• Accounting Policy Manager Switzerland
  • XB Consultants in Switzerland, , Switzerland
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  • 2 weeks ago

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Position: Accounting Policy Manager - Global
Location: Zürich (Kreis 11)
We are searching for a highly skilled and detail oriented Accounting Policy Manager (Global) for a global Consumer Goods group with EMEA HQ in the Zurich region.
This opportunity will assist the Finance Director with the development of the external reporting and providing clear financial oversight as well as reviewing fillings for regulatory bodies.

Responsibilities include:

Report to the Finance Director as well as work closely with the CFO and the internal finance / accounting community
Lead Accounting Policy for the group and provide technical accounting advice across the Global business units - IFRS, US GAAP, Swiss (OR)...
Partnering with the business units to advise on the accounting implications of their business and actively ensuring that they are aware of all forthcoming accounting changes and impacts
Advising on accounting policy for new markets, products, restructurings and complex... transactions
Provide Accounting Policy training to the business
Active engagement with external auditors on all policy matters
Act as the subject matter expert on technical accounting matters
Setting of detailed guidance to supplement HQ Accounting policy for IFRS & USGAAP
Reviewing all disclosures in the Company's Financial Statements to ensure compliance with best practice


Educated to Bachelors degree in Finance / Business related subject - Masters and professional qualification (CPA, ACCA, ACA, CSA….) an advantage
At least 8 years finance / accounting experience working for global dynamic companies in a complex matrix environment
Ideally big 4 (or similar) background before moving in-house
Strong experience in Accounting Policies - IFRS, US GAAP, Swiss (OR)...
Proven track record in advising the business on technical, global and complex accounting policies
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Detail oriented and highly organized
Excellent communication skills across all levels of the business as well as external auditors and regulatory bodies
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