Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant

Ranked among the top four corporate service providers globally, Vistra has a versatile group of professionals, providing a uniquely broad range of services. Our solutions span across all types of international incorporations to trust, fiduciary and private client services as well as fund administration. We employ a diverse global talented workforce of more than 3,000 professionals in over 44 jurisdictions throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. To strengthen our team of 50 professionals in our Zurich office and due to our continuous growth, we are currently recruiting a highly motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Junior Accountant 100%


Key Responsibilities

  • Handling the complete corporate company administration (i.a. book-keeping, preparation of financial statements, handling VAT reports, basic payroll accounting) for a portfolio of clients under the supervision of your Team Leader
  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly & year-end reconciliation and reporting under the supervision of your Team Leader
  • Partially liaising and interacting with clients, client advisors and other offices in accordance with any accounting related requests
  • Build up in-depth knowledge of your client portfolio

Qualifications and other requirements

  • Commercial degree (apprenticeship, certificate)
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as an Accountant in Swiss accounting and basic knowledge of Swiss payroll accounting and the Swiss social security system 
  • First experience in assisting Senior Staff with monthly, quarterly & year-end reconciliation and reporting
  • Experience in a trust environment with international clients and knowledge in Abacus are an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English – French is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook, PowerPoint is an advantage)
  • 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 meet the requirements, please send your detailed CV (English) to;

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