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Group Controller

CH 2534 Orvin
06.02. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Group Controller

LNS is a Swiss international company (1'000 employees worldwide) located near Bienne, leader in the
development, the production, and sales of peripherals for the machine-tool industry. To strengthen
our Group Finance department, we are looking for a

Group Controller

Mission & responsabilites
100% - m/w
The Group Controller is responsible of establishing and analysing Group reporting and of
preparing the consolidated financial statements of the group. He is also responsible of the
accounting department for the Swiss companies and undertake the controlling activities for the
Business Unit "Headquarter". The Group Controller is involved in the preparation of strategic plan, budget
and forecast. He is in charge of the group's tax policy (transfer pricing) as well as Swiss taxation. He manages
and develops two reports in managerial roles in accounting and finance. He ensures compliance
with the accounting standards (Swiss GAAP FER) and relevant laws. Furthermore, he provides financial
support to the finance teams of the entire group upon request (20 legal entities).
Main Activities :

  • Monthly and year-den accounting closings for the Swiss companies

  • Controlling for the business units headquarter (BUHQ) : cost control of corporate services, management
    fees determination

  • Preparation of the monthly group reporting incuding the cashflow statement

  • Preparation of consolidated business plan, forecasts,budgets and financial statements for the Group LNS

  • Watch over new accounting standards (IFRS, Swiss GAAP FER,...) and responsible for the correct
    application of Swiss GAAP within LNS Group

  • Maintenance of the finance manual

  • Head of group IT system (Cognos and Tagetik)

  • Responsible to ensure proper transfer pricing methods within the group and the tax returns for swiss
    companies (VAT, income tax,...)

Others Activites :

  • Support Group CFO, on demand (insurance management, treasury activities, business plan tool...)

  • Supervises accounting, preparation of financial statements and tax returns

  • Can be involved in internal audits

  • Can lead or be part of group projects (change of reporting tool…)

Experience & Skills

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, tax or Audit and Federal Swiss Certificate expert in accounting and

  • Relevant experience (10 years min.) in a similar position within an international environment or relevant
    experience with an international audit firm having reached a senior level in the organization

  • Experience with an audit firm at the beginning of his/her career would be important

  • Able to do annual closing under Swiss law incuding tax returns (VTA, corporate income taxes)

  • Fluent French and English, German is a plus

  • Strong IT skills - MS Office applications, Consolidation/Reporting/BI tools and ERP knowledge (ideally M3)

  • Problems solving capacity

  • Business acumen and customer focus

  • Curiosity, pro-activity and trustworthy

  • Team player, resilient and assertive

  • Strong teamwork focus – the ability to provide solutions whilst considering the impact on others

We offer
A position with responsibilities, a large autonomy of work and a varied job in a technical and
international environment. You will have the opportunity to take part to a great challenge with interesting work
Interested ? Please send your complete application (motivation letter, summary, copy of certificates and diplomas)
LNS Management Sàrl
Human Resources
Route de Frinvillier
VOTRE ONE-STOP-SHOP POUR LES 2534 Orvin / Switzerland

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 100%



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