Head Group Finance & Accounting
Our client is an international group based in the greater area of Zurich with a focus on operations and services. To support the group CFO we are looking for an agile manager as Head Group Finance & Accounting.
The position: You are in charge of a team consisting of approximately 15 employees, as well as providing oversight and technical advice to the finance teams in the subsidiaries in more than 40 countries. You prepare consolidated financial statements and manage the external reporting. You also further develop and oversee the group accounting policies. You also drive global harmonization of finance processes and systems. You regularly review balance sheets of subsidiaries and collaborate with regional finance directors. The Head Group Finance & Accounting works closely with internal audit and coordinates external audit.
The requirements: Holding a post graduate finance/accounting degree and you are a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CMA or equivalent) with at least 15 years of progressive working experience in group reporting and accounting. Ideally you also have five years of experience in a similar role with an international focus and preferably have already worked in a Big-4-company. You have an agile mind-set combined with a hands-on and doer-personality. You are able to lead transformation efficiently. You approach tasks analytically and strategically. You are able to lead transformation to achieve results more efficiently. You bring with you good leadership skills and a team-oriented management style. You have a strong knowledge of IFRS standards and technical accounting, theoretically and practically, SAP experience is a strong plus. You are business fluent in English, good German-skills would be an asset.
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