US GAAP Accounting Leader
09.07.2019 | Executive po­si­tion | 100%

Part of the Global Controllership organization, this role will cover technical accounting stewardship and financial controlling activities.

US GAAP Accounting Leader

Our client is a US-listed company with a corporate HQ between Geneva and Lausanne. This multi-billion dollars corporation operates in Europe, Asia and Americas in a fast-changing environment.

We are currently looking for a US GAAP ACCOUNTING LEADER to join their Head-Office.


  • Lead financial reporting standards implementation across the company,

  • Manage global accounting policies and support end-users through training sessions,

  • Be the point of contact within the Controllership organization for M&A related transactions,

  • Support on a quarterly basis the external reporting team,

  • Perform impact assessment of accounting proposals and document it,

  • Provide technical accounting support for significan complex transactions,

  • Lead external benchmarking activities and implement best practices,

  • Participate to SEC Fillings and other financial information,

  • Support local statutory accounting teams working with Zone Controllers and External Auditors,

  • Draft Accounting Policies for any changes,

  • Manage complex projects from inception to roll out.

This role would be ideal for an Auditor, Manager/Senior Manager level, looking to move in-house.

Profil du candidat

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Finance or Accounting,

  • US CPA ideal, candidate must be a Qualified Accountant,

  • 8 to 10 years of experience in Accounting/Finance,

  • Professional background must include experience in a Public Accounting firm, a similar corporate controlling experience would be an asset,

  • Fluent in English,

  • Great communication skills both oral and written,

  • Experience of a complex matrix organization,

  • Project management experience a must given the environment,

  • Problem-solving capacity as well as strong analytical skills are required.

Conditions et Avantages

Opportunity to join a challenging environment and to leverage technical skills.

Executive po­si­tion, 100%


Michael Page Switzerland
Quai de la Poste 12 1204 Geneva
1204 Nyon
Michael Page
Quai de la Poste 12


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