We are looking for an experienced Chartered Accountant with a keen interest in the commodities trading and derivatives environment and an excellent theoretical and practical understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards “IFRS”.
The main tasks and responsibilities include:
Execute the month end trade related accounting close per profit center
Preparing detailed monthly profit and loss and working capital reviews in accordance with IFRS
Preparing management reports including financial and non-financial KPIs
Preparing detailed SG&A budgets and monthly report analysis
Supporting other regional offices in addressing accounting issues and their month end closing process
Analysing new transactions, concluding and documenting the appropriate accounting treatment under IFRS and ensuring its application
Supporting traffic/operations with the preparation of ad-hoc departmental financial reports and analysis
Consistently challenging the status quo to ensure that activities and procedures are as efficient and effective as possible, whilst adhering to a strong internal control ethos
Contribute to current projects underway, outside of month end
Maintaining professional and technical accounting and finance knowledge
Guiding and advising traffic/operations on accounting day to day accounting matters
Advanced English language ability, both written and spoken
Qualified Chartered Accountant, with Big 4 audit firm articles experience, ideally within a commodities trading or financial services environment.
3 -5 years of post-qualification working experience
Excellent knowledge of IFRS
Knowledge of SAP S4 Hana Fi/Co, Analysis for Office, Microsoft Suite, in particular Excel
Our preferred candidate is a dynamic, lateral thinking individual with a positive, enthusiastic attitude and a strong desire to learn. The candidate must interact well within a team environment, take initiative and approach and resolve issues in a structured methodical manner. Our preferred candidate has a strong sense of responsibility, ownership and is attentive to detail. An interest in technology and a willingness to understand the technical landscape is a prerequisite.
Offerd Salary120,000 CHF