Senior Accountant

  • Competitive
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Badenoch & Clark (Switzerland)
  • 18 Aug 17

Senior Accountant

Our client is a family office

Bookkeeping/ Accounting:

Process daily bookkeeping entries for all the group entities and to validate bank and investment accounting entries prepared by the Treasurer
Reconcile banks account formally on a weekly basis
Maintain complete accounting data files and records
Account for travel expense claims
Manage the monthly closing process (accruals, depreciation, provisions, revaluations)

Management reporting:

Prepare the month services companies reporting and the monthly group investment reporting
Assist with the preparation of annual forecasts/budgets

Statutory Accounts/Financial statements/ Consolidation:

Prepare the statutory accounts of various group entities ( financial statements, cash flows, notes)

Tax returns:

Prepare the quartely VAT returns
Prepare the Swiss income tax returns / local tax returns / withholding tax returns

Professional experience/ Qualifications

Minimum qualifications : Certified accountant or Bachelor in Accounting/Finance
Minimum 5 years of working experience as Auditor / Accountant / Controller in a Big four or a family office
Very good knowledge of Swiss Gaap, IFRS anf US Gaap
Fluent in french and english
Familiar with securities and investment accounting and reporting.
Experience of real estate accounting is a plus
Good knowledge of Swiss Tax ( VAT, income taxes, real estate and other taxes)