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Experienced Accountant ENG/F

SJA Avocats SA
Genève (Ville de Genève)
Date de publication


In a context of a dynamic Family Office based in Geneva, we are currently recruiting an accountant with confirmed experience, in order to reinforce our accounting and administration team in Geneva. Our Family Office is a human-size entity providing a wide range of services.

Experienced Accountant ENG/F

Fixed employment

Starting date: immediately


Ensure that all accounting data is booked and processed in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with internal policy, prepare monthly financial statements, reporting and provide top-quality assistance and support to all internal request.


Profile minimum requested:

·     Minimum 4-5 years of experience accounts environment, swiss fiduciary or Family Office experience.

·       Finance diploma or other relevant education with a specialisation in accounting could be and asset

·    Computer literate. Good knowledge of excel (pivot table, formulas, Vlookups…) is essential; experience with accounting different software highly desirable.

·       Knowledge of Pebe accounting software or Allocare financial sofware is a real asset

·       Fluent english and french speaker.

·       Excellent organizational skills.

·       Accuracy and attention to details.

·       Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to changing environments.

·       Strong team spirit and resolution skills.

·       Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently when required.

·       Ideal Age 25-35

Key Accountabilities:

·     Ensure an accurate and efficient management of all daily, weekly and monthly tasks to ensure completion within the designated deadlines.

·    Control that all weekly and monthly payments in different currencies are accurately prepared in accordance with the internal rules

·     Process accounting records as per company and entities requirements to meet monthly reporting requirements. Ensure that various accounting reconciliations are completed as per requirements set and agreed.

·       Process expenses analysis timely and in accordance with internal request

·       Handle all correspondence and responsible of the accounting documentation files

·    Liaise on a monthly basis with our finance team, in reconciling cash flows and other financial data.

·       Periodically review trial balances across all entities and take the necessary corrective actions where necessary.

·       Reconcile intercompany statements.

·       Ensure that all month-end tasks are completed accurately and by the assigned deadlines.

·       Monthly calculate and prepare a loan report and reconcile with various entities

·      Ensure that the accounts payable, filing and archiving processes are completed in a timely manner.

·       Preparing journal entries and handle accounts reconciliation through financial statement preparation

·       Preparation of different financial statements and quaterly and annual reporting

·       Supporting the top management in other duties (reporting, ...)

·       Be capable and to understand and treat in terms of accounting various financial products

·   Booking of company’s transactions (third parties and invoices, prepaid, provisions, reclassifications, banks, credit cards, cash, amortization, revaluation, rent, etc…)

·     Balance sheet & Profit & Loss accounts reconciliations (banks, cash, accounts receivable, rent etc…)

·       Monthly intercompany reconciliations and related entries

·       Participate to the quarterly/annual closings activities within the team

·       Communication with stakeholders within the Family Office scope.

·       Back-up team members during absences and holiday periods.

·       Filing of all accounting documentation according to legal and internal requirements

·       Cost control analysis and reporting

·     Follow-up on costs in comparison to established budgets and participation in preparing them

·       Preparation of audit documents and support to external auditors during audit reviews

·       Prepare payroll and related documents for a swiss entity

·       Assist to update accounting policy and procedures


Personal Competences:

  • Integrity/Confidentiality
  • Organising / Planning
  • Precision
  • Priority setting / Time management
  • Action oriented / Problem solving
  • Drive for results
  • Analytical mind
  • Stress tolerance
  • Fast learning /Autonomy
  • Commitment /Conscientiousness