Financial Accountant (Ref: 5323)  

Our Client is a niche, globally active private bank offering traditional wealth management and specialised investment services to Swiss and overseas High Net Worth Clients. They looking to hire a qualified and professional


Main responsibilities:
- Assist in the following tasks:
   - Performance of the Accounts payable process
   - Month-end processing Expense accruals
   - Daily cash account reconciliations process and reporting/clearing of breaks
   - Monthly securities position reporting and reporting of breaks
   - Reporting for retrocessions
   - Reporting for various expense items
- Ad hoc work to support all aspects of the Finance Team and back up for other
  team members Core Skills and Knowledge

Other support duties: (possibility to learn and develop the below skills)

- Timely delivery of all SNB statistics and FINMA reports
- Month end, quarter end and year end closing:
   - Fee and Interest accruals
   - Preparation of the earnings analysis report and validation of it
   - Preparation of various financial reporting schedules
   - Group reporting (interaction with counterparts within the Group)
- Support various projects (system updates, group projects etc.)
- Point-of-contact for FiRE (regulatory reporting tool) and FOCUS ALM (asset
  & liability management system)

- YOU SHOULD BE a partially or fully qualified accountant (desirable)
- YOU MUST HAVE previous Accounting experience within the financial services world
- know-how of Swiss Gaap and/or IFRS 
- YOU MUST BE fluent in English and German (Spoken)
- Strong Excel knowledge is required
- Strong attention to detail
- Flexible, committed, proactive with a can do attitude
- Good interpersonal & communication skills

If this sounds like the sort of opportunity you are looking for, in a dynamic and international environment, then we would like to hear from you. Please send your email including your CV and a brief introduction letter to the attention of Simon Portalski,

          All applications are handled in the strictest confidence.


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