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Head of Group Consolidation & Reporting (100%)

Zurich, Switzerland
  • 19.09.2023
  • 100%
  • Führungsposition
  • Festanstellung

Head of Group Consolidation & Reporting (100%)


GAM is one of the world's leading independent asset managers. We provide differentiated active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors.

Together we share a common set of values rooted in teamwork, integrity, entrepreneurial flair and professional excellence.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. Being able to offer an attractive work environment where talented minds from various backgrounds are keen to work is key to the long-term success of our company. We firmly believe in the importance of maintaining the open culture of a small company, aiming to avoid bureaucracy and encouraging a flexible, accessible and hands-on working style across the Group. In turn, our people reward us with their loyalty.




Financial Control & Group Reporting 


Leading the Group Consolidation & Reporting team and local Financial Control teams of the GAM Group

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management of the Group Consolidation & Reporting team (1-2 employees)
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements of GAM Holding AG in accordance with IFRS (half-yearly)
  • Provision of figures and review of other external reporting areas (business reviews, investor presentations, investor workbooks, press releases)
  • Preparation of consolidated monthly financial statements of the GAM Group, including review of the monthly results of the Group companies and commentary on the variances of the consolidated results compared to the previous month
  • Preparation of monthly financial reporting to Senior Management and the Board of Directors
  • Dealing with specific accounting topics (e.g. impairment testing, pension accounting (IAS 19), consolidation of own funds (IFRS 10), revaluation of financial liabilities and deferred tax assets, valuation and accounting of share-based payment plans (IFRS 2), lease accounting (IFRS 16), fair value measurement (IFRS 13))
  • Analysis of the impact of changes in IFRS on the GAM Group
  • Periodic updates of the Group Accounting Policy
  • Planning and coordination with the auditors; be the contact person for IFRS related topics
  • Preparation of periodic updates on accounting topics for the attention of the Audit Committee / Board of Directors
  • Supporting the Group companies with accounting issues and the preparation of their statutory individual financial statements

Qualifications & Experience

  • Higher education in Finance and Accounting (university, university of applied sciences) & a Certified Public Accountant
  • Several years (5+) of management and operational experience in the field of finance/accounting/controlling, in particular consolidation and IFRS reporting
  • Very good IFRS knowledge
  • Audit experience, ideally with a Big4 company
  • Asset management experience preferred
  • Experience with a listed company preferred
  • Very good written and spoken German and English language skills
  • Good MS-Office skills, especially in Excel
  • Knowledge of Workday and Workday Adaptive Insights preferred

Personal Attributes

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • High level of communication skills
  • Open, honest and transparent
  • Proactive and strategic thinking
  • Committed and with integrity
  • Open-minded and constructive
  • Goal-oriented and independent way of working


GAM offers a comprehensive range of benefits and performance-based compensation, along with a variety of lifestyle and family benefits to promote well-being in and out of the workplace. These benefits vary according to local market conditions. Please contact the local Human Resources team for further details.

Employing Company/ies:

GAM Holding AG

Reporting to:  

Head of Corporate Finance