Financial Accountant | Leading Manufacturing Business | Opfikon/Zurich | Switzerland

Competitive Salary
Europe Switzerland
Post Date
08 Jul 2024
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
Line of Business
Accounting & Finance
Gareth Mortimer

Our client seeks a dedicated and engaged financial accountant to join their finance team, based in a large corporate accounting hub in Opfikon/Zurich. This business has a pan-European footprint, and you will be responsible for delivering statutory accounting activities and reporting (IFRS) for multiple entities across the group.

Financial Accountant Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare annual financial statements, oversee general ledger accounting and manage fixed asset accounting
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements under IFRS and local GAAP requirements
  • Handle group reporting within the consolidation and liquidity planning systems
  • Prepare and reconcile VAT returns, including input tax corrections and reductions
  • Perform and document ICS controls; prepare for and assist during external audit cycles


  • Ideally, you will have 5+ years of solid experience within an international company’s accounting or finance function.
  • Ideally, you will have a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, and professional certifications would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP accounting standards is required and essential.
  • German language skills are essential, but other European languages would also be advantageous.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Gareth Mortimer ( and quote reference (27138).