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Financial Manager

 — Zurich / Geneva

The new National Center for Competence in Research (NCCR) Evolving Language is seeking applications for a 80% position as financial manager. The NCCR is co-hosted by the Universities of Zurich and Geneva, with further research groups in Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Basel, Lausanne, and Martigny. Spanning disciplines such as neuroscience, language science, biology, computer science, psychology, and medicine, the NCCR tackles the origin and future of language.

Financial Manager

NCCR "Evolving Language"

Financial Manager

80 %

Your responsibilities

  • Setting up the NCCR's financial management system
  • Supporting the head of administration and the NCCR directorate in all financial matters
  • Budgeting, controlling, and reporting for NCCR subprojects
  • Preparing financial reports on demand
  • Accounts payable / receivable accounting
  • Communication with donor institutions

Your profile

  • Educational background in accounting, finances or similar qualifications with several years of work experience
  • Fluent German and English with excellent communication skills (oral and written) in both languages and at a least good passive command of French
  • Experience in handling the financial administration of complex research projects
  • Familiarity with SAP FI/CO
  • Flexibility, high responsiveness, and excellent team work skills
  • Willingness to travel to Geneva frequently

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary according to the salary regulation of the Canton of Zurich and varied and interesting work in an inspiring and socially relevant environment.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us.

Place of work

Zurich / Geneva

Start of employment

Start of employment is May 1, 2020 or upon agreement. Applications will be evaluated from March 27. The position remains open until filled.

Please submit the following documents via the UZH online application portal:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Diplomas

Further information

Dr. Manuel Widmer


Size:9000 employees
Job offers:111 jobs
Location:Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zürich

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