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Senior Accounting Analyst

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Ashley Morton

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    December 2019

Senior Accounting Analyst

Support data migration into the new platform

  • Map legacy accounts to the new Co chart of accounts and identify and close gaps.
  • Identify additional local accounting or reporting requirements which are not covered in the current implementation/masterdata and close any gaps.
  • Provide the business with trial balances and support reconciliations to legacy trial balances.
  • Facilitate the local review processes.
  • Support the migration/migration reconciliation teams with Finance/Accounting expertise.
  • Enhance and modify posting drivers for additional local requirements.
  • Enhance the current FX customization for additional local requirements.


  • Support the documentation of the posting drivers, account structure, FX customization.

Support IFRS 17 implementation into the new platform

  • Support the integration of IFRS 17 into new systems such as creating/maintaining IFRS 17 data models (e.g. relevant ledgers), accounts, attributes and posting drivers and work with systems SMEs to build/establish relevant reports and views.
  • Support systems roll-out testing, investigate issues and drive/coordinate issue resolution with relevant SMEs.
  • Act as 2nd level support for IFRS 17 specific user requests on within related systems investigate issues and support their resolution until successful completion.


  • Studies in Finance or Accounting, CPA or another accounting certification preferred
  • Work experience in accounting and understanding of accounting standards covering several of the following: IFRS, US GAAP, Statutory and Local Accounting
  • Good understanding of Finance and Finance IT environments and ability to speak both languages, system implementation and change testing experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking
  • Experience in Finance transformation, tools and processes is an advantage
  • Strong topic ownership and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks in a fast moving project environment
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, …)
  • Language skills: English fluent written and spoken