• Competitive
  • Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank for International Settlements
  • 12 Oct 18

Financial Reporting Accountant

Basel, Switzerland

The Bank for International Settlements seeks a Financial Reporting Accountant for its Finance unit. You will support the Financial Reporting team of eight members in managing the principal financial functions of the BIS and providing high-quality financial insight and analysis to support the decision-making of the business and development of business strategy. We are looking for a motivated, inquiring, hands-on individual who enjoys investigating financial data and figures with experience in financial reporting (IFRS) and control. 

The role requires financial accounting and reporting for the BIS, its pension fund, its investment pools and various hosted organisations, and analysis of and reporting on the banking business. You will prepare management and board reports. In addition, you will assist in the annual budgeting and forecasting processes. We look forward to meeting qualified accountants with:

  • at least five years of post-qualification experience 
  • strong technical accounting skills
  • experience in the financial industry and in-depth knowledge of fixed income  and foreign exchange financial instruments
  • IFRS/GAAP experience
  • working knowledge of ERP systems
  • fluency in English

This is your opportunity to work in an international environment alongside colleagues from more than 60 countries. We offer competitive conditions of employment and can recruit globally regardless of nationality.

To find out more visit www.bis.org/careers

The Bank for International Settlements is a global forum for monetary and financial cooperation and a bank for central banks

Promoting global monetary and financial stability

Deadline for applications: 30 September 2018