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Group Accountant

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location-pin Zurich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
location-tag 190000FS

The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions partner. We provide more than 700,000 people with permanent and flexible employment every day. With more than 34,000 employees in 60 countries, we transform the world of work one job at a time. Our colleagues serve more than 100,000 organisations with the talent, HR services and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy.  As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that meets social needs while driving business innovation. Our culture of inclusivity, fairness and teamwork empowers individuals and organisations, fuels economies, and builds better societies. These values resonate with our employees, who voted us number 2 on the Great Place to Work® - World’s Best Workplaces 2017 list.  We make the future work for everyone.

The Adecco Group is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Adecco Group AG is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN). The group is powered by nine lead brands: Adecco, Modis, Badenoch & Clark, Spring Professional, Lee Hecht Harrison, Pontoon, Adia, General Assembly and YOSS.


Responsible for accounting and financial reporting for The Adecco Group and potentially other corporate companies located in Switzerland.

  • Preparation of accounting records and Financial Statements
  • Preparation of Annual statutory reporting
  • Ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and Controlling
  • Preparation of monthly US GAAP reporting
  • Liaison with external auditors
  • Responsible for other headquarter accounting tasks as needed
  • Assist/Participate in other Finance projects as needed
Travel availability
  • Occasional (up to 20%)

  • University Degree in Accounting / Finance (preferred)

Type of work experience

  • At least 2 - 3 years of experience in a big 4 company or in a multinational company

Other requirements
  • Proven knowledge of International GAAP and Swiss GAAP
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong management skills and able to work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Business fluent English, German would be an advantage 

This job advert is posted by Adecco Group AG with registered address at Bellerivestrasse 30, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland.


What it means to be part of the Adecco Group.

For over 50 years, we’ve helped connect thousands of people from all different backgrounds and cultures with employment opportunities across the world. We provide leading HR services and solutions, powering the world of work that not only gives our clients a more personalised experience, but also gives our colleagues a sense of purpose and value in the work they do with us. Being a part of our international group means being part of a community that drives each other to be their best. You’ll do work that challenges the lives of our clients. You’ll be a part of a spirited and professional network of people who believe in what we’re doing. And, you’ll believe in it too.

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