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Controller for M&A Activities at Global Headquarters

Tecan Schweiz AG

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Controller for M&A Activities at Global Headquarters

Join Tecan! Join the market leader! Work in an international and dynamic environment, share our success!
We care about people - Join the market leader
People everyday all around the world will benefit from more personalized healthcare. The promise of better, faster, more cost efficient solutions is now within our grasp. And that's the world in which Tecan plays a vital role - helping advance healthcare - through advanced life science research and diagnostic solutions.

From a garage to a global business - entrepreneurship is our DNA
Entrepreneurship and creativity paired with outstanding expertise and dependable performance have been our signposts since four engineers set up Tecan and ventured into business in 1980, creating in under four decades a global player within life sciences and diagnostics. Drawing from this background of long-earned assets we constantly seek new ways to steer innovation.

Every lab. Every day. Empowered
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

You will have the unique opportunity to make an active contribution to the successful development of Tecan. To complete our Finance team we are seeking a strong financial leader as

Controller for M&A Activities at Global Headquarters
to manage all M&A activities from the financial point of view. This position reports to the Group Controller with a strong collaboration with our business units. The M&A Controller prepares external due diligence requests, gets offers and negotiates with providers. She/he leads the internal integration project for Finance and manages and supports the close process and post close for acquired companies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Execution of due diligence
  • Execution of company valuations
  • Prepare/review/negotiate SPAs from a finance perspective
  • Lead internal integration project for Finance, including IT, tax
  • Lead, if required, acquired company's finance department up to 18 months after closing
  • Prepare financial models and analysis, documentation and presentations
  • Development and evaluation of transaction structures
  • Liaise with acquired company personnel, global M&A team and country specific controllers
  • Review documentation supporting goodwill adjustments
  • Review and control of acquisition costs
  • Manage the close process for post-acquisition
  • Perform balance migrations from the acquired company ledger to Tecan's ledger
  • Prepare/review balance sheet reconciliations and resolve reconciling items
  • Cooperate and support the preparation of M&A strategy and the implementation of it
  • Preparation of required ad-hoc analysis
  • Job-hopper worldwide

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong organizational skills in relation to manage multiple projects with tight deadliness
  • Strong strategic orientation and profound understanding of the business
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a multinational, high pressure high intensity environment
  • BA degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is a must, and a certified accounting/controlling degree is a plus
  • 3+ years' experience in a similar position or as controller of a business unit in an international organization
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience
  • Solid IFRS knowledge
  • SAP and BW power user experience is a plus
  • Fluent German and English skills are essential
  • Ability to adapt to other cultures

We offer an international and dynamic environment in a progressive organisation.
If you are a driven individual, able to communicate clearly and persuasively, open to take decisions and manage and resolve potential problem areas with integrity and if you have been truly excited by the prospects of this role then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking forward to receiving your application online.
Applications from recruiters are welcome. Please register using this link: http://www.tecan.com/recruiters

Tecan Trading AG, Seestrasse 103, 8708 Männedorf, www.tecan.com