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Senior Accountant

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Bern (Switzerland) TERM: Permanent

Senior Accountant - SAP


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join a renowned Swiss cosmetics business. You will have knowledge across all ares of Finance, ideally within a consumer lead environment and have good knowledge of SAP, together with advanced English and French languages.


  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Managing budgeting, forecasting/planning and cost control.
  • Preparing management reports on cashflow, identify reasons for deviations, and propose preliminary recommendations for management review.
  • Maintaining all areas of bookkeeping, including payables, receivables, banking, credit cards, and bank and suppliers' reconciliations.
  • Performing periodic filings independently to Swiss tax authorities, including VAT, income tax, and social security.
  • Managing the preparation of the local payroll.
  • Preparation of statutory reporting and external audit


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience in financial functions, such as accounting, external auditing, finance controlling and financial reporting
  • Business administration training (Bachelor's level, specialising in accounting or finance or KV with corresponding further training in accounting/finance)
  • Very good knowledge of SAP and MS Office
  • Experience within the consumer based, FMCG or retail industries
  • Very good knowledge of French and English (additional languages including German an advantage)
  • Careful, independent way of working combined with quick comprehension; ability to work under pressure and a pronounced

For this position, we can only consider Swiss nationals, EU citizens or professionals possessing a valid EU / EFTA passport.


Tiger is B Corp Certified. We are part of a global movement of businesses committed to improving social and environmental conditions around the world.

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POSTED: 07 May 2024 JOB ID: JLA32883

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