Senior Group Accountant (IFRS)           

Stellenwerk is a recruitment consultancy, recruiting qualified experts in Switzerland on a mandate basis. For one oft he world’s largest provider in the aviation industry we are looking for an expe-rienced professional to be a key part of the global Finance Team. The company has more than 50’000 employees worldwide and branches in about 50 countries. For the HQ in the greater area of Zurich we are recruiting for an

Senior Group Accountant (IFRS)           

The main responsibility of the Group Accounting & Consolidation Team is to ensure that the monthly financial information reported by our subsidiaries is reported in accordance with IFRS and is of the very highest standard. The Group Accounting & Consolidation Team consolidates the financial information received which forms the basis of various Group reporting requirements including monthly internal reporting to the Group Executive Management as well as external reporting in the form of quarterly interim reports and year-end financial statements. The consolidated financial information is also used by other Head Office departments as basis for analysis.

Main Responsibilities:

Taking a leading role

  • in the consolidation process (Actual, Forecast and Budget) in a Group of more than 100 legal entities around the world
  • in the preparation and reviewing of substantial areas in the consolidated financial statements
  • in the review of the quarterly and year-end reporting packages
  • Specialisation in certain IFRS areas and advising our subsidiaries on complex accounting issues and highlight key issues
  • Liaison with the external auditors
  • Initiate projects to improve the quality of financial information in our consolidation system
  • Support to the head of department in coaching other team members and reviewing their work in various accounting related tasks as they arise
Your Profile:
  • Strong university degree (or similar) with specialisation in finance and/or accounting
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS and consolidation is a must
  • Several years of audit or in a similar position at group level in an international business environment is a must.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and easy familiarisation with new IT tools is a must
  • Ability and willingness to work under demanding deadlines
  • Fluency in English is required, Good German requested. Other languages are an advantage
Looking for a new challenge?
If you are looking for a challenge in a rapidly environment in the aviation industry and are motivated to work in a multicultural company and a position that allows you to put your ideas into practice, this will be an excellent opportunity for you

Your contatc person:
Herr Thomas Rilke
+41 44 365 77 44