Senior General Ledger Accountant

February 14, 2024

Senior General Ledger Accountant

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Our client is a privately-held financial institution and has been a thought leader and solutions provider for over 200 years. They serve the most sophisticated individuals and institutions with award-winning expertise in Investment Management, Private Banking, and Investor Services. over 5,000 colleagues operate from 17 cities throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

 

Our client believes no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. They value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges.

 

Join our client as a Senior Accountant in Accounting and Financial Reporting Department (Alternative Investments)

In this role you will be working closely with Supervisor and Team Leader, Senior Accountant will assist in booking of General Ledger transactions and preparation of financial reporting. Senior Accountant will be also responsible for reviewing of work performed by less Junior Accountants and providing them with feedback.

 

Some of your key responsibilities include:  

  • Full general ledger accounting.
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financial reporting.
  • Independent review of work prepared by Junior Accountants providing them with feedback.
  • Developing and maintaining strong familiarity with accounting standards (i.e. IFRS / US GAAP).
  • Ensuring adherence to all established procedures, best practices and internal controls.

What we value:

  • Understanding of accounting practices and standards.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in full general ledger accounting or group accounting, or audit background.
  • Primary degree in a finance or accounting related discipline, and/or equivalent work experience is an asset.
  • Computer literate with strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Fluency in English essential and knowledge of German and/or French as an additional asset.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Highly organized, detail orientated and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work with a limited direct supervision, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

What we offer:

  • A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can.
  • Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself without leaving the firm.
  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective.
  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind.
  • Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage.
  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this job, please contact Katarzyna Wojtala at katarzyna@cfwrecruitment.com

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