Head of Accounting 60 - 100%

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The Leister Group is a global leader in Swiss technology has its headquarters in Central Switzerland. Under the brand names Leister and Weldy, Leister Technologies AG, a part of the Leister Group, develops and manufactures products for processing plastics and generating industrial heat. Axetris AG, which also belongs to the Leister Group, is a market leader in micro-optics and gas sensor technology. The brands of the Leister Group are convincing globally through quality, reliable partnership, and high customer benefit. More than 900 employees in 8 countries and 130 sales partners ensure local presence around the world. Improving people's quality of life is the goal of the Leister Group – with innovative products, services, and new technologies. For more than 70 years.

Head of Accounting 60 - 100%

For our Finance & Controlling department we are looking for a committed and resilient personality with several years of qualified experience in accounting in an industrial production environment.


Your Tasks

  • Technical and personnel management of the Shared Service Center Accounting team, which manages the accounting of the 6 companies of the Leister Group in Switzerland (6 employees)
  • Responsible for the management of the financial accounting, including budgeting and reporting of the Swiss companies
  • Ensure mutual deputization as well as efficient handling of the team's workload
  • Independently maintain the general ledger and monitor the sub-ledgers of the assigned accounting department, i.e. Axetris AG as well as Leister AG (individual financial statements, monthly reporting to the group, divisional accounting, cost center and project reporting)
  • Business Partnering with the Managing Director Axetris AG: support in the preparation of budgets and business plans


Your Profile

  • Proven expert in your field (in a managerial position would be an advantage)
  • Solid theoretical education (FA or expert in accounting and controlling)
  • Sound knowledge in the use of SAP is an advantage
  • Experience with the preparation of financial reports and presentation of results
  • Excellent communication skills and team player with independent, reliable and service-oriented working style and a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Stylish German and good English skills are an advantage


What to Expect

  • Exciting job in a market-leading, international company
  • Versatile tasks in an innovative and dynamic technology environment
  • Annual working hours, flexible working hours and possibility of home office
  • Detailed and professional introduction for an optimal start
  • Attractive further training opportunities


Michael Sigrist is looking forward to receiving your complete application documents.