Finance Manager - Trusts & Financial Services
Finders SA - Geneva
12.06.2019 | Employee | 100%

Client:
Leading, entrepreneurial, independent boutique trusts company with a busy, small and very successful Geneva office. As an SATC member and with a strong global presence, our client serves an international clientele and provides a collegiate, entrepreneurial and dynamic atmosphere within which to work and grow your career.  Extremely successful and very ethical, as their business continues to grow and go from strength to strength, our client is now seeking a high flyer to spear-head their finance and accounting services. 

Finance Manager - Trusts & Financial Services

Client:
Leading, entrepreneurial, independent boutique trusts company with a busy, small and very successful Geneva office. As an SATC member and with a strong global presence, our client serves an international clientele and provides a collegiate, entrepreneurial and dynamic atmosphere within which to work and grow your career.  Extremely successful and very ethical, as their business continues to grow and go from strength to strength, our client is now seeking a high flyer to spear-head their finance and accounting services. 

Finance Manager - Trusts & Financial Services
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Position:
Are you perhaps in a Big 4 today or a bank and looking for more visibility within a smaller structure?  Are you excited about the prospect of really contributing to the business of this growing, very successful trusts and financial services company?    If you are a dynamic self-starter, qualified accountant, with good leadership skill and excellent customer orientation, this could be just the job!
As our client's business continues to grow, this is a new role of Accounting Manager/Finance Director.  As well as leading a team of experienced client accountants, you will be fully hands-on and involved in assisting with client relationships and really play a full part in the business.    Your role will be key in dealing with the more complex transactions and will be a pivotal person within the organisation.  Day to day, you will supervise all the accounts prepared by the team for Trust and Corporate structures to include, but not limited to: oversight of the procedures applied, finalisation of the financial statements and annexes, responsibility for tax declarations, annual tax declaration, VAT, etc.
 
Profile:
  • A young and dynamic person who is a high flyer and has risen up the ranks in a Big 4 or equivalent (bank, trust company, fiduciary, financial services)
  • At least 10 years+ relevant accounting and finance experience as well as a stable career path behind you 
  • Fully-qualified accountant such as ACCA, CPA, Brevet Federal; a Masters in Business Management, Finance or another relevant topic also considered a strong plus in addition
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about trusts and foundations and other related structures 
  • In-depth knowledge of local accounting standards and principles: Swiss GAAP, RPC etc
  • Knowledge of IAS, IFRS or US GAAP would be an advantage as well as local statutory requirements and tax consequences
  • A young, dynamic, astute and business-minded person as well as having a natural client-facing ability
  • People management experience
  • A leader who is capable of not only managing a team of accountants but also a commercial person quite comfortable in front of clients at a very sophisticated level
  • Excellent presentation, communication skills.  Solid technically as well as commercially
  • At ease/able to adapt within a small but growing structure
  • You will ideally combine Swiss experience with some international experience as well
  • A straight to the point, efficient, straight-forward, "gets things done", hands-on person
  • You are confident but also down to earth
  • IT-savvy
  • Fluent English and fluent French - both oral and written
  • Swiss residence preferred or compelling reasons for relocating yourself to the area; Swiss, British, EU/EEA citizens only please due to work permit requirements

FINDERS SA
Avenue du Théâtre 7
Lausanne

Industry

Human resources / Personnel services

Year of foundation

1990
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