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Senior Accountant

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by Coopers Group GmbH

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Role Overview:

  • The role is responsible to support the corporate finance team in the production and analysis of key accounting data across the finance function and for financial accounting.
  • Responsible of financial information within the area of financial performance.
  • Responsible of financial cost information and financial accounts information.
  • Manage the financial information relating to tax.
  • Formally assists and provides input to others tasked with the creation/refinement of new procedures/practices/processes.
  • Qualified to provide standard Financial/Accounting advice.

Your tasks:

  • Run accounting processes to generate journal entries from source system data.
  • Process general ledger journal entries (Microsoft Dynamics).
  • Produce reports analysing financial data within core finance systems.
  • Produce detailed analysis of trends within financial data.
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Undertake submission of monthly financial data from the general ledgers.
  • Prepare regulatory returns and annual financial statements (Swiss accounting standards FER, Swiss Code of Obligation and CISA).
  • Act as initial point of contact for accounting queries from the business and external auditors.
  • Process of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable (including billing and intercompany transfer pricing).
  • Prepare tax returns and VAT returns, including reconciliation of assessments and payment of invoices.
  • Identify, document and operate appropriate and effective financial controls
  • Identify and resolve accounting issues

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience
  • +5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent spoken/written English required, other languages is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, changing environment.

Reference: 973283381

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