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Client Accountant

Apply now Job no: 513120
Work type: Full time, Temp
Location: Switzerland
Categories: Client Accounting
Office Location: Geneva

About TMF

In an environment of ever increasing globalization we provide professional services in 80+ countries to help our clients operate across borders. Whether entering a new market or driving in country growth we ensure they stay focused on their core business, taking the stress away from their accounting, legal and HR responsibilities.

We are embarking on an ambitious growth plan which will be achieved through strong organic growth, the entrance to new markets and completion of acquisitions. This provides a truly dynamic work environment to build a successful career and see a tangible impact from the work that you complete.


About the role

This position will start with a temporary replacement of 8 months, however with a strong possibility to become extended or permanent at a later stage.

This role is a perfect opportunity for an individual looking to take the next step up in their accounting career. The Client Accountant will report to the Client Accounting Manager and will join our friendly and professional team of experts in Geneva to support a portfolio of varied clients. This individual will perform a variety of accounting activities:


  • Bookkeeping for Swiss and foreign client companies under adequate GAAP (all types, all usual GAAPs);
  • Consolidation of client group entities ;
  • Elaboration of periodic reporting and year-end closing including year-end adjustments for client companies ;
  • Elaboration of financial statements and associated notes ;
  • Preparation of simple tax returns and associated analysis;
  • Preparation of VAT returns and associated analysis;
  • Management of client relations for a portfolio of client entities ;
  • Management of Relationships with tax advisor, legal advisors, tax authorities and auditors ;
  • Accurate registration of time spent during working day;
  • Implement policies as set down in TMF’s procedures manual and accounting procedures;
  • Technical research on specific accounting and tax issues.


About you

Key Requirements:

  • Commercial CFC, Professional Maturity
  • HEC/HEG Graduated or Federal Brevet (Diploma) in Accounting
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in similar roles, preferably in international environment in business process outsourcing company
  • Good knowledge of Swiss regulations
  • Good knowledge in VAT
  • Knowledge of Wineur (GIT)
  • Experience with the time writing
  • Knowledge in Tax will be an asset
  • Knowledge in Payroll will be an asset
  • Fluent in German/Swiss-German (spoken and written)
  • Good knowledge in English & French (spoken and written)
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team
  • Strong client focus, excellent service delivery
  • Reliable and discreet personality with a highly flexible approach


Working at TMF Group offers

Learning opportunities: you will work with highly experienced colleagues who are ready to share their knowledge, and will receive the opportunity to work on diverse and complex client requests. You will also be able to apply for and be supported for training.

Value-driven work environment: you can expect integrity and respect from all your colleagues and your leadership team.

Teamwork: an environment where we learn from our mistakes and work together to improve our processes continuously. A no-blame culture where teamwork is important, valued and lived daily.

Ambition: we are a growing company in which we constantly look for the next opportunity and where all ideas are welcome.


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Applications close: W. Europe Standard Time

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