Lead a small team in the heart of Basel. Great opportunity to be exposed to manufacturing environment and work with people at international level. You will be able to take responsibility and be part of interesting projects.
Financial Controller (m/f)
Our client is an international manufacturing company with 5 production sites in Europe and the US who are looking for a Financial Controller to strengthen the Finance team in the Basel HQ.
Reporting to the Group VP Finance your main responsibilities will be:
Financial reporting (including monthly and year end) for three entities
Monthly closing activities in close collaboration with the accounting team for the responsible entities
Credit risk management process improvements
Review documentation of financial statements
Ensure data maintenance in SAP
Inventory Valuation process
Coach and support 2 accountants (direct reports) in Basel and coordination with shared service center
Lead the tolling fee procedures
Promote a strong control environment, follow up on audit issues & implement correcting measures
Manage input to Budget, forecasting and filing of VAT returns
Assist on ad-hoc projects
Degree in Business Economics or equivalent
Experience working in big 4/Audit/Accounting firm auditing manufacturing clients is a must, ideally combined with industry experience in a manufacturing environment.
Understanding of controlling tasks and ideally previous exposure to costing.
Proactive, hands on, result and service oriented profile with a structured approach.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate across countries and teams.
Detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks as well as handling multiple tasks and projects under pressure.
Fluent in German and English and ideally able to communicate in Spanish and/or French.
Fantastic opportuntiy in the heart of Basel for an external auditor (ideally big4) to get hands on industry experience as Financial Controller for an international company.