Sigurd Rück AG is the sole captive reinsurance company of the Saipem Group, one of the world’s leading service provider of turnkey solutions for companies in the energy sector. The group operates on a global basis in the fields of drilling (on- and offshore), onshore (pipelines, refineries, power plants, oil and water pumps) as well as offshore constructions (sea-lines, platforms, subsea developments). Due to its field of activity the group is regularly exposed to significant risks and Sigurd Rück AG covers the initial part of these risks.
The captive was incorporated in Switzerland in 2008 and reinsures Saipem group business only.
Chief Accountant 100% (m/w)
Be responsible for accurate accounting under local accounting norms: Swiss GAAP,
Prepare elements of monthly management reporting package including P&L, BS, consolidation, closings, financial statements,
Prepare tax declarations (corporate income tax, VAT, etc.),
Lead the improvement of accounting processes and be supportive with implementations of new financial and accounting projects,
Develop and maintain efficient internal control system,
Support the management in the relations with the control and surveillance authorities (i.e. Swiss Financial Supervisory Authority – FINMA), granting the timely reporting,
Be the primary contact for external audit and internal audit issues,
Support the management with all ad hoc project related to accounting/compliance.
University degree in Accounting, Swiss Certified Public Accountant, or equivalent
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role in an SME, with an international background,
Strong functional skills such as systems experience and accounting experience (Swiss Gaap, consolidation, accounting, reconciliations, reporting, closing processes),
Native or Fluent in German and in English,
High attention to detail with strong analytical and change management skills,
Enthusiastic, dynamic, hands-on open minded personality,
Highly motivated individual with strong business acumen,
Comfortable in challenging business conditions and able to work independently,
Good communication and presentation skills.
What we offer
Working in a highly complex and challenging industry
Interacting with worldwide clients
A multicultural and dynamic environment
A flexible working time model
Paid health insurance
We are looking forward to receiving your application electronically including all relevant reference letters, work and education certificate to our email address firstname.lastname@example.org
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