We are looking for a Junior Accountant for our Lausanne office
Junior Accountant Fixed Term
Coface is worldwide leader in the credit insurance market for more than 70 years of history. We provide services to our customers to protect them against financial risks in their business. Coface has direct presence in 67 countries with 4,400 employees around the globe delivering risk-management expertise to our customers. In Switzerland, Coface is present in two locations: in Lausanne (VD) and in Rümlang (ZH).
For our Lausanne office, we are looking for a Junior Accountant to complete the Finance team for a duration of 6 months.
Your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
-Optimizing financial processes such as reconciliation of account, sub-ledger, balance accounts, bank accounts, etc.
-Performing data input in company accounting system to ensure data integrity
-Assisting with budget templates and tax declarations
-Supporting the preparation of high quality, comprehensive monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reports according to Swiss GAAP and IFRS
-Ensuring the correct allocation of customer payments and monitoring of outstanding customer invoices
-Participating to the technical accounting
-Assisting with document preparation for auditors
-Contributing to regulatory and compliance monitoring and projects
-Supporting various finance and accounting related projects
What profile we are looking for
-Degree in accounting (Brevet Fédéral de spécialiste en Finance et Comptabilité or equivalent).
-3 to 5 years’ experience in accounting, in a FINMA regulated industry, ideally in Insurance.
-Knowledge of IFRS and Swiss GAAP.
-Advanced knowledge of MS office (Excel, Access, etc..) and ideally of SAP.
-French and English fluency (written and spoken) are a must-have, German an advantage.
We are seeking a proactive, curious, well-organized and stress resistant team-player being able to deal with tight deadlines and able to work independently.
We offer a small team in a casual atmosphere providing support to each other and sharing knowledge and experience. Our business and the role itself will provide you with a great opportunity to gain experience in world leading services.
If you see yourself in this role and like to gain more insights, please send your application in English with subject “Junior Accountant – Fixed Term” to firstname.lastname@example.org
Frau Michaela Matovic
HR Department Switzerland