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Head of Accounting | Top Industry Employer

NonStop Consulting
Switzerland, Zürich / St. Gallen, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland / Wetzikon, Switzerland, Zürich
will be disclosed in the first call with recruiter
Start date
10 Jun 2024
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Finance / Administration, Finance
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management

Job Details

Head of Accounting

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to take on the role of Head of Accounting. This position involves comprehensive responsibility for the financial accounting of all subsidiaries, ensuring the timely preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in compliance with legal, tax, and internal regulations.

Become a part of the world's known corporation, which is at the forefront of innovation, utilizing cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to provide top-notch services to clients.

Key Responsibilities:

- Oversee the financial accounting operations, including all subsidiaries.
- Ensure timely preparation of financial statements in compliance with legal, tax, and internal regulations.
- Manage the Accounting department, comprising over 12 employees, both on-site and at a shared delivery center.
- Plan and conduct external audits and manage cash operations, including liquidity and foreign currency management.
- Collaborate closely with Controlling, HC-Payroll, and other internal departments.
- Drive continuous improvement and automation of business processes.
- Lead and collaborate on internal projects.


- Several years of professional experience in a managerial accounting position within a similarly complex environment.
- Expertise in financial statement preparation and balance sheet security according to the Swiss Code of Obligations.
- Strong background in accounting (accounting & controlling expert, fiduciary expert, auditor, or similar).
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive, can-do attitude.
- Superior leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively motivate and guide the team.
- Ability to present and explain complex topics in a clear and concise manner.
- Proficiency with ERP and accounting systems, particularly SAP S/4 HANA.
- Fluency in German and English.

Join our client's dynamic team and contribute to their financial success by applying your expertise in accounting and leadership.

Apply now not to miss an amazing opportunity!

Contact us to apply or for more information.

  • email address:
  • For a confidential discussion about this role, or to apply, then send your CV to or call me, Angelina Andreenkova, Search Specialist - Life Sciences - Switzerland, at +41 435 080 817 (intern 3594). Please feel free to visit my Linked-in profile to see my references/recommendations.

    NonStop is one of the largest and fastest-growing specialised life sciences recruitment companies in Europe. We are proud members of the APSCo life sciences group who ensure we meet the highest quality standards within the recruitment industry. Our offices are located in the UK, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Romania, the US and the Czech Republic and we hold labour leasing licences across Switzerland.


    NonStop Consulting is an international recruitment consultancy renowned for a high level of service, professionalism, unrivalled industry knowledge and extensive industry networks.

    With over 100 multilingual recruiters covering the life sciences industry across Europe, we take the time to get to know you – your wants, needs and aspirations. We then work tirelessly to match you with an employer that both matches your requirements and is the right cultural fit for you.

    Underpinned by our in-house Quality Assurance team, our relationship with job seekers is fully transparent and truly consultative. Our recruitment consultants pay attention to every detail and pride themselves on being open and honest, ensuring the right opportunities for you as well as valuable feedback.

    We are active members of APSCo, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies – a recognised badge of quality with the recruitment industry.

    If you want to find out more about how we can help you, get in touch!

    Company info
    +41 (0) 435 080 817
    24 Poststrasse

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