Senior Accountant

Leclanché e-Mobility SA

Leclanché e-Mobility SA

Infos sur l'emploi

With over a century of experience in battery research and manufacturing, Leclanché is well placed to tackle the challenges of the transition to a carbon-free society. As the only European manufacturer of both power and energy lithium-ion battery cells, Leclanché provides the most effective energy storage solutions for electric vehicles, industrial, marine, home, grid and microgrid applications.
Our world leading in-house technologies and ownership of the full value chain from electrochemistry to energy management software, make us unique and a partner of choice for customers who require smarter and faster energy storage solutions.

To support our Swiss Accounting team responsible for the financial and accounting operations for Swiss entities, we are looking for our offices in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland for a:

Purpos e

To produce monthly financial and accounting reports, maintain an adequate system of accounting records, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with Swiss GAAP.

Role & Responsibilities

Accounting Transactions

  • Keep the ledgers in full compliance with Swiss GAAP with monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Book invoices from the suppliers in a timely manner and ensuring that accounts payable are reconciled regularly with suppliers statements on demand.
  • Ensure that accounts receivables are booked and collected promptly.
  • Manage intercompany transactions and cost reinvoicing between entities.
  • Be the point of contact for foreign subsidiaries to assist and provide support in accounting and tax matters.
  • Ensure that monthly balance sheet reconciliations are completed (banks included).
  • Maintain the chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions following Group procedures in place.
  • Ensure that inventories are correctly registered. Participate to the yearly stock take.
  • Support Accounting Manager and other Finance colleagues on an ad-hoc basis.


  • Issue timely and complete monthly financial statements.
  • Support Accounting Manager in preparing annual Statutory Financial Statements (notes and supporting documents).
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analyses as needed.
  • Address all financial queries and analysis required by management.
  • Drive the IT project improvements.

Compliance, Tax, Treasury & Law

  • Manage all Tax aspects (prepare monthly VAT returns).
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the different audits.
  • Ensure that Group policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Review the Internal Control Systems and recommend improvements.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 5 years of progressive experience in accounting of a small/medium size company
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees (different finance knowledge or other stakeholders)
  • Strong Analytical skills, detail oriented and organised
  • Very good knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of MS Business Dynamics – an asset

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focus: Acts with the customer in mind. Builds and maintains good relations with customers. Listening to and understanding customer challenges and requirements.
  • Result Orientation: Possesses and applies knowledge and skills necessary for task completion. Does things and/or ensures things are done from the perspective of both quality and quantity of work.
  • Initiative and Adaptability: Seizes opportunities in a proactive way. Does not give up when faced with a difficult situation. Identifies problems and finds solutions in a creative manner.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others and is part of a team. Helps others and fosters a spirit of cooperation to achieve a common goal.


  • English fluent spoken and writing
  • French (minimum B2) or other European language an asset

We offer an interesting job in an international growing company, dynamic and collaborative working environment, possibility to work on innovative projects and continuous professional growth.

Please note that we have an established hybrid working pattern in place.

Passion for work, initiative and adaptability, impact and influence, innovation and decisiveness are the key attributes we are looking for.

If you are Swiss or EU citizen, or hold a valid work permit, please apply, and send your full application only in English.


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