Financial Accountant – Trading Products #168734

Credit Suisse
Zurich, Switzerland
Not disclosed
26 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your field of responsibility

Is to join a specialized accounting role in the area of Trading Products (Derivatives and Investments etc.) for Credit Suisse AG and Credit Suisse (Switzerland) AG. This is a very good opportunity to define your career in the Financial Services industry, allowing you a wide range of internal development opportunities in a fast-paced environment. 

You will take care of month end accounting, closing and reporting activities under US GAAP and CH GAAP. This includes analysis of Derivatives and month end closing activities and controls and participating in project related activities

You will participate in Accounting policy compliance deep dives, working with global teams and documenting the accounting policy compliance 

This entails working in a global and diverse environment with a broad client base, including accounting policy, change projects, tax, treasury and financial accountants in foreign locations around the world.

Your future colleagues

You join our Financial Accounting department in Zurich. Our highly motivated colleagues come from across the globe and are based in two locations. We are looking for an open and positive personality with great interpersonal and analytical skills. We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values. 

Your skills and experience

We are looking for: 

  • A University degree or an equivalent educational accounting certification (e.g. Bachelor with a major in Finance, Audit, Accounting or Controlling)
  • You have 4+ years of financial accounting experience, preferably within the financial industry (Financial Accounting, Product Control or Audit)
  • Your strong interpersonal skills and governance mindset support you to quickly gain trust and build up positive working relationships
  • You are a dedicated problem solver with a positive, empathetic personality and can-do attitude who loves to handle multiple challenging priorities and assignments
  • Your experience in working in an international multi-cultural environment enable you to contribute to the team’s success
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, MS PowerPoint is an advantage 
  • Fluent English skills are required for this role (written and spoken), German is an advantage 
  • Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work 

Mr. N. Scialom would be delighted to receive your application.

Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

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