Job description

Audit Manager - German speaking

Location: Zürich, Switzerland, Europe (Non EU)

Salary: £Competitive

Posted: 02 December 2018

Working hours: Full Time

Close date: 02 January 2019

Employer: Change

Our client is a global accountancy firm in Switzerland and due to expansion of the Non-Financial Services practice currently looking to recruit Audit Managers. You will work with a world-class team on challenging national and international projects. This role will take your career to the next level in a reputable and dynamic European market, where you can unlock your potential.

About the location:
Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned. Zürich and Geneva have each been ranked among the top cities in the world in terms of quality of life, with the former ranked second globally, according to Mercer.

Your Role:
Coordinating of on-site field work including planning, day to day control, interacting with key client staff and respecting deadlines for assignments
Assigning a team that will provide an exceptional service to and meet the clients’ expectations
Ensuring that your engagements are executed in accordance with the firm’s methodologies and guidance
Secure and enhance relationships with senior client management
Liaise with other services lines and other audit managers
Ensure completion of engagement within agreed timescales and budgets

Must haves:
University Degree in Accounting or equivalent
5 - 7 years professional experience in External Audit, ideally from a Big4 or Top10 firm
Professional qualification (ACCA, WP, ACA, CPA, ) successfully completed
Outstanding communication skills and the ability to lead/mentor junior team members
Fluent level of English and good command of German

Our client offers:
Attractive salary and benefits package
High standard professional training
International environment full of challenges
Development programs for Managers