You will be part of a multicultural team covering EU operations. This position as GL Accountant will be responsible for the French Entity and have the possibility to be part of international projects.
GL Accountant - French Gaap (m/w)
Our client is a global player in the manufacturing industry with focus on machinery and composites
The position supports the finance practices and objectives and will have special initiatives to improve the team´s performance.
The position will be located at the Shared Service Center in Neuhausen, Switzerland.
Reporting to the Controller - Europe PMC your main responsibilities will be:
Perform monthly, quarterly and annual closing duties and financial statements
Perform analysis of general ledger accounts and identify necessary adjustments. Prepare documentation to support journal entries and ending balances
Communicate with other members of global finance team on intercompany activity and balances and records necessary adjustments
Sarbanes Oxley & Compliance. Responsible for ensuring corporate objectives relating to SOX and internal controls are met. Including responsibility of the account reconciliation process, SOX testing and documentation, plus internal and external audit support
Provide ad hoc assistance, analysis and reporting as required by management
Review accounts payable activities and perform related SOX controls
Further education required in accounting or finance, ideally a "Diplôme de comptabilité et de gestion (DCG)" from France, ACCA or equivalent.
Knowledge of both US and Local French GAAP, statutory and local tax requirements
Fluency in French necessary as well as English
Minimum 4 years of prior experience in general ledger and financial closing activities
Ability to work independently and as a team member with supervision
Excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Strong sense of commitment to meeting deadlines
Strong ERP system experience required and experience in SAP
Open for additional challenges (e.g. taking over responsibility for an additional entity, etc.) and potential projects
Great opportunity to be part of a multicultural environment and develop further skills in accounting. Possibility to take over more entities in the future.