Finance & Accounting Expert

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Finance & Accounting Expert

Join the Power Revolution
WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.) plays a vital role in powering the marine industry and shaping our environment. As a leading developer of two-stroke, low-speed gas and diesel engines, used to power merchant shipping, our people are driving solutions on a global scale. Our target is to set the industry standard for reliability, efficiency and environmental sustainability in marine propulsion.

WinGD-designed engines are manufactured under license worldwide. Headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since its inception in 1893, WinGD has preserved and continued the legacy of the Sulzer Diesel Engine business for excellence in design.

Our success in this ever evolving, competitive environment is based on the drive, innovation and passion of our diverse employee population, over 420 people worldwide, representing over 25 different nationalities. Together we work towards providing the solutions that will continue to revolutionize our industry.

WinGD is looking for a

Finance & Accounting Expert

  • Providing accounting expertise and ensuring that standalone and consolidated statutory annual financial statements are compliant with Swiss law

  • Supervising monthly, quarterly, and annual closing in SAP in accordance with Swiss law

  • Providing detailed analytics of various financial statement line items

  • Establishing non-routine accounting concepts as required

  • Ensuring tax compliance in daily activities of the company, including preparation of Swiss annual corporate tax declaration

  • Supervising Swiss and European VAT assessments, including official statistics submissions

  • Responding to ad hoc requests, and acting as a key contact for internal and external stakeholders in a global environment

  • Maintaining the company’s internal control system up to date

  • Leading further development of existing processes, in particular active contribution to the implementation of SAP S/4HANA

  • Supporting and leading in managing cash, AR, advances to suppliers and AP

  • 5-8 years’ experience working in a similar position

  • Swiss CPA highly desirable

  • Proven expertise in Swiss law, in particular as for accounting and taxes

  • Familiar with the latest international financial reporting standards (IFRS)

  • Thorough understanding of business processes

  • Sound knowledge of ERP systems, preferably experience as a SAP S/4HANA key user

  • Pronounced proactivity and hands-on mentality are musts

  • Perfect command in English and German at all levels, i.e. from staff to management and with internal and external business partners, any other language in particular Chinese is an asset

Our offer
  • An opportunity to shape the sustainability and environmental impact of the shipping industry. WinGD is on the leading edge of the technology which is shaping the future of the shipping industry

  • A dynamic working environment, blending a long history of technology expertise with industry leading innovation across a global network

  • Award winning and extraordinary products

  • Multi-cultural and interdisciplinary teams offering diverse perspectives and collaborative thinking

  • Dynamic and interactive working conditions. WinGD offers a non-hierarchical, agile structure where input and ideas are welcome

  • In-house technology training and professional development opportunities

Further information

After a successful upload of your profile, we will provide further information about the procedure via e-email. 
For additional information about us, please visit or get in contact with the Line Manager Mr. Robert Patterson (