Group Consolidation Senior Controller

Job type:Perm
Town/City:Geneva
Country:Switzerland
Salary/Rate:Market rate
Specialism:Internal Audit
Seniority:Experienced Qualified
Job ref:SWI0305124
Post Date:03.05.24
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Meet Our Recruiter

Seana McGuinness
Seana McGuinness
Senior Recruitment Consultant focusing on Internal Audit - US

About the Role

Position Title: Group Consolidation Senior Controller

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Travel: None

Job Overview:

As the Group Consolidation Senior Controller, you will manage and oversee the financial consolidation process for our global operations. This includes preparing audited financial statements, financial organization reporting, and country-by-country reports, as well as internal management reporting. You will ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial results, playing a pivotal role in strategic planning, process improvement, and reporting enhancements. This position requires excellent analytical skills, a meticulous attention to detail, and strong collaboration across departments.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the financial data consolidation process across various entities, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Produce consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS and SWISS CO, and lead the audit process.
  • Deliver financial information for internal management purposes and respond to ad-hoc reporting requests.
  • Analyze financial results to identify trends, variances, and provide insights for strategic decision-making.
  • Collaborate with the group controlling team to align reporting principles and enhance financial analysis.
  • Drive improvements in the reporting process by standardizing accounting principles within the organization.
  • Develop and maintain the Group accounting principles to optimize the consolidation process.
  • Manage central consolidation adjustments and delegate maintenance tasks to local teams with robust review processes.
  • Define and update the Group’s chart of accounts, incorporating adjustments for new business acquisitions.
  • Establish and refine internal control procedures related to consolidation, addressing any issues as they arise.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects as required.
Your Background:
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in finance, with a strong background in audit and complex consolidations, preferably in a multinational setting.
  • Profound technical knowledge of consolidation processes, systems, and controls.
  • Expertise in Excel and experience with SAP FC is highly advantageous.
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and standards.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to present complex financial data in an understandable manner.
  • Proven ability to lead strategic initiatives, improve processes, and manage a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to effectively interact with various departments and senior management.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Audit International  
Audit International are a leading specialist Corporate Governance recruiter who focus on finding the best Internal Audit, IT Audit, SOX, Internal Controls, IT Security, & Compliance professionals in the US & EMEA for over 12 years.  
 
Contact is on: US 0 001 917 508 5615 or Europe on 0041 4350 830 95 to discuss your needs in confidence.  

 

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