Lauren Eagar

Senior Consultant

Phone number: +41 41 588 1882

Email: [email protected]

Senior Consultant

Lauren is part of our Finance & Accountancy recruitment team in Switzerland, focusing on Zurich and the northern cantons. She sources accomplished middle management to director-level candidates to be placed in high-grade accounting jobs in switzerland.

Lauren joined EMEA Recruitment in November 2022 with over eight years of Finance recruitment experience across the UK, the Middle East and Malta.

Lauren has a genuine interest in candidates and seeks to understand their experiences, career choices and progression plans. She is thorough in her approach to supporting professionals throughout the full recruitment process, ensuring transparency for candidates and clients alike.

She is very knowledgeable about her market and specialist area, and uses her insights to improve efficiency in the hiring process. At EMEA, Lauren likes to take advantage of internal business tools. such as EMEA Live to find innovative ways to showcase candidates to clients and add value wherever possible.

Her overarching goal is to find the perfect candidate and client match across industries and sectors.

Lauren’s Interests

At the start of 2023, Lauren decided to become more of a daredevil and get out of her comfort zone. As a result, she has since completed a bungee jump and is planning to do a canyon swing.

Lauren’s interests include creative crafts, going to the gym, paddleboarding, and visiting rivers and waterfalls.

Lauren's Successful Candidates

  • Senior Manager Accounting
  • Accountant
  • Director of FP&A
  • Business Controller
  • Senior Finance Manager

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Lauren

Lauren Eagar

Senior Consultant

Phone number: +41 41 588 1882

Email: [email protected]

Lauren is part of our Finance & Accountancy recruitment team in Switzerland, focusing on Zurich and the northern cantons. She sources accomplished middle management to director-level candidates to be placed in high-grade accounting jobs in switzerland.

Lauren joined EMEA Recruitment in November 2022 with over eight years of Finance recruitment experience across the UK, the Middle East and Malta.

Lauren has a genuine interest in candidates and seeks to understand their experiences, career choices and progression plans. She is thorough in her approach to supporting professionals throughout the full recruitment process, ensuring transparency for candidates and clients alike.

She is very knowledgeable about her market and specialist area, and uses her insights to improve efficiency in the hiring process. At EMEA, Lauren likes to take advantage of internal business tools. such as EMEA Live to find innovative ways to showcase candidates to clients and add value wherever possible.

Her overarching goal is to find the perfect candidate and client match across industries and sectors.

Lauren’s Interests

At the start of 2023, Lauren decided to become more of a daredevil and get out of her comfort zone. As a result, she has since completed a bungee jump and is planning to do a canyon swing.

Lauren’s interests include creative crafts, going to the gym, paddleboarding, and visiting rivers and waterfalls.

Lauren's Successful Candidates

  • Senior Manager Accounting
  • Accountant
  • Director of FP&A
  • Business Controller
  • Senior Finance Manager
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Interests

  • Being brave and leaving her comfort zoneLeaving Her Comfort Zone
  • Creative CraftsCreative Crafts
  • GymGym
  • PaddleboardingPaddleboarding
  • WaterWater

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Testimonial

I highly recommend Lauren who helped me find my ideal position after almost a year of searching and going through many interviews.

She was both friendly and professional, and her expertise and dedication made the process fast and efficient. I am grateful for her assistance and would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone seeking employment opportunities.

Olga Astrakhantseva, Senior Accountant

More From Lauren

  

Lauren Eagar JOBS

120,000-140,000 CHF + hybrid working
Posted 3 months ago

EMEA Recruitment is delighted to be working with an international B2C business in its search for a Consolidation & Reporting Specialist to join its finance team.

Working closely with the Head of Accounting and the Consolidation team, you will be responsible for preparing the monthly consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a driving role within finance and work within an international business.

This role offers incredible benefits including internal development, flexible hours and home working, an impressive vacation allowance and an excellent pension plan.

Duties of the Senior Consolidation & Reporting Specialist will include:

  • Preparing monthly consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Assistance in preparing the semi-annual financial report, alongside the consolidation team
  • Planning and coordinating the closing process and liaising with external auditors
  • Development of all reporting, external and management - paired with other exciting projects
  • Liaising with other subsidiaries for reporting, reconciliations & eliminations 
The Ideal Candidate:

We are looking to speak to professionals with strong experience in consolidation and reporting, with a relative Accounting/Finance qualification. 

This role will require a high level of IFRS knowledge, including strong communication skills in German and English

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.

Salary + good remuneration package
Posted 2 months ago

EMEA Recruitment is working with an international manufacturing business in Aargau, in its search for a Financial Accountant.

Reporting to the Head of Accounting, this is a significant role within the accounting team that will allow you to liaise with international teams across the group.

Duties of the Financial Accountant will include:

  • Responsibility for financial statements for a group of companies
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, in accordance with IFRS and the Swiss Code of Obligations
  • Implementation of the Internal Control System (ICS), being the point of contact for the Accounting team 
  • Assisting with preparation for external audit
  • Responsible for asset accounting; investment orders, shareholdings


The ideal candidate:

  • Accountant with several years of experience in a group accounting and reporting role within an international environment
  • Proficiency in IFRS and Swiss Code of Obligations 
  • Fluent English is required
  • German language skills are advantageous


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.

Salary & Benefits
Posted a month ago

EMEA Recruitment is delighted to be working with an international business in it\'s search for a Head of Controlling to join their finance team. 

As the Head of Controlling, you will play a pivotal role in steering our financial strategy and optimizing our operational performance.

You will lead a talented team of finance professionals, driving financial planning, analysis, and reporting initiatives to support strategic decision-making across the organisation. Your insights will be instrumental in guiding the growth trajectory and ensuring financial sustainability within a dynamic industry. 

Key responsibilities as the Head of Group Controlling:

  • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with organizational goals and industry best practices
  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning processes, providing insightful analysis and recommendations to senior management
  • Oversee financial reporting, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and transparency in all financial activities
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial processes and controls, identifying opportunities for efficiency gains and cost optimization
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with departments such as operations, sales, and engineering to align financial objectives with business operations

The Ideal Candidate:

We are looking to speak to professionals with strong experience in Group Controlling, including project controlling, with a relative Accounting/Finance qualification. 

This role will require a high level of IFRS knowledge, including strong communication skills in German and English.  

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.
Confidential salary, plus benefits package
Posted a month ago

EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with a successful B2B business in Basel that is looking for an experienced Accounting Manager to lead their international finance team. 

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation with international subsidiaries that promote internal growth and development.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager:

  • Team Leadership: Lead and manage a team of eight accountants, ensuring operational excellence and adherence to best practices across multiple countries
  • Accounting Oversight: Direct accounting processes, including payroll, taxes, and intercompany transactions, ensuring coordination and compliance
  • Monthly Reporting: Responsible for month-end transactions and financial reporting to management and board of directors, as well as group reporting in Switzerland
  • Compliance and Control: Ensure adherence to Swiss accounting laws and IFRS standards, including preparation for audits and implementation of internal control systems
  • Participation in various projects where Finance/Accounting is affected: further development of SAP applications, reporting tools
The Ideal Candidate: 
  • Experienced people manager with a relevant qualification in Accounting or Finance
  • Fluent English and German is a requirement for this role
  • High proficiency in SAP

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.

Salary and benefits package
Posted 3 weeks ago

EMEA Recruitment is delighted to be working with an international B2C business in its search for an Accountant to join their growing General Ledger team. 

Working closely with the Head of General Ledger, you will be responsible for managing the general accounting of the group and subsidiaries.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Accountant looking for their next step, with the opportunity to work alongside the Head of General Ledger - improving internal controls!

This role offers incredible benefits including internal development, flexible hours and home working, an impressive vacation allowance and an excellent pension plan.

Duties of the GL Accountant will include:

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (in accordance with IFRS/Swiss GAAP)
  • VAT reconciliations and preparation of VAT statements
  • Liaising with multiple units - acting as a sparring partner within the Finance function
  • Working closely with management to implement and document ICS controls
  • Preparation for audit, working with external consultants 
Candidate Requirements:

We are looking for German-speaking Accountants with experience using SAP and strong knowledge of IFRS and Swiss GAAP.

This role will require deputising the Head of General Ledger. Experience with taking control, improving processes and mentoring juniors is key!

Fluent German is a requirement for this role. 

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.

Confidential salary
Posted 2 weeks ago

EMEA Recruitment is delighted to be working with an international B2C business in its search for a Finance Business Partner to join the team on a 4-month contract.

As the Finance Business Partner, you\'ll be responsible for group-wide functional controlling, with a focus on monitoring cost centres with variance analysis. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a driving role within finance working with multiple departments such as HR, IT, Marketing & Comms. 

This role offers incredible benefits including internal development, flexible hours and home working, an impressive vacation allowance and an excellent pension plan.

Duties of the Finance Business Partner will include:

  • Responsible for functional controlling within the group, to managing global support functions 
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, with strong reporting and communication with relevant stakeholders 
  • Implementation of the annual budget planning for the support functions, using strategy and operational objectives
  • Collaboration in the continuous development of controlling processes and internal projects

The Ideal Candidate:

We are looking to speak to professionals with professional experience within a Controlling function, with strong knowledge of applications such as SAP FI/CO, and PowerBI.  

This role will require a high level of IFRS knowledge, including strong communication skills in German and English - with French being an advantage! 

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 + benefits package
Posted 2 weeks ago
Are you a Production Controller with strong experience using SAP S/4 HANA? We are seeking a Production Controller to join our international client based at their HQ in Zurich. 

As a Business Partner to the Head of Controlling and Factory Manager, you\'ll play a pivotal role in financial decision-making, analysing data to recommend optimal solutions. 

Responsibilities of the Production Controller:
  • Responsible for monthly closing, reporting, budgeting and forecasting, whilst monitoring budget/actual variances
  • Leading strong analysis of Gross Profit in SAP S/4 HANA covering:
    • Revenue Recognition and Cost of Goods Sold analysis
    • Profitability and production overhead analysis
    • Responsible for capex and cost center reporting
  • Monitoring production of KPIS, cashflow, monthly cost analysis
  • Liaising with the group to continuously work on business improvement 
Requirements:
  • Master or bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance/ Economics 
  • Advanced practical knowledge in SAP S/4 HANA
  • Controlling within a factory/product business environment 
  • Strong communication skills in English, and 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.