Company: Robert Half Switzerland
Location: Zürich, ZH

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ZĂźrich, ZH

Vacancy: Accounting Manager – Medical Technology (f/m/x) – We are looking for an Accounting Manager for our client, a modern US headquartered Medical Technology Company, providing services for more than 50 years. For this position, the employee in question will work directly for our client. The support, placement and all of our additional services are free of charge for you as the applicant.

Your Responsibilities as Accounting Manager – Medical Technology (f/m/x)

  • Leading a team of 2 local accountants responsible for assisting with the month end close, financial statement analysis and other tasks related to the maintenance and/or reconciliation of accounting records
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to direct reports
  • Key stakeholder in the month end close process for 5+ entities in Switzerland and Germany, delivering a robust close package to the Global Controller and FP&A teams in accordance with the global close calendar
  • Supports the International Controller with all revenue & lease accounting, month end close accounting and analysis, and reporting on all general ledger transactions as required
  • Ensures accounting transactions are booked in local ERPs timely and accurately to facilitate complete and accurate US GAAP and local statutory financial statements
  • Maintains effective internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with Corporate policies and procedures
  • Review all monthly journals & balance sheet reconciliations for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy
  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders from within and outside of the accounting organization to resolve issues in an accurate and timely manner
  • Leads local accounting projects to improve processes, systems and internal controls in support of accelerated close and reporting deadlines
  • Keeping up to date with all local accounting and audit standards, and driving consistent accounting in line with local statutory and US GAAP requirements


Your Qualification and Skills

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or any other equivalent education
  • Five + years’ experience in financial accounting/management reporting
  • Strong knowledge with US GAAP
  • Pragmatic and solution-oriented leader
  • Certified Public Accountant/Chartered Financial Accountant designation or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of local Switzerland or German Statutory Accounting regulations
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English and German (both written and spoken)
  • Experience in ERP systems (Navision, SAP, Host Analytics, etc)

Our client is offering

  • Permanent employment contract
  • The possibility to work in an international environment
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovating company, with high quality products

Have we piqued your interest?

Then apply online as an Accounting Manager – Medical Technology (f/m/x) by citing this reference number 06680-0011250738. If you have any questions, Danh Truong from Robert Half will be happy to help you.