Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

To strengthen our team in our Zurich office (or optional in our Zug office), we are currently recruiting a highly motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Senior Accountant. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Independent handling of the complete corporate company administration (i.e. book-keeping, preparation of financial statements, preparation of tax returns for legal entities and natural persons, handling VAT and social security reports, complete payroll accounting, ANobAG) for a portfolio of clients
  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly & year-end reconciliation and reporting according to Swiss accounting principles, Swiss Gaap and IFRS – knowledge of US Gaap is an advantage
  • Liaising and interacting with clients, client advisors and other offices in accordance with any accounting related requests
  • Coordination of the internal Accountants-Pool i.e. mentoring, coaching and coordination of work

Qualifications and other requirements

  • Qualification as Swiss Certified Fiduciary Accountant (Treuhänder/in mit eidg. Fachausweis) or Swiss Certified Specialist for Finance and Accounting (Fachmann/-frau in Finanz- und Rechnungswesen) or substantial industry experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Senior Accountant in a fiduciary services environment with Swiss and international clients. In particular, in depth knowledge of Swiss VAT, payroll and HR related services is essential – knowledge in Abacus is an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English – any additional language is a plus
  • Hands on personality with the flexibility of taking over tasks beyond the job description
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, highly discreet, client orientated, ability to integrate in a multinational environment and motivated to start your career with us

Zurich

Vistra Zürich AG, Talstrasse 83, PO Box 9679, 8036 Zürich, Switzerland
+41 44 296 68 68
+41 44 296 69 69

How to apply

If you can see yourself in this challenging role and want to be part of a diverse, successful and growing organization, please send your application with a detailed curriculum vitae (in German or English) and reference letters to:

Susana Frey
recruitment.switzerland@vistra.com
+41 44 296 68 82