Deloitte has a combined total of 12,500 staff and partners in the UK and Switzerland. In Switzerland, Deloitte has more than 1,000 professionals operating out of 6 cities: Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich (headquarters). We are committed to being the leading professional services firm in Switzerland and already have one of the largest management consulting businesses in the country.
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Deloitte is one of the world's leading auditing and advisory firms in the areas of Audit and Assurance, Risk Advisory, Tax & Legal, Consulting and Financial Advisory. In Switzerland, we have offices in Zurich, Bern, Basel, Geneva, Lausanne and Lugano.
Deloitte Swiss Finance Team is looking for you!
An opportunity exists for a candidate with Finance background to join the Swiss Finance Team as Financial Controller.
The position would suit a proactive individual role and requires strong technical skills, the ability to operate in an advisory capacity and liaise with people at all levels of the organisation.
The Financial Controller will have responsibility for:
Delivery of accurate and timely financial reports required by partners to support the running of their business. This will include analysis and insight on the monthly P&L, KPIs and Balance Sheet, review and validation of the half month and pre-month end estimated P&L result in addition to preparation of ad hoc financial information require to support key business decisions;
Contribute to the financial management of, and reporting for a dedicated service line as a whole;
Monitoring receivables, both billed and unbilled, to ensure they are fairly valued, managed effectively and that the Firms targets are met;
Ensuring adherence to the finance procedures and controls
Co-ordinating and preparing the forecasts and annual plans for the business;
Providing assistance to the wider Finance team, and the Finance Director and Senior Financial Controller for Switzerland on an ad-hoc basis as required;
Developing effective working relationships with partners and fee earning staff, other Finance teams and the Shared Service Office teams;
Advising fee earners on complex SAP transactional activity;
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (BBA; MAS or equivalent) and will be able to demonstrate:
Significant previous experience in a management accounts department, preferably in a professional services environment;
Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills with an ability to work accurately under pressure;
A high degree of computer literacy and good spreadsheet skills (essential);
A good commercial awareness and understanding of the key factors which influence business performance;
Ability to communicate effectively and quickly build strong relationships with clients, peers and within the team;
Work to the highest quality standards and attention to detail;
A proactive hands on approach and a can do and progressive attitude;
Strong communication skills and the ability to deliver persuasive argument to senior stakeholders;
Knowledge of SAP will be advantageous, but not essential;
Previous people management experience will be advantageous.
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We look forward to hearing from you! Please submit a complete application, including CV, cover letter, references and degree certificates, using our online career portal www.deloitte.com/careers.
We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this position.