Financial Accountant

Position:        Financial Accountant

Location:        Basel

Salary:            95,000- 100,000 CHF & Package. Great Prospects


This is an opportune time to move to a dynamic, growing International company who has recently been expanding and spending money on new branding to promote their business

This is a great position for and experienced candidate who has maybe trained with a Big 4 Accountancy firm and who has since gained 3-5 years hands on commercial experience of month end closing, VAT and group Consolidations. This will suit someone with less than 10 years’ experience who is ready to manage a small team of financial operational accountants Anyone too experienced would not be right for this position

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and reporting on the day to day financial accounts & ledgers
  • Reporting the figures of the company on time to the Controller & Management
  • Ensure main policies are adhered to, especially in areas of Financial Control
  • Reconciling supplier data with purchases and sales.
  • Quarterly VAT Returns
  • Intercompany reconciliations and consolidate other branch accounts
  • Support Management in financial reports and queries
  • Assist in systems development especially in SAP and Excel spreadsheets
  • Analyse sales figures and report on trends and profit margins
  • Review and comment on actual monthly figures and sales. Analyse the performance levels
  • Advise on up and coming finance plans and reports
  • Issue invoices on a timely basis
  • Calculate the accruals on a monthly basis and compare to revenues and expenses
  • Assist in month end closing and reports
  • Assist the Controller on Budgets and Forecasts
  • Be a key figure for the financial reporting of the Head office for Europe
  • Manage a small team of 2 accounts assistants
  • Provide regular group cash forecasting data


  • Educated to at least degree level in a relevant subject
  • Have c 3-5 years + relevant hands on Financial Accounting experience
  • Have a broad knowledge in all areas of Finance and Controlling using SAP & Excel
  • Fluent in German & English- speech and writing





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