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 firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Mike Baldwin 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
Working in a stand lone capacity but within a wider global HR team, the Compensation & Benefits, Data Analytics Manager will be the expert for stakeholders across multiple countries, focusing on Compensation & Benefits tasks, such as working through salaries, bonuses, studies and surveys on salaries.
The role will also provide support on global, company-wide HR projects, programs and initiatives by managing internal and external stakeholders.
Areas of responsibility for the Compensation & Benefits, Data Analytics Manager:
Managing and driving all global Compensation & Benefits topics
Job architecture/ job evaluation/job grading
Ensuring alignment with company strategy and goals
Integration of innovative approaches into HR practices and processes, particularly start of the art compensation schemes
Designing and revising HR processes and policies, including stakeholder assessment, communications and implementation
Providing support on global HR projects and initiatives
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management
Ideally 4-8 years’ international experience in HR (preferably in matrix organisations)
Solid background in Compensation & Benefits, including LTI’s, STI’s, commission, full company global salary reviews
Proven experience in the design, development and implementation of HR Guidelines, Processes & Policies in international environments
Fluent in English
High attention to detail, highly professional and analytically minded
Successful collaborator with excellent communication skills
This Compensation & Benefits, Data Analytical Manager role would suit a quick thinker, self-starter and someone who enjoys setting their priorities.
If you are interested in applying for this Compensation & Benefits, Data Analytics 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.
We are currently looking for a Financial Accountant for our client, a manufacturing company located in Zug.
This is a great opportunity for someone with Big 4 experience looking to make their first step into industry.
Financial Accountant - Zug, Switzerland
Preparing financial accounts for monthly review
Analyzing company finances
Keeping abreast of changes in IFRS and making relevant adjustments in the Accounting policies
Ensuring all company accounts are accurately reconciled
Act as a point of contact for internal and external auditors
Assisting in preparation of periodical financial statements
Controlling numbers coming from multiple entities
Coordinate the consolidation process
Preparation of consolidated reports
University degree in Finance, Accounting or a similar discipline
Experience in Assurance department in a public Accounting firm
Knowledge of IFRS
Ambition and willingness to learn
Strong level of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines
Commitment and ability to take ownership
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Accountant 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 Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, a market leader in the Financial Services sector, seeks a Head Product Manager for their Switzerland-based office in Zug.
Head Product Manager, Zug, Switzerland
As Head Product Manager, you will take ownership of an assigned product portfolio and key responsibilities will include:
Manage and lead the product launches, in collaboration with various functional departments across the business
Work with clients and customers to implement solutions and proactively understand their requirements in order to provide advanced management of service
Align closely with Sales teams to ensure Product Management capabilities are aligned and solutions are developed in line with the product portfolio
Obtain deep knowledge and understanding of the product, the customer base and how market changes exert influence on the product offering
Set up, create and implement the Product lifecycle and team build
Provide excellent financial background knowledge across the business, including regulatory and legal framework knowhow and financial markets performance behavioural trends
Previous experience in a financial services, insurance or private equity environment would be invaluable, as this would then allow you to be best placed to contribute to the Product Management function and development that the wider business is about to partake.
As Head Product Manager, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the additional skillsets: Educated to degree or equivalent level
Fluent in English, any other language skills (German/French/Italian) would be desirable
Ideally ten years’ experience in financial services, banking or customer services environment
Proven leader with previous experience of managing direct reports, as well as coaching and guiding junior team members
Previous Product Management experience and training would be an advantage in this role
Strong stakeholder manager with ability to relay real life examples of influencing and delivering results in line with stakeholder expectations
If you are interested in applying for this Head Product Manager 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 Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
We are currently searching for a Global External Manufacturing Manager in collaboration with our Zug-based client.
The role is accountable for optimising the CMO (contract manufacturing organization) management, and delivering enhancements and improvements in the Supply Chain function related to all external manufacturing processes.
Global External Manufacturing Manager - Zug, Switzerland
By managing all contract manufacturing activity, you will work on new product introduction and launch to market strategies, and ensure all Supply Chain processes are in harmony with the wider business demands.
Key responsibilities as Global External Manufacturing Manager include:
Provide expertise in the management of CMOs and external manufacturing
GMP (good manufacturing practice) knowledge and process understanding within the production area
Take a proactive approach to identify improvement opportunities within the Supply Chain to confront issues that could impact upon KPIs and OTIF
Full ownership and management of relationships with CMOs on end-to-end basis, scheduling the manufacturing, placing production orders, and owning subsequent follow-up and delivery to market
Process assessment and escalation with the External Manufacturing function
Ability to work strategically and proactively with the CMOs offering guidance, planning and project management across multiple locations (US and Europe)
Contribute to a growing organisation and be comfortable in a change/growth environment, where you will be required to add value across the Supply Chain and wider business functions
Working independently and proactively to deliver continuous improvements
As Global External Manufacturing Manager, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Educated to degree or equivalent level, ideally in a Business, Supply Chain or Logistics discipline
Strong analytical skills, with some previous analytical experience (preferred in Logistics and/or Supply Chain)
5+ years’ working experience in an international environment would be advantageous, with the understanding of Supply Chain management and good Logistics knowledge
Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
Proficient in Microsoft Office (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required)
Fluent in English and German preferred
If you are interested in applying for this Global External Manufacturing Manager role, please register your interest using the link above. 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
We’re looking for an Indirect Tax Senior Manager on behalf of an international business. An excellent opportunity to join a high profile brand and manage the Indirect Tax function across EMEA and Northern America.
This is a newly created position, so offers the chance to make a significant positive impact to the business.
Indirect Tax Senior Manager - Zug, Switzerland
My client is looking for an experienced and proactive Tax professional who would relish the chance to review and improve internal controls and systems within a successful and growing company.
Responsibilities within the Indirect Tax Senior Manager role will include:
Ensure timely and accurate filing of Indirect Tax (Value Added Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Sales/Use Tax, other transaction taxes) returns in various jurisdictions in EMEA and Northern America.
Engage with the parent company to ensure compliance matters are properly adhered to.
Ensure government reporting and remittances are compliant as required by local governments
Monitor Indirect Tax legislation and its impact on the organization.
Ensure that the launches of new projects are compliant with Indirect Tax requirements.
Partner with external consultants with the preparation of working papers to support all EMEA and Northern America Indirect Tax filings for related companies.
Ensure all Indirect Tax accounts are reconciled and cleared every month, while ensuring the appropriate liabilities are settled to the respective jurisdictions.
Management of internal and external Indirect Tax audits.
Experience and skills required for success:
Significant experience of working with Indirect Tax and as part of a wider Tax department
Advanced knowledge of European indirect taxes and compliance, and relevant exposure to Northern America sales taxes
Professional Accounting qualification
Exposure to management of an international Indirect Tax function at a head office level
Experience in Microsoft D365
If you are interested in applying for this Indirect Tax Senior Manager 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 Mark in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
For one of our market leading clients, who pride themselves on their reputation, we are looking for an experienced Tax Manager to support the CFO with Swiss Tax.
Swiss Tax Specialist 50-80% - Zug, Flexible Working
The ideal candidate will have a rounded Tax profile, being strong in Swiss Tax and able to support transfer pricing across the group.
Swiss Tax Specialist Duties:
Preparation of Tax returns of all Swiss companies of the Group.
Monitoring of developments in the Swiss Tax landscape.
Communication with the Swiss Tax authorities and, if necessary, support of the national companies in communication with the local Tax authorities.
Coordination with external Tax advisors and support of the subsidiaries in Tax audits.
Development and monitoring of the Tax reporting of the subsidiaries to the Group, together with Corporate Reporting and Controlling.
Ensuring compliance with all Tax requirements.
Coordination and support of subsidiaries in Tax audits.
Support of all subsidiaries with VAT challenges and audit of VAT declarations.
Coordination with the fiscal representative in Austria and Germany.
Transfer price monitoring and documentation:
Monitoring and further development of the transfer price setup of the group.
Coordination of documentation with external consultants.
Monitoring of the developments of the tax regulations of the OSCE, the European Union and the relevant countries in which the Group operate.
Extensive experience in Swiss Tax.
German language skills are essential
If you are interested in applying for this Swiss Tax 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 Mike Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.