Role details

Accounting Project Manager

Geneva   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Globally recongnized Trading firm are investing in Finance function
  • Project focussed Accountant needed for Process Enhancement

About Our Client

My client are a leading global Commodity Trading house, who are looking to invest in the growth and reorganization of their Finance function.

Job Description

In this exciting and varied project based position you will co-work with the Head of Accounting on the new front system development for the finance aspects, including but not limited to:

Monitor sub-contractors to ensure guidelines are maintained

Understand business flow and customize the accounting system to meet the complexity of its operations, size and management informational needs

Establish appropriate accounting flow in line with group accounting policy and international accounting standards

Design reports enhancing balance sheet and P&L monthly review

Process improvement - challenge current processes and propose improvements to facilitate the system transition

Make sure accounting operations / records are as much automated as possible

Document and design future process to be followed in the frame of the new front system

Ensure change management is properly handled and train regional accounting teams in this frame

The Successful Applicant

You will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in either Big4 or an accounting department with a strong experience in trading commodities.

The following additional experience is required:

Experience in an international environment
Project Management
At ease with systems
Specific knowledge on Microsoft AX is a plus
Excellent Microsoft Office knowledge is required.

You must have analytical skills and a willingness to bring added value / experience in overall processes improvement and ad hoc queries. You will need to have solid team spirit and communication skills, given the "cross function" scope of the position.
The following soft skills are mandatory for this position:

Ability to take full ownership
Very autonomous and proactive
Good communication skills (key for the position)
Analytical mindset
Energetic and highly motivated
Ability to drive a team remotely
Ability to challenge the processes in place and propose improvements

What's on Offer

My client offer an excellent overall package including basic salary, healthcare and bonus in line with performance

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