In an environment of ever increasing globalization we provide professional services in 80+ countries to help our clients operate across borders. Whether entering a new market or driving in country growth we ensure they stay focused on their core business, taking the stress away from their accounting, legal and HR responsibilities.
We are embarking on an ambitious growth plan which will be achieved through strong organic growth, the entrance to new markets and completion of acquisitions. This provides a truly dynamic work environment to build a successful career and see a tangible impact from the work that you complete.
Junior Assistant Accounting Officer
About the role
This position plays a key role in the Capital Markets Services team. Reporting to the (Senior) Accounting officer, we are looking for a finance/legal specialist who can assist the Senior Accounting Officers with managing a large and complex portfolio of corporate client structures.
Working with excel based reports, reporting software and related administrative tasks
Preparing correspondence (i.e. emails, faxes and letters) for clients, advisors and third parties
Preparing minutes of meetings of the board of directors and of meetings of the shareholders for client companies
Preparing account opening forms and bank transfer orders for client companies, and arranging for follow up with the bank
Preparing and amending documents (e.g. agreements, powers of attorney, periodical reports and certificates) for client companies
Arranging for proper and timely sending of correspondence by email, fax, mail and/or courier
Handling telephone calls with clients, advisors and third parties and taking messages where appropriate
Co-ordinating client services with colleagues (from other departments and offices), advisors and third parties
Co-ordinating and arranging for the completion and keeping up to date of KYC-information
Filing and archiving of documents and information in appropriate files and software
Accurate registration of time spent during working day
Co-operating with the issuing of invoices
Co-operating with the obtaining of payment from debtors
Updating and maintaining our storing system (View Point) to include all information on client companies (e.g. status shareholders meeting and contact details); to be further determined in co-operation with the (Senior) Accounting Officer;
Maintaining Viewpoint on an on-going basis
Ideally a Swiss university degree (law or finance) with previous experience similar position gained in a corporate client services environment.
Strong written communication skills with proven ability in the use of English and German
Detail-oriented, analytical, flexible, and able to adjust to changing work demands.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.