Accountant 100%

10 Aug 2022
17 Aug 2022
JN -082022-5716402
Rudolf Slabber
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

As an accounting specialist you will support the local finance team to ensure accurate transactions and assist in closings, tax declarations and several other ad-hoc accounting tasks.

Client Details

Our client, a leading international player in the pharmaceutical industry with modern offices in the Luzern area, is looking for an energetic, experienced and ambitious Accountant (m/f/d) for a temporary assignment starting in September/October 2022 until end of April 2023.


  • Ensures timely and accurate booking of transactions of the EMEA subsidiaries (follow ups on cash collections, vendor payments, inter-company billing/settlements, recurring accruals, foreign exchange analysis)
  • Ensure integrity and adherence to time schedule for several entities
  • Assist as well as perform account analysis and reconciliations to ensure compliance with internal policies, SOX and accounting principles
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual audit (preparation of financials, documentation)
  • Work closely with experienced colleagues for income tax calculations and VAT declarations
  • Key‐contact person for approximately 20 markets in EMEA Region for regional accounting matters (3rd party receivables, capital funding, inter-company transactions, financial variance analysis
  • Ad‐hoc tasks and projects


  • A degree in Finance or Accounting & +3 years of experience in accounting
  • Knowledge and experience with accounting principles (US GAAP, IFRS and Swiss GAAP)
  • Strong analytic skills, experience in financial statement analysis
  • ERP experienced, (SAP (FI/CO), oracle) and proficient in Excel
  • Fluent in English, every other language is a plus
  • Proactive, dynamic, able to adapt to a fast-changing environment and to cope with complex situations
  • Committed to achieve ambitious objectives with the help of a team
  • Result oriented, pragmatic and energetic

Job Offer

The selected candidate will receive the opportunity to work within an internationally operating, dynamic business environment, as well as within a familiar and multi-national team.

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