Reference Number: JO-2402-529634
Senior Accountant & Tax Manager
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Switzerland

Senior Accountant & Tax Manager:

This independent and international company, based in Basel area and with over 30 years experience, is looking for an interim Accountant for around 6 months. They provide unique solutions and on-demand services across distribution, logistics, supplies, packaging and regulatory affairs and PV, to pharmaceutical companies globally.

Overall Responsibility:

• Full function Financial Accounting.

• Preparing the monthly profit and loss, and balance sheet reports.

• Ensuring integrity and accuracy of the balance sheet and income statement.

• Responding to financial inquiries by gathering and interpreting data.

• Managing all company bank transactions and consolidate all reporting.

• Prepare and submit VAT reports in a timely and accurate manner.

• Preparation of income tax returns


• General ledger accounting and reconciliation.

• Prepare budget and actual analysis.

• Bank reconciliation.

• Fixed assets register.

• Exchange rate adjustments.

• Understanding of goods and invoices flows and Intrastat report with our Fiscal representative entity.

• Preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts.

• Assisting in process improvement and systems enhancement initiatives.

• Assist in preparing necessary documentations for annual financial audits.

• Prepare and submit VAT and tax reports in a timely and accurate manner.

• Document in WIN or SOP the processes in Finance department.


• Analytical approach to problem solving.

• Advanced knowledge of IT tools is required (Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Dynamics).

• In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures.

• Solid knowledge of accounting regulations.

• High attention to details.

• Research skills.

• Customer centric.

• Proactive.

• Results focused.

• Confidentiality.

Education & qualifications:

• CA/CPA qualified.

• 3 to 5 years’ experience in financial accounting, VAT and taxation.

• Experience with financial reporting requirements.

• Good command of English, German and French is a plus.

• Previous experience in Pharma companies is a plus.

For further information or to apply please contact: Sarah.Goddard@cpl.com

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