Junior Accountant Commodity Trading

Our client is a very 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 Commodity Trading

Task and responsibilities

• Continuously communicate and work in close cooperation with the CFO, head of accounting, corporate accountant, treasury, FP&A department, external services provider on monthly/annual closings

• Assist with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for the Group according to IFRS and the statutory financial statement according to Swiss Code of Obligations

• Perform daily general ledger and sub-ledger entries in consultation/coordination with the Corporate Accountant

• Assist in the regular reconciliation of IC balances including the allocation of intra-group services

• Support the Corporate Accountant in analysing the financial statements (monthly, quarterly and annually) and assist in the preparation of forecasts / budgets

• 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 internal and 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

• First 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 start-up within 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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