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  • 10.07.2017

    Young French Expert-Comptable who...

    knows all about French bookkeeping (according to CSOEC rules) , how to make monthly, quarterly and yearly closings, french company tax rulings, VAT, IFRS (if possible), credit collection, reporting, etc.

    This is for a luxury goods U.S. Company in Zug, Switzerland, who is doing e-commerce in France. You are the one responsible for this French entity, reporting to the Head of Accounting and ensuring that this entity runs in line with French rules.

    Of course, you will be involved in other work in the finance department (team of 6) as well.. the challenges are plenty!

    The job is in Switzerland but German is not necessary: French native and fluency in English.

    Ready for a move?
    Please apply in English
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 10.07.2017

    CONTROLLER GROUP ACCOUNTING - reporting specialist

    My client in Zug (close to the main station…) has a very interesting diversified business portfolio (incl. retail, real estate, private equity and charity) and has more than 45,000 employees worldwide.

    Group Accounting is responsible for the finance affairs of the Non-Divisional companies in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom. The total Non-Divisional financial and management reporting consists of approx. 100 service, finance and holding companies in multiple jurisdictions and is performed quarterly.

    The role rports to the head of Group Accounting and is part of a team. The main tasks are:
    - Management reporting of the Holding AG
    - Management reporting of Non-Divisional Group
    - Financial Reporting Non-Division Group (Cognos)
    - and other finance related projects.

    The profile we need for this role:
    - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University graduate in economics/business administration (a post master would be considered a plus), qualified accountant or equivalent qualification
    - At least 5 years’ post qualification business administration in accounting & controlling, experience working in an international environment.
    - Strong analytical skills and high level of accuracy in execution, service-oriented person with strong interpersonal and communication skills
    - Experienced and advanced user of Excel and other MS tools in general
    - Ability to organize and prioritize multiple task effectively
    - Basic IFRS knowledge
    - Fluency in English and German, both verbal and written

    Sounds like you? Then I am looking forward to getting your resume in English…

    P.S. Preference is given to Swiss nationals and Swiss residents.
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 23.06.2017

    Youngish male Accountant with ‘Fachausweis’ (or equivalent) degree and fluency in German…

    … for this finance team of an multinational holding company with a very diversified business portfolio, situated centrally in Zug.

    The role reports to the Finance Manager. Your job is to do
    ·       the bookkeeping and year-end closures of various Swiss reporting entities, including the Swiss tax returns
    ·       Budgeting, reporting – and to participate in local finance projects.

    You will be able to work very independently because you are already used to this work style from your previous work experience in financial accounting and administration of Swiss entities in an international environment.
    Next to German you obviously are fairly fluent in English as well..
    And you should be familiar with IFRS, not a crack but know at least the basics

    With your enthusiastic personality you will be the breath of cool air we need this summer!
    The sooner the better…

    Please apply in English only.
    Swiss nationals/residents are preferred for this role.
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 07.05.2017

    HR Business Partner in U.S. company

    The company is located near Pfäffikon (SZ) on the lake of Zürich. The office is the EMEA HQ for their world-wide well known engineering products and HR is looking after some 165 employees in the European region.

    The HR Business Partner reports to a member of the global Human Resources Leadership Team in the U.S., is a member of the Management Team EMEA and is supported by a small HR team locally.

    In this role, you align human resources with business objectives. You, as an HR professional, are passionate about interacting with people from all over the world. And you enjoy to partner with location and business unit management about HR related issues while acting as a champion for employees utilizing your skills as a change agent. Interacting and reporting to different business units in the U.S. should be something that you enjoy.

    Your background and experience:
    Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management (Master’s preferred) or equivalent education
    Minimum of 7 years’ in a similar HR position with leadership experience
    Used to working with U.S. headquarters
    Strong communicator, fluency in English and German (or practical experience with Swiss labor regulations) is required

    • Skilled in employee relations with demonstrated ability to partner and influence all levels in the business and to be viewed as a credible, valuable source of information, coaching support and integral part of the management team
    • Experienced in supporting the business in forecasting and planning the talent pipeline requirements in line with the business strategy
    • Keen on people development and consequently like to drive the people processes such as performance, development and career to ensure that employees’ level of performance and capabilities meet current and future standards
    • Appreciate the diversity of responsibilities such as recruiting, retention, compensation, separation
    • Have extensive knowledge of principles and practices of HR, including HR regulations and compliance in EMEA countries
    • Experiened in developing, implementing and improving human resources strategies, processes and tools to deliver innovative solutions
    • Have a pro-active and hands on approach to work and enjoy managing specific projects and participating in functional and cross-functional initiatives delivering results on time and under own initiative with attention to detail and flawless execution
    • Prepared to travel approx. 20%

    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 07.04.2017

    Health & Safety (Environmental and Social) Manager (HSES)

    My client is an international engineering company with HQ in Zug with some 70 employees in Switzerland, Germany and Russia.

    This full-time role is responsible for the identification of relevant H&S issues, the implementation of a H&S management system and managing H&S reporting procedures, including training, auditing and documentation activities. The focus of the role is clearly on health and saftey, especially at their Russian site. It reports to the MD directly (in Switzerland) .

    For this role we expect you to offer
    • Degree in a HSE related subject or relevant technical discipline
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in similar role in an international environment
    • Minimum 5 years of strong practical HS(ES) experience
    • Practical experience in the offshore oil and gas business is preferred
    • Broad knowledge of international laws, guidelines and industrial standards concerning HS(ES)
    • Strong knowledge of Russian Federation legislation in HSE
    • Fluency in English; knowledge of Russian would be an advantage
    • Decision maker with enforcement power
    • Willingness to travel, work place is Zug, Switzerland.

    For permit reasons we are only considering applications from Swiss residents and/or EU passport holders.

    I am looking forward to receiving your application (in English only) for this exciting international role!
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 26.01.2017

    Senior Retail Development Manager, Luxury Outlets (Southern Germany)

    Our client is a fast growing very successful European Luxury Outlet.

    In this role you have the overall responsibility for all retail development matters for the Southern German Market 
    As a  Senior Retail Development Project Manager for the German speaking market, you will manage and drive  the implementation of all activities to ensure the opening of our client’s Stores and Boutiques. In this role, you will also manage the maintenance of the Boutiques and the Planning of refurbishment strategy for the next coming years.

    Key responsibilities
    • Liaise with architects, finalize and validate the technical plans and the layout development
    • Brand Orientation: visits/ briefings/ supply of all information relating to shop-fit (i.e. Works Manual, local services, etc);
    • Manage a team of 3-4 people
    • Supervise the works on site and interact with the involved consultants
    • Use the approved design concept as a basis, coordinate all activities between design agencies and suppliers to ensure the respect of timing, planning, budget, quality standards and brand integrity
    • Ensure technical analysis and optimization of project to challenge local architect and engineering team
    • Schedule all visits from Brands in co-ordination with other departments: reporting & follow-up; schedule and take part in all site meetings with Brands – provide minutes
    • Manage flow of information between Group Retail Development Director and external consultants including appointments, plan submittals, timing, billing, etc.;
    • Manage the relationship with local authorities
    • Present the project approved by HQ to the local team
    • Ensure hand-over of responsibilities at the end of project

    Education and experience
    • University Degree in Architecture
    • min. 5 years of experience in a similar position in the German Market within a fashion company
    • Project management expertise with a combination of strategic, analytical and pragmatic thinking
    • Ability to draft policy documents
    • Exposure to European / international companies
    • Fluency in German and English
    • Disciplined, stress-resilient, organised, deadline-driven,
    • Trustworthy, responsible, discreet, proactive
    • Show us that you are an excellent team player, able to work under pressure and that you have the capacity to focus on key issues without losing global overview of projects. Thanks to your interpersonal and communication skills, you are recognized as an excellent negotiator. If you think that your proactive behavior, your rigor, your reliability, your enthusiasm will enable you to contribute to our and your success, please apply in English
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.


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