Financial Accountant 80% - 100%

SSB Sauerwein & Schaefer Bau AG


Financial Accountant 80% - 100%

The Company

SSB Sauerwein & Schaefer Bau AG is an international engineering and construction development company in the fields of infrastructure and energy. It is a family-owned business dating back to 1912 and headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland since 2018. SSB has aspirations to grow as an international developer, investor and contractor for projects in strategically selected high growth infrastructure markets.

SSB AG recently signed a 2bn+ euro contract to deliver engineering, procurement and construction of a 580km High-Speed Railway (HSR) and is looking to expand the project team at its headquarter in Zurich to support this and new projects.

To complement the team, we are looking for a determined and dynamic Financial Accountant to join us and to support the Finance Manager at our headquarters in Zurich with immediate effect or by appointment.


Task and Responsibilities

  • Management of financial accounting as well as accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Record invoices and bank payments
  • Reconciliation of invoices, accounts, debtors and creditors
  • Review expense and credit card reports
  • Support/ Preparation of the quarterly and annual financial statements according to OR and IFRS
  • Support during the external audit
  • Preparation of the periodic VAT statements (CH)
  • Improve and implement accounting, financial control processes and systems
  • Support with project work
  • Support and instruct subsidiaries abroad
  • General administrative work


Skills / Qualifications

  • Basic commercial training followed by a federal certificate in finance and accounting
  • 3 - 5 years of proven work experience in accounting
  • Currently based in Switzerland ideally near Zurich
  • Experience with OR is required in addition experience in IFRS would be beneficial
  • Infrastrucure Construction background would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Oracle Netsuite accounting software is beneficial
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages especially Excel
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Excellent analytical skills, detail-oriented and proactive
  • Very independent and reliable way of working
  • Team player, integrity and perseverance, flexible, dedicated
  • Comfortable in an international multicultural environment

SSB Sauerwein & Schaefer Bau AG
Frau Natasha Brügger


  • Natasha Brügger
  • SSB Sauerwein & Schaefer Bau AG