Role details

Financial Accounting Manager - IFRS

Geneva   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • International Listed Company
  • Ideal step for an External Auditor

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known international company located in Geneva.

We are currently looking for a Financial Accounting Manager (IFRS) who will then have the opportunity to grow within the company.

Job Description

Responsibility for the timely completion and improvement of analysis of Foreign Exchange related P&L line items with the aim of understanding processes and reducing issues in the quarter close. The information collated as part of this review will also be included in the Net Income Deck which is a key deliverable to the Corporate Controller and CFO. This will require close liaison with a number of other implicated departments, primarily Global Treasury.

Responsibility for the monthly analytical review of the IFRS P&L from Net Sales to OCC to determine accounting accuracy. Involves close cooperation with FP&A (both corporate and market) to understand and explain the variances against prior year for items impacting Net Sales, COGS and SG&A expense on the IFRS P&L.

Individual will be the main corporate accounting contact for Global Treasury and as such will review monthly/quarterly treasury presentation prepared, highlighting key points for discussion with the Financial Reporting Manager and ultimately the Corporate Controller and responsible for the follow up of any questions or issues arising.

Quarterly close: Primary focus is to facilitate a comprehensive review to develop understanding of the entities performance and balance sheet while proactively managing any potential adjustments.

As part of the improvement of the review of the balance sheet, the individual will be responsible for the development and timely completion of analysis of specific balance sheet captions (AR, VAT, restructuring and other accounts) with the aim of understanding (and improving) local processes and to reduce issues in the quarter close. This will require close liaison with a number of other implicated departments such as credit control and indirect tax. This will also imply contributing to the improvement of our understanding of specific "Other" items the month prior the quarter.

Assist the Financial Reporting Manager in ad-hoc review projects. The individual will be responsible for collecting data (requiring close collaboration with a range of other departments at a corporate as well as a market/entity level) and compiling into a format suitable for the target audience. The individual will also be responsible for presenting those findings to the target audience (consolidation and reporting director, corporate controller, auditors etc.)

The Successful Applicant

University degree, Chartered / Certified Accountant, a Part-Qualified profile would be considered.

Experience in a Big4 audit firm at up to a Senior / Assistant Manager level.

Fluent in English. Strong Excel skills is a must. Knowledge of SAP is preferable.

What's on Offer

Great career opportunity to join an industry leader for a long term career.

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