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

Senior Finance Controller - Asset Management (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 Director and Business lead.

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


Your responsibilities will range from:

  • Supervising the group finance department (financial accounting) and managing different finance teams across the group sites;

  • Managing the change in financing and controlling functions;

  • Financial controlling (profit centre return, revenue, cost accounting);

  • Reinforcing and automating the financial control function ;

  • Presenting global analytic views to the Asset Management board ;

  • Collaborating hand in hand with the accounting responsible for the AM (e.g. inputs on the closing and forecasts)

  • Supporting and coordinating the financial controllers within each entities of the group (Spain, Luxembourg,..);

  • Calculating and monitoring the compensation program (incl. variable and deferred compensation for sales and RMs);

  • Ensuring appropriate follow-up of the external providers' compensations;

  • Implementing and establishing the budget and its follow-up (e.g. monthly reporting to the group).


The perfect candidate should have:

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

  • CPA/ACCA or CFA qualification;

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years' experience in auditing followed by 2-5 years in a similar position within an Asset Management department;

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

  • Strong communication and presentation skills;

  • Exceptional IT skills (Excel);

  • Force of proposal to bring up innovative ideas / reporting tools;

  • Managerial capacity to lead a team and collaborate with different finance team leaders;

  • Travelling in Europe across the different finance teams;

  • French and English speaker.

Job Offer

An interesting package in a dynamic environment.

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland Geneva Geneve CH