare on-site technology for scale-ups and transfers.
This is a key strategic role, establishing the roadmap for industrialization and continuous improvement projects around automated production processes.
Located in the Neuchatel region, the Manufacturing Digitalisation Manager will design continuous improvement projects and lead these to successful completion with the team.
There will be numerous opportunities to work on new, high precision projects cross-functionally with R&D and Supply Chain.
For the Manufacturing Digitalisation Manager, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:
Minimum degree educated within Engineering, master’s is an advantage
5 years’ experience working within manufacturing – ideally within a high tech or high precision industry
Ability to work with a wide number of stakeholders over quality, R&D and the wider Supply Chain
Good communication skills and the ability to drive change
Experience of handling projects with tools such as Scrum and Agile
Experience in managing team members either directly or project leadership
Fluency in French is necessary
If you are interested in applying for this Manufacturing Digitalisation Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
EMEA Recruitment are currently working with an international business as they look for a Global Reward & International Mobility Lead.
Global Reward & International Mobility Lead - can be based in Switzerland / Netherlands / Germay / Spain or the UK
This newly created role would suit a self-starter who can create rewards programmes and implement them on an international scale. Strong project management skills and relationship management skills will also be needed to help drive the implementation of the new concepts.
Areas of responsibility for the Global Reward & International Mobility Lead will include:
In this newly created role, you will develop a global state-of-the-art rewards strategy, including compensation, benefits, short and long-term incentives
Lead the implementation of a global rewards strategy across all entities
Manage the annual compensation cycles on a global scale
Develop a modern job grading and career ladder approach, and lead the implementation globally
Frequently assess the effectiveness of the newly established rewards programmes
Develop the global international mobility approach, lead the implementation and handle all cases jointly with external agencies
Be responsible for building up and maintaining a global terms and conditions database, and setting up terms and conditions for all newly created entities
Manage the total rewards approach for newly acquired companies, and ensure the integration of employees into the company-wide compensation and benefit plans
Evaluate the external rewards landscape by keeping up to date on modern rewards approaches
University studies in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar
Being strongly interested in rewards and international mobility
Have 8 years of experience in Human Resources, and 5 years of experience in rewards and international mobility in a dynamic, multi-national business environment
Be highly interested in modern rewards approaches and love to implement them based on the best fit for the organisation.
Deep understanding of an employee-centric reward approach
Strong business acumen and understanding of cultural differences in designing the global rewards strategy and concepts
Ability to handle various tasks and projects at the same time, and a strong analytical and strategic mindset
Strong networker and team player with a can-do attitude
Fluent in English verbally and written, German is a plus
If you are looking for a company with a strong international co-operation, can-do attitude, who focus on quality and growth mindset, this is the role for you!
If you are interested in applying for this Global Reward & International Mobility Lead role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
This role would suit a dynamic, driven and ambitious individual who, as the Senior Buyer Marketing & eCommerce, will act as the primary point of contact between suppliers and business stakeholders. You will also support Procurement activities, which will include: contract negotiation, auction management, as well as implementing the overall global sourcing strategy for the category and wider Procurement function.
Typically, other Procurement activities will include: supplier search, supplier recommendation and contracting support in line with the source to contract process.
Key responsibilities of the Senior Buyer Marketing & eCommerce include:
Sourcing eCommerce and media services, as well as e-business and creative services
Provide strong market know-how of the categories in scope and good knowledge of complex Marketing and eCommerce solutions and processes
Monitoring of supplier performance and the reporting of this analysis to internal stakeholders and the Global Category Manager
Stakeholder management with the ability to identify purchasing and supplier risks before reporting them as appropriate
Possess a customer-centric mindset, and show awareness and understanding of the target consumer and their experience
For the Senior Buyer Marketing & eCommerce position, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Ideally 2+ years’ experience in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities, ideally in a luxury or consumer goods-focussed business
An interest in fashion and the luxury goods market
Procurement expertise, with experience of operating on a global scale, with a drive to deliver best-in-class Purchasing methods, while maintaining a continuous improvement mindset
Strong influencer who has the readiness to identify cost reduction opportunities, with the aim of achieving service targets with respect to quality, costs and time
Fluent in English essential, German speaking would be an advantage
Accustomed and knowledgeable in using SAP system and related software
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Buyer Marketing & eCommerce role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
Following a sustained period of growth, our market-leading FMCG client has again partnered with us to strengthen their Procurement division in Switzerland. They are looking for a Global Procurement Manager – Fine Chemicals to join the team north of Zurich.
Global Procurement Manager – Fine Chemicals - Zurich
As Global Procurement Manager – Fine Chemicals, you will be responsible for the spend management of several hundred €M across raw materials.
The successful candidate will be tasked with strategy development for this spend, and will be expected to work closely with regional Procurement leads, as well as cross-functional global leaders to develop and implement a sourcing strategy for this area of spend.
Key accountabilities of the Global Procurement Manager – Fine Chemicals include:
Responsibility for the global strategy of raw materials connected with key FMCG products
Initiating and driving large global change management strategies (such as complexity reduction projects)
To support on delivering the organisation’s sustainability targets
Measuring and managing the overall performance of global suppliers, as well as acting as a senior relationship lead for the category
Working closely with regional Procurement teams to support the launch of innovations, new product development and new supplier introductions
The successful candidate will be degree educated and have at least 7 years’ experience in a similar role. You will also have experience of managing a sizeable spend and have dealt with large-scale, complex change management projects.
An understanding of end-to-end portfolio management (including service and quality) is also important in order to be successful in this position.
In return, this is an ideal role for any aspiring Senior Procurement Professional with multi-national exposure, who is looking for their next step. Our client is a well-known, market-leading business that is currently going through an exciting period of growth, meaning there will be scope for progression in this role.
If you are interested in applying for thisGlobal Procurement Manager – Fine Chemicalsvacancy, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation about this role, please call John in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
Our client, a globally recognised FMCG business, is looking for a German speaking Logistics Specialist to join their team in Zug.
With a focus on Logistics services and customer service, the Logistics Specialist will be responsible for delivering on the agreed objectives to ensure the management of goods and materials is managed through the supply chain to the agreed specifications.
Logistics Specialist - Zug, Switzerland
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Logistics Specialist will focus on order fulfilment and shipment management of products associated and required for marketing events, as well as processing of customer orders and invoicing tasks.
The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, with a proven track record in Logistics, Distribution and Transportation, and will be able to identify improvement opportunities and implement these into the overall operations of the business.
As Logistics Specialist, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Educated to degree or equivalent level
Strong analytical and process skills with some previous analytical experience (preferred in Logistics and/or Supply Chain)
Customer service and stakeholder management skills, alongside a base knowledge of supplier relationship management
Knowledge of SAP
2+ years’ working experience in an international environment
Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
Fluent in English and German
If you are interested in applying for this Logistics Specialist role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Sasha Gill in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
On behalf of our multi-national client, we are seeking an SAP CO Key User to assist the Accounting team in implementing SAP S4 Hana.
SAP CO Key User Accounting – French Speaking CDD 12 months - Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
This will be a CDD for 12 months and will touch all aspects of SAP CO, from process improvement through to monthly closing.
If you would be keen to see various elements of a SAP S4 Hana implementation, with exposure to the strategic leadership, then this role will be of interest.
The main duties of the SAP CO Key User Accounting are:
SAP CO maintenance
Cost Accounting preparation and process improvement
Responsibility for a variety of support (OI, OTP) and FI CO reconciliation
Monthly closing (margin forecast reviews, operations analysis, group reporting)
Calculation of business results, group reporting
Supporting Controlling team on budget process, forecast, maintenance of SAP reporting
Supporting on technical SAP CO tools (report, budget, forecast)
The main skills required for the SAP CO Key User Accounting are:
Finance and Accounting exposure
SAP FI/CO key user
SAP other modules desirable, Excel
Attention to detail, strong inter-departmental communication skills
Flexible approach (particularly around closing), collaborative style
If you are interested in applying for this SAP CO Key User Accounting role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Bower in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
An ideal opportunity for a candidate seeking to progress their experience in an international treasury team, working in a business with a hard-working, yet open and family-feel culture.
In this varied position, you will work on many different aspects of treasury including treasury controlling, supporting the Accounting & Consolidation team and project work.
Key responsibilities of the Treasury Analyst/Controller:
Regular treasury reporting and the related accounting and consolidation bookings.
Produce debt and cost forecasts.
Maintenance of the in-house banking system, updates in the TMS (Quantum)
Ensure compliance with internal controls procedures.
Assist with the treasury sections of the company annual report.
Participate in the company-wide ERP implementation project from a treasury perspective.
Other ad-hoc projects as required
Key requirements for the role:
Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting, CFC de commerce or equivalent.
Previous experience in a Treasury Accounting/Controlling role.
Excellent communication skills, ability to liaise with the treasury, wider finance and non-finance teams on a range of topics.
Attention to detail and a problem-solving attitude.
Fluency in English, French and any other languages an advantage.
If you are interested in applying for this Treasury Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Emma.Feneley@emearecruitment.com or for a confidential conversation please call Emma in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
For our multi-national client in Geneva, we are seeking a Consolidation Controller.
With exposure to the strategic development of a growing company, this person will need a high degree of autonomy, coupled with excellent Accounting skills.
Consolidation Controller - Geneva, Switzerland
In return, you will get exposure to a high degree of change on a variety of projects.
Hybrid working is available for this position.
The main duties and responsibilities for the Consolidation Controller are:
Assisting in the preparation of the annual report
Contribution to group Accounting and Consolidation projects
Performing Consolidation tasks within the company’s Consolidation tool
Consolidation and IFRS adjustments
Monthly closing at group level in cooperation with country Finance teams
Reporting packages for shareholder review
Continuous improvement of systems and processes
Ad hoc analysis as required
The skills and experience required for the Consolidation Controller are:
Public Accounting complemented by industry Consolidation is desirable
IFRS technical experience
Swiss GAAP desirable
University degree in Finance and Accounting or equivalent
Demonstrable proactivity and flexibility, ability to communicate at group and country level
Attention to detail and ability to hit deadlines
Strong Excel and Consolidation tools
English essential, French desirable
If you are interested in applying for this Consolidation Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call John Bower in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.