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Senior Accountant

Chiquita Brands International
Vaud (La Côte)
Date de publication


Senior Accountant

  1. Establish, maintain, and coordinate the accounting records in compliance with statutory requirements in a timely manner with accuracy and integrity of the balances
  2. Prepare financial statements and monthly/quarterly closing reports as well as the annual financial reporting
  3. Establish, maintain, and coordinate effective accounting control procedures (SOX) including on-going assessments and testing of existing controls to ensure compliance with US rules
  4. Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and document business transactions
  5. Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy, completeness and integrity
  6. Identifies any potential accounting issues or problems and brings this to the attention of the team leader accountant
  7. Prepare and review revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents
  8. Resolve accounting discrepancies
  9. Recommend, develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems
  10. Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits
  11. Contribute ideas and recommendations which lead to process improvements

Other duties as assigned


  1. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. This is normally acquired through a combination of the completion of a Bachelor's Degree (or similar) in Accounting and three to five years of accounting experience
  2. Knowledge of finance and accounting principles including US-GAAP and/or IFRS.
  3. Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications - preferred JDE.
  4. Experience in consolidation of companies preferred
  5. Experience in working for a multinational company.
  6. Good communication skills in interacting with all levels of an organization.
  7. Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  8. English written and spoken required; Spanish would be a plus.