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Head of Finance, Canton De Vaud - Badenoch & Clark

Posted on Mar 16, 2019 by Badenoch & Clark

Vaud, Vaud Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client a family owned midsized company with double digit growth rate is looking for their Head of Finance. In the newly created role reporting to the CFO we look for a strong leader who can act as a true business partner to the stakeholders and drive a local and international team of 10 FTE.

  • In charge of the planning of the business by providing specific information and associated analysis
  • Develop annual plan for all the entities (including budget provision) within the agreed strategy and ensure the efficient implementation of the daily business
  • Monitor, manage and continuously improve the allocation of the financial resources (working capital, CAPEX, OPEX)
  • Lead improvement of accounting processes and be supportive with implementations of new financial and accounting projects
  • Manage, motivate and develop the Finance team located in Switzerland and work in close cooperation with the local entities
  • Manage large functional projects and initiatives with an internal and external focus to support the activity
  • Be the primary contact for external audit and Tax issues related to assigned legal entities
  • Provide Financial reports to support the Business

    For this important position we are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated team player, open minded within an international experience with the ability to deliver results through people.
    Someone who can analyze, identify and understand issues and opportunities, who can compare data from different sources to draw conclusions, generate alternative solutions when required and who will work side by side with the business.

    Further Requirements
  • University or Business School Degree or equivalent with an accounting and/or financial specialization
  • 5 to 10 years of experience managing teams in an International environment
  • 10 years of experience in progressive Finance roles including Accounting, Controlling and FP&A
  • Experience in Tax matters in an international environment (VAT, Transfer price)
  • Outstanding people manager, entitled to motivate & inspire team players to reach the highest professional standard.
  • Strong functional skills such as systems experience (Bi, SAP, Oracle, etc.) and accounting experience (Swiss Gaap and/or IFRS/US Gaap, consolidation, closing processes)
  • Experience in project management
  • Fluent in French, English
  • German or other languages would be a plus

  • Reference: 672231415