Senior Business Analyst – Accounting, Finance, IFRS 9, US GAAP

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Stamford Consultants AG
  • 03 Oct 17 2017-10-03

On behalf of one of our clients in the banking sector in Zurich, we are searching for an experienced Business Analyst with background in accounting & finance projects. The department is generally responsible for the implementation of strategic changes in the finance & change area to the company processes and systems The professional will join their Impairment Program which has two main deliverables – IFRS Go-Live and US GAAP Go-Live.

Stamford Consultants AG is a European recruitment specialist company with headquarters in Switzerland. Our international team recruits across Banking / Financial Services, Life Sciences & Information Technology professionals.

Our high level of service and responsiveness has earned us the distinction of being a preferred supplier of Contract, Permanent and Executive Search professionals for many of the world’s most recognized and respected companies.

On behalf of one of our clients in the banking sector in Zurich, we are searching for an experienced Business Analyst with background in accounting & finance projects. The department is generally responsible for the implementation of strategic changes in the finance & change area to the company processes and systems   The professional will join their Impairment Program which has two main deliverables – IFRS Go-Live and US GAAP Go-Live.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathering, analyzing and documenting business requirements
  • Making recommendations for solutions
  • Writing functional specifications and use cases
  • Participating in testing activities and coordinating with users – preparing test plans, test cases
  • Performing user training where needed

Ideal Profile:

  • 7-10 years of experience in a Business Analyst / Project Management / Consultant or similar function
  • Strong Background in accounting projects in the area of IFRS 9 or US GAAP
  • Several years of experience in in large-scale projects in the banking sector
  • Experience in finance change / capital change areas
  • University Degree in Accounting / Finance
  • Additional qualifications and certifications would be an advantage – CPA, ACCA, CA, ICWA, etc.
  • Knowledge of banking products – loans, credit, risk models, etc. would be a plus
  • Ability to work in a dynamic  environment under tight deadlines
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent English

If you are interested in the program above, we would be looking forward to receiving your application! Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.