• Location: Valais
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Other
  • Salary CHF 90,000 - CHF 110,000 Per Year
  • ID 3837

Silver Swan is currently looking for an experienced Accountant to join an established family office based in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. The Accountant role will be a mix of financial management, banking, and treasury, as well as working with local experts on reporting and preparing management accounts. The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant (Ideally 5 years post – qualification) and will also assist in the undertaking of transforming our client's financial technology solutions – helping to automate certain processes. Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different tasks is a crucial part of this role.

Please Note: Candidates must have a legal right to live and work in Switzerland or have the ability to obtain a work permit.
Unfortunately, if you do not have a legal right to live and work in Switzerland or have the ability to obtain a work-permit, your application will not be considered.

  • Provide bookkeeping and accountancy support to the Controller and CFO.
  • Complete core Accounting tasks including reconciliations, period-end journals, inter-company, cash flow forecasting and preparation of financial statements.
  • Reporting, including preparation of management accounts.
  • Reviewing the performance of various investments, highlighting the areas that may require attention. 
  • Assisting with other projects undertaken by the team and the office, including transforming it's technology solutions
  • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different tasks – the nature of working for a family office.

Ideal Candidate: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or any other related field
  • 5-years experience post-qualification
  • Knowledge of international accounting standards and regulations
  • Sage 300 ERB
  • Proficiency in Business Central / Dynamics 365 or equivalent
  • The desire to work in a multifaceted role with both strategic planning and day-to-day tasks as responsibilities
  • Experience in Private Equity, Hedge Fund or Investment Management would be advantageous.


  • €90,000 – €110,000
  • Bonus
  • Housing Contribution
  • Bonus
  • Location: Valais Switzerland
Job Status: LIVE
Responsible consultant: Chris White


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