Senior Accountant

Our client is a leading investment company taking care of a variety of business in varoius sectors, located in the City Centre of Lucerne. We presently are recruiting the 

Senior Accountant

Performs accounting work involving compilation, consolidation and analysis of financial data. Also includes: ledgers and preparation of journal entries, fixed asset or inventory accounting, preparation of trial balance, financial statements, cost /project centre evidence, reconciliations. 


• Processes payments, invoices and other documents 
• Compiles simple summaries of information relating to documents processed;
• Locates and extracts information from files and records as requested.
• Performs general or cost accounting activities 
• Applies accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification of transactions;
• Drafts segments of statements and reports;
• Handles assignments involving analysis of data;
• Provides data and documents to company’s auditor 
• Prepares statutory Financial Statements;
• Reports accounting data for Group consolidation/controlling purposes;
• Has practical knowledge of Swiss VAT and is capable of preparing regular VAT returns.

Qualification expectations and requirements:

▪ Good knowledge English
▪ Good knowledge of Swiss GAAP;
▪ IFRS knowledge an advantage
▪ Knowledge of ABACUS an advantage;
▪ Capable of high level of accuracy 
▪ Capable of maintaining strict confidentiality in performing the duties;
▪ Honest, trustworthy and respectful;
▪ Possess cultural awareness, sensitivity and capable to work in an international environment;
▪ Capable of team as well as independent work;
▪ Prepared to manage accounting team
▪ Proactive and hands-on approach;
▪ Demonstrates sound work ethics;
▪ Stress resistant

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