For our client, an international pharmaceutical company specialized in rare diseases, we are looking for a
REPORTING: hierarchically to Finance Manager of the company (based in Baar)
Perform regular accounting functions related to month and quarter-end close, preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules.
General Accounting • Perform general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements • Prepare, record, analyze and report accounting transactions and ensure integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles • Conduct or assist in the documentation of accounting projects
Accounts Payable • Validate and prepare vendor purchase orders in adherence with Company authorization limits • Verify vendor invoices for goods and services on a timely basis, and respond to vendor queries • Maintain, analyze and reconcile accounts payable ledger accounts, financial statements, and reports
Account Receivable and Collections • Maintain and reconcile accounts receivable ledger accounts, financial statements, and reports • Produce reports of accounts that are in arrears and analyses of bad debt • Collect terms of payment on overdue account with corporate and individual clients
Cost Accounting and Inventory • Prepare, record, analyze, and report on the cost of producing the Company's products • Prepare, record, analyze, and report on the Company's inventory including analysis of obsolescence
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience • Experience on General Accounting, Cost Accounting & Inventory, Tax, 8-10 years experience • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel • Experience with Concur, SAP, Hyperion and Microsoft PowerPoint preferred • Experience with multi-currency preferred • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality results within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Highly motivated, innovative and driven, with a "can do" mindset • Accurate with an attention to detail • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills • Able to respond to short deadlines • Personal and professional integrity are essential • Goal-oriented, with ability to plan for the long-term and execute • Strong interpersonal skills • Ability to liaise cross-functionally and build consensus • Resourcefulness; ability to make things happen within a small-business environment • Ability to see the big picture while executing on tactics
YOUR APPLICATION Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly recruiter, Mr Jean-Luc Leiby (+41 61 270 80 09).