Head Accounting (Geneva/Zurich)


Head Accounting (Geneva/Zurich)

kessler.vogler is an owner-run company specialising in consultation, selection and recruitment of experts and executives for banks and financial service providers for permanent and temporary positions.

Do you want to develop yourself further, and are therefore looking for a new professional challenge at a bank or financial service provider?

Then come to us: Our extensive experience and excellent network means that we can provide you with professional and efficient support. kessler.vogler is happy to advise you individually with career planning, and will help you search for a solution that is the perfect match for you and your personal goals. We do this regardless of whether you are looking for a temporary or permanent position.

For our client, a well-known Private Bank in Geneva/Zurich, we are currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced personality as Head of Accounting. You will be responsible for a team of 4-5 employees and travel 50/50 between Geneva and Zurich (main location Geneva). You will report directly to the Group Financial Controller.


  • Responsible
    for developing the accounting systems and keeping it up-to-date on a daily

  • Prepares
    reports for the central bank
  • Responsible
    for control and breakdown of interest rates in the performance reports for
    monthly, quarterly and annual statements
  • Defines
    and implements objectives for his/her activity
  • Responsible
    for realization of objectives
  • Develops/improves
    accounting procedures
  • Structured
    environment, defined by practices and legal requirements and in which analyses
    are based on various alternatives

  • Solid Educational path in Finance. Commercial Degree with Swiss Further Education Certificate (Fachauseweis Finanz/Rechnungswesen) or similar Higher Education degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of Experience in Accounting, with prior experience within a Private Bank
  • Excellent knowledge of Swiss GAAP FER / OR and IFRS
  • Strong experience working with SAP or other well acknowledges ERP systems (as well as FiRE for regulatory reporting tasks)
  • Analytical mind-set, strong result- and quality-oriented approach in work, great communication and people skills,
  • change management proficiency

Interested? We look forward to receiving your complete application
documents. We are happy to check them and get back to you. Absolute discretion
is a matter of course for us.

Kind regards

Your team

22 - 8001 Zurich

Tel. +41
43 305 00 30




Business fluency in both French and English. Knowledge of German would be an advantage

Peter Vogler



Fach­verantwortung, 100%
Peter Vogler


Grösse:9 Mitarbeitende
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Standort:Schifflände 22
8001 Zürich


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