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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our Accounting team at Männedorf, Zürich as


Senior Financial Accountant 80-100%


What you will do

In this challenging and important role you are responsible for maintaining the General Ledger. You will also ensure an efficient creditor and debtor management for all swiss companies.


Responsibilities will include

  • Maintaining the General Ledger of the assigned companies in SAP
  • Conducting all periodical closes (monthly, annual) according to IFRS
  • Analysis of the monthly close incl. variance analysis
  • Processing the accounts-payable and accounts-receivable accounting and ensuring an efficient creditor and debtor management
  • Preparing periodic VAT declarations (CH, DE, AT) and Intrastat reports
  • Working together with the treasury manager and cost center owners
  • Prepare year-end income tax return
  • Contact person for our internal and external auditors
  • Supporting the team in checking travel expenses and booking of vendor invoices.
  • Pro-active monitoring and controlling of outstanding invoices and critical accounts
  • Performing intercompany reconciliations
  • Reporting the financial results in our Group reporting system Cognos


What you bring along

  • Education in Finance and Accounting (Fachausweis in Finanz- und Rechnungswesen is beneficial)
  • Proven work experience in preparing financial closes and profound knowledge of SAP R3 (FI/CO) are must have requirements for this role
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Very good analytical skills / Accurate, detail and deadline-oriented
  • Very good team player with pro-active mindset
  • Previous Cognos and SAP BW experience is a plus


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location overlooking the lake of Zurich


Look no further and apply now!

We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.


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Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Trading AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH