Annie Gosnell

Associate Director

Phone number: +41 41 588 1878

Email: annie.gosnell@emearecruitment.com

Associate Director

Annie joined our Finance & Accountancy recruitment team in Switzerland in December 2021, with previous experience in the recruitment sector, specifically business development and account management.

She strives to make the recruitment process as enjoyable as possible, embedding an element of fun where applicable. Annie understands the common pain points candidates may have and refuses to force a partnership between candidate and client; she values mutual synergy between both parties and can read between the lines.

Her skills have enabled her to build an extensive network within the Finance & Accountancy market and she regularly attends our events in partnership with Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Annie has both a personal and professional interest in Finance, studying the markets regularly, and learning about current trends and company operations.

Overall, Annie can challenge and champion both candidates and clients and really enjoys talking to people across different backgrounds, industries, and seniorities.

Annie’s Interests

Annie enjoys having a balance in life, taking part in relaxing activities such as yoga and meditation. Her other interests include spending time with family, gardening, and going to the cinema.

Her main passion is interior design. Annie is very creative and loves colours and themes. She has her own personal workshop and has hand-designed her own curtains and blinds.

Annie's Successful Candidates

  • Head of Group Insurance
  • Finance Director
  • Head of Accounting
  • VP of Finance
  • Business Controller

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  • CinemaCinema

Annie Gosnell

Annie Gosnell

Associate Director

Phone number: +41 41 588 1878

Email: annie.gosnell@emearecruitment.com

Annie joined our Finance & Accountancy recruitment team in Switzerland in December 2021, with previous experience in the recruitment sector, specifically business development and account management.

She strives to make the recruitment process as enjoyable as possible, embedding an element of fun where applicable. Annie understands the common pain points candidates may have and refuses to force a partnership between candidate and client; she values mutual synergy between both parties and can read between the lines.

Her skills have enabled her to build an extensive network within the Finance & Accountancy market and she regularly attends our events in partnership with Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Annie has both a personal and professional interest in Finance, studying the markets regularly, and learning about current trends and company operations.

Overall, Annie can challenge and champion both candidates and clients and really enjoys talking to people across different backgrounds, industries, and seniorities.

Annie’s Interests

Annie enjoys having a balance in life, taking part in relaxing activities such as yoga and meditation. Her other interests include spending time with family, gardening, and going to the cinema.

Her main passion is interior design. Annie is very creative and loves colours and themes. She has her own personal workshop and has hand-designed her own curtains and blinds.

Annie's Successful Candidates

  • Head of Group Insurance
  • Finance Director
  • Head of Accounting
  • VP of Finance
  • Business Controller
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Interests

  • Meditation and YogaYoga & Meditation
  • GardeningGardening
  • Interior DesignInterior Design
  • FamilyFamily
  • CinemaCinema

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Testimonial

A top performance with a very professional and human approach to Executive Search. Annie is always available for her candidates to allow proper coaching and guidance in the recruitment process. It was a pleasure to work with her during the recruitment process and after hiring.

Denis Waerseggers, Head Group Insurance & Risk Financing at Holcim Group

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Annie Gosnell JOBS

140-170k CHF plus benefits
140000 - 170000
Posted 6 months ago
Our client, an international trading and logistics company, is looking to hire a Senior Accounting Manager to join their newly established holding company in Vaduz.

The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for setting up accounting processes and policies as well as performing accounting, closing and consolidation tasks.

The responsibilities of the Senior Accounting Manager will include:
 
  • Set up accounting processes and policies
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and accounting standards in financial reporting
  • Prepare and review financial statements
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Work with tax professionals to manage the tax planning and compliance efforts
  • Establish and maintain internal controls
  • Manage periodic closings
  • Tax return preparation
  • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Management of payments

Requirements:
 
  • Educational background in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA or similar certification will be advantageous
  • Proven experience in Finance management, preferably in a holding entity
  • Strong knowledge of Swiss GAAP
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Ability to work in Vaduz
  • Fluent in English and a good level of German
 
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.
 
Competitive Salary + Bonus
0 - 0
Posted 2 months ago

Join our client\'s dynamic internal audit team as Audit Manager of the Communications and Reporting team.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver GIAA reports and presentations, covering audit plans, results, and remedial actions
  • Develop effective communication strategies for diverse stakeholders, including department leads, senior management, and board members
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of audit reports, ensuring relevance to respective managers
  • Review and enhance reports and presentations for improved communication and engagement
  • Provide guidance to delivery teams, aligning report and presentation standards with company guidelines, and contribute to GIAA’s working methods and strategic plan implementation
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of internal audit plus consultancy experience
  • Commodities industry experience
  • Audit certification advantageous
Ideal Candidate:
  • Exceptional English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in report editing, proofreading, layout, and design
  • Knowledgeable in effective reporting and presentation techniques, coupled with strong interpersonal skills for seamless collaboration in diverse teams

Our client offers a host of well-being benefits, including subsidised meals, in-house gym and sports, travel reimbursement, support for further training, family-friendly policies, and 100% employer pension contribution. 

 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.

Competitive Salary + Bonus
0 - 0
Posted 2 months ago

Join our client, a prominent Swiss international player in the industrial sector who offers a diverse range of products and services, as Audit Manager of the Treasury & Finance audit team. 

Your key responsibilities as the Audit Manager - Treasury & Finance:
  • Global Oversight: Direct international Treasury and Finance audits for enhanced financial scrutiny
  • Risk and Control Expertise: Evaluate risks and controls in the Treasury and Finance sector, ensuring comprehensive identification
  • Business Optimization: Recommend strategic enhancements to elevate business efficiency and effectiveness
  • Strategic Coordination: Coordinate planning, resource allocation, and stakeholder engagements for streamlined audit processes
  • Gap Identification and Communication: Detect control gaps, supervise audit report creation, and effectively communicate results to relevant management
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 10+ years of Audit experience in Treasury and Finance
  • Commodities experience
  • Accounting or Audit certification
  • Willingness to travel - 30%
Benefits:
Our client offers a host of well-being benefits, including subsidised meals, in-house gym and sports, travel reimbursement, support for further training, family-friendly policies, and a 100% employer pension contribution.

 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.
Competitive salary + bonus
0 - 110000
Posted 2 months ago
Our client, an internationally active European manufacturer and supplier, is offering a fantastic opportunity for a junior Operations Controller to expand their experience across all areas of their operations.

Responsibilities of the Operations Controller:
  • Reporting, and closing within the Operations Controlling team
  • Business partner for plant controllers and managers
  • Product cost controlling and overseeing purchasing controlling
  • Conduct target vs. actual analysis
  • Planning, budgeting & forecasting
  • Profitability analyses for investment
Profile:
  • 3+ years of experience in Controlling
  • Proactive and energetic personality with a team player mentality
  • Analytical thinking with a strong focus on process and system optimization
  • Languages: German & English
In Return:

My client provides a contemporary work setting with advanced IT facilities with flat hierarchies, the opportunity for involvement in additional project work, flexible working hours, and a staff restaurant.

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.
Competitive Salary + Bonus
0 - 0
Posted 2 months ago
Join our client, a prominent Swiss international player in the industrial sector, renowned for its diverse range of products and services, as the Audit Manager of the IT audit team. In this pivotal role, you\'ll lead audit initiatives within the realm of information technology, ensuring operational efficiency and security measures are upheld to the highest standards.

Your key responsibilities as the Audit Manager - IT:
  • Assurance planning and risk assessment
  • Audit plan development and coordination
  • Supervision of technology and data assurance audits
  • Control Gap Identification and Mitigation
  • Stakeholder engagement and continuous improvement
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Several years of Audit experience in IT
  • Commodities experience
  • Accounting or Audit certification
  • Willingness to travel - 30%
Benefits:

Our client offers a host of well-being benefits, including subsidised meals, in-house gym and sports, travel reimbursement, support for further training, family-friendly policies, and a 100% employer pension contribution.


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.
Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
135000 - 150000
Posted 2 months ago
Join our client\'s dynamic FMCG business based in Zug and take the lead as a Tax Controller in a newly established role. This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Swiss Tax Specialist with expertise in Swiss Accounting. 

Key responsibilities as the Tax Controller:
  • Swiss Tax Expertise: Leverage your Swiss Tax Specialist skills to ensure compliance with Swiss Accounting standards
  • In-House Transition: Oversee the transition of tax responsibilities from outsourcing to an in-house model
  • Collaborative Environment: Work closely with both the Tax and Controlling departments
  • Entity Oversight: Manage tax matters for 5 entities in Switzerland, focusing on Swiss tax regulations
Qualifications:
  • Expertise in Swiss Tax regulations and Swiss Accounting standards
  • Previous experience in managing tax matters for multiple legal entities
  • ExpertSuisse qualification preferred
  • Strong organizational and collaborative skills
This is an exceptional opportunity to shape and grow within a leading FMCG organization. If you are a Swiss Tax Specialist ready for a new challenge, apply now and be a key player in our company\'s success story!

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.
Up to 135,000 CHF
0 - 135000
Posted a month ago

Our client, a leading services provider, is seeking a Finance Data Analyst to join their FP&A team in Zurich and spearhead the transformation of the Business Intelligence function. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage your analytical expertise and drive strategic insights that will shape the future of the organisation\'s financial planning and analysis endeavours.

Your responsibilities as the Data Analyst:

  • Craft insightful reports, dynamic dashboards, and in-depth analyses to aid management decisions and bolster performance management tools
  • Spearhead the development and deployment of innovative business intelligence solutions using BI tools
  • Monitor and refine existing BI systems to ensure optimal performance
  • Foster strong collaborations with internal departments and external partners, understanding their requirements and offering data-centric solutions
  • Analyse business needs, constructing data models and cubes to support strategic decision-making

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor\'s degree in Business Informatics or Business Administration, with a focus on Finance/Controlling
  • Proven track record in data analysis and business intelligence
  • Proficiency in BI solutions and advanced Excel skills
  • Basic proficiency in SQL, Power BI, or SAP is advantageous
  • Expertise in data modelling, database design, financial processes, and key performance indicators
  • Fluency in German and English

Benefits:

  • Opportunity for autonomy, project ownership, and professional growth

If you\'re a dynamic, self-motivated individual who thrives on challenges and values transparent, respectful communication, we invite you to get in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

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.

Up to 145,000 CHF + bonus
130000 - 160000
Posted 4 weeks ago

Join our client, a renowned international company currently experiencing substantial growth, as the Head of Accounting & Reporting. 

If you\'re a skilled Finance professional looking to join a great team and make a meaningful impact, apply now to be part of our client\'s exciting journey.

Your role as the Head of Accounting & Reporting:

  • Preparation of financial statements for Swiss subsidiaries
  • Lead the accounting team 
  • Collaborate with CFO and Head of Finance & Controlling
  • Collaborate with Shared Service Center for operational accounting
  • Year-end audit and closing
  • Manage tax, insurance, and internal control system
  • Serve as HQ interface 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Finance/Accounting specialist training or higher business education
  • Several years of relevant Accounting experience
  • IT proficiency, preferably in BI (Qlik Sense) and SAP
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

Our Offer:

  • Stable work environment with long-term prospects
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Plus many other benefits
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