Head of Finance

 — Lausanne
24.10. | Employee | 100%

Client:
A leading international school in the Swiss Romande area with an excellent reputation, a mission to deliver excellence, and a non-profit environment.  Employing 250 staff on campus, the school welcomes approximately 1000 students from over 60 nationalities and in the age group 3-18

Head of Finance

Client:
A leading international school in the Swiss Romande area with an excellent reputation, a mission to deliver excellence, and a non-profit environment.  Employing 250 staff on campus, the school welcomes approximately 1000 students from over 60 nationalities and in the age group 3-18

Head of Finance
1217

Position:
Part of the leadership team and leading a team of 3 people, the job holder will be responsible for the financial management of the school, ensuring both daily operations management, as well as budgeting and strategic planning process.  In parallel the incumbent will be expected to assess current processes, systems and procedures and propose and implement improvements.
Key tasks will include:
  • Supervision of the Finance and Payroll team (AP/AR, monthly payroll, taxes expenditure control)
  • Manage reporting, budgeting and capital forecasting activities
  • Assess and ensure risk management
  • Act as financial business partner to the leadership team and Board
  • Advise on and implement best practices and innovations to reduce costs and improve processes
Profile:
  • Degree in Finance or Business Administration and specialist accounting qualification
  • 8 years experience in a similar function within a mid-size organisation of which at least 5 years experience in a leadership role
  • Bilingual French/English
  • Strong strategic agility but willing and able to delve into the operational
  • Excellent IT skills and sound experience with financial and/or ERP systems
  • Discrete, culturally sensitive, flexible, adaptable, team player
  • Ready to take on a great challenge!

24.10.2020
Employee, 100%

Contact

Finders S.A.


FINDERS SA

Avenue du Théâtre 7Lausanne

Industry

Human resources / Personnel services

Year of foundation

1990

FINDERS SA

Avenue du Théâtre 7Lausanne

Industry

Human resources / Personnel services

Year of foundation

1990
Salary

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