Shipping Accountant

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  1. Permanent
  2. English, German
  3. Associate
  4. Finance & Accounting
  5. Schwyz
  6. Commodities & Natural Resource
  7. Shipping Accounting, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, VAT Return, Shipping
Our client is an international shipping company in the Greater Zürich region.
On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is looking for an independent and hands-on Shipping Accountant to be responsible for the preparation of the financial transactions and financial statements of the company.

Your mission

- Prepare financial statements and group reporting according to IFRS and OR
- Prepare Cash Flows and reporting such as budget vs. actual, profit & loss statements, chartering income, etc.
- Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as well as provide support in preparing third-party invoices
- Process and manage payments
- Control revenues & expenses and create accrual-files
- Declare VAT
- Be the point of contact for Auditors and support Managing Directors regarding Accounting queries

Your background

- 5+ years of experience in Accounting and/or Finance
- Accounting or relevant education, Federal Specialist status a plus
- Knowledge of IFRS (especially IFRS 16) and experience with ABACUS will be favoured
- Previous experience working in the shipping experience will be an asset
- Precise, conscientious, independent and service-oriented
- Fluent in German and English

What’s on offer

Our client offers an international, dynamic and pleasant working environment. It’s a very stable and solid company where you can expect to have long-term career perspectives. This role will ideally suit an Accountant who enjoys being part of a team but can work in an independent way as the only finance person in the immediate unit.

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