Our client is a sucessful, dynamic Energy Trading Group with global activities.

Due to the strong growth ot the trading and shipping company in Zug / Switzerland HQ and to strenghten the Finance Team in Zug we are looking to fill a position as

Junior Accountant

The Accountant manages and monitors all accounts receivable, accounts payable, payment runs and daily tasks.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Continuously communicate and work in close cooperation with Head of Accounting and other colleagues on monthly/annual closings
  • Maintain accurate balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Perform monthly and ad hoc bank reconciliations
  • Be responsible for processing and reconciling accounts payable and receivable
  • Planning and administration of weekly payment runs
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for the Group according to IFRS and the statutory financial statements according to Swiss Code of Obligations
  • Perform daily general ledger and sub-ledger entries in consultation/coordination with the Head of Accounting
  • Assist in the regular reconciliation of IC balances including the allocation of intra-group services
  • Assist with special tasks and various projects in the CFO area
  • Ensure and further develop of accounting processes and the internal control system (ICS)
  • Support external audits

Your profile

• 1-5 years of experience in a similar role

• Independent, reliable and accurate way of working

• Organised, goal-oriented and flexible

• Completed commercial and administrative qualification

• experiences with accounting standards (IFRS and Swiss Code of Obligations)

• Experience in an international organization

• Very good knowledge of German & English

• Familiar with Microsoft office tools, especially Excel

• Swiss or EU/EFTA Permit B


Nice to have:

• Experience in the commodity trading sector

• Knowledge of Swiss VAT


Our client is offering:

• Competitive market salary

• Paid Time Off & Vacation Time Off

• No dress code

• Flexible working time and place

• Central and modern workplace in Zug close to the train station

• Free coffee and drinks

• A well-established corporation, with a huge vision, a dynamic and international work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious, and fun to work-with colleagues!


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