• Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 2018-07-09

Finance Controller (M/F)

  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Negotiable
  • Full time

The role is a great opportunity for someone either working in a bank on Asset Management or someone with a Big 4 background on Asset Management willing to move in-house. The role sits within the finance function reporting to the Finance Manager.

Our client is a private bank involved on inter alia Asset Management, looking for a Finance Controller to be based in the French speaking part of Switzerland.


Your responsibilities will range from:

  • Bookkeeping and closing of accounts on a monthly basis for the local branch;

  • Coordinating the closing between the different group entities (e.g. Spain, France,..);

  • Performing the consolidation of the different Asset Management entities;

  • Supporting the regulatory requirements in collaboration with auditors and the supervisory body;

  • Monitoring the VAT transactions and ensuring their appropriate treatment;

  • Establishing the forecasts of cash-flows and risk monitoring around the foreign exchange rates volatility;

  • Producing the packs to be presented to the boards of each entity;

  • Participating to the development of the function and collaborating with other finance teams and the business.


The perfect candidate should have:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance (HEC, HEG or assimilated) or an accounting degree;

  • CPA/ACCA or CFA qualification;

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar position with proven track-record;

  • Sound knowledge in Asset Management or proven experience in a fund or a bank;

  • Strong communication and presentation skills;

  • Autonomous, dynamic and flexible mind-set;

  • Exceptional IT skills (Excel);

  • French and English speaker.

Job Offer

An interesting package in a dynamic environment.

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland Geneva Geneve CH