head of accounting in Lugano

Francesca Melloni, Lugano
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lugano, ticino
finance & accounting
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francesca melloni, lugano
+41 91 922 21 50

job description

On behalf of our Client, first-class company operating in commodity trading, we are currently looking for a

Head of Accounting

The candidate will manage and oversee daily operations of the accounting departement, monitoring and analysing the accounting process and managing financial reports and/or statements in accordance with IFRS and local accounting principles. The figure, reporting to the CFO, will coordinate the activities of three direct reports andwill be responsible for:

  • revenues and expenditures accounting registrations

  • month-end / year-end process reporting

  • accounts payable / receivable balance

  • general ledger proper reconciliations

  • cash forecasting

  • Monitoring and analyzing accounting and financial statements

  • capital assets reconciliations

  • fixed asset management

  • treasury / cash flow budgeting

  • Establishing and enforcing proper accounting standards, policies and procedures in accordance with international gaps

  • liaise with external auditors, and coordinating year-end financial audits

  • Improve company systems and procedures to secure accounting standards


  • At least 5 years experience in accounting position in a multinational corp.

  • Previuos experience in trading sector is a plus

  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Certified Public Accountant CPA or similar

  • Switzerland resident or open to relocate

  • Fluent English

  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases

  • attention for details, precision and accuracy

  • Flexibility

We offer full-time permanent contract inside a prestigious work environment, along with very appealing social and salary conditions.

If in line with the requisites and interested to delve into this opportunity, we will be glad to receive your application including your up-to-date and detailed CV to the attention of Mrs. Francesca Melloni at francesca.melloni@randstad.ch