Senior Accountant, Lausanne - Switzerland


  • Responsible for the overall book keeping for General Ledger, payroll, Treasury, Credit Management, P2P, Fixed assed
  • Review monthly balance Sheets, intercompany
  • Follow through on all needed accruals, liaise with vendors when needed.
  • Reconciliation
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly management report (explain the month to month P/L and B&S variances)
  • Ensure accurate and timely month, quarter and year end closing under Swiss Gaap and IFRS
  • Prepare the income tax, deferred tax, VAT and payroll filing for all Entities
  • Prepare the statutory annual report including notes to the finance statement for All Subsidiaries
  • Coordinate and manage corporate and cross functional projects
  • Participate to the implementation of new corporate accounting standards and support senior management on accounting matters
  • Perform the internal controls on a monthly basis
  • Daily cash management and cash forecast and hedging
  • Manage the day to day relationships with Banks, auditors and external providers

AP & Procurement 

  • Ensure all Invoices and expense reports complies to company guidelines and procedures
  • Perform accurate control on PR and PO issued by requestor. (GL, cost center, Vendor)
  • Responsible for / Review and upload AR invoice and deferred revenue in Microsoft Dynamics 360 
  • Review cash entries and batch payments review the Bank reconciliations

Support to the team

  • Provide support to both the Accounting Manager and CFO as needed: Information requests and analyses, lead P&L and balance sheet reviews.
  • Act as a technical accounting leader for the other accountants and colleague when necessary


  • Formal accounting qualification is required. University graduate or Brevet in accounting is a plus
  • 7-10 years of work experience required in IFRS
  • Quickly able to handle/embrace, with high independency levels, all accounting and administrative activities
  • Open minded to an international, growing, fast changing environment
  • Self-starter and deadline driven person
  • Multi-cultural and fluent in English and French, any other European language is a plus
  • Exposure / experience with ERP systems, knowledge of Dynamics 360 is preferred
  • Proficient with Excel applications

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.