Finance Business Partner

Zurich, Switzerland
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our client is an international cosmetic group.

On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is looking for a hands-on and proactive Finance Business Partner to join their team in Zurich. You will be the sole responsible for the Finance department in Switzerland and support Management with various commercial and business related analysis.

Your mission

- Prepare budget and cash flow forecast in cooperation with all departments and the General Manager
- Ensure a continued & regular monitoring of budget status, its variations & updating information for the General Manager and department managers
- Prepare monthly reports with the related analysis of variations and trends
- Prepare and analyse profitability of customers by channel and by area
- Follow-up on Year End Bonus contracts, COOP, media plans, digital costs, Headcounts, investments, merchandising, new launches, free goods, etc.
- Prepare and attend Business Reviews
- Provide any operational analysis to the General Manager (commercial performance, operating issues, presentations to clients, etc.)
- Prepare analysis for contract negotiations
- Harmonization of Reporting following Corporate requirements (expenses reports, sales and P&L reporting, etc.)
- Steering and further development of all controlling tools and processes
- Transversal topics (returns, delivery differences, supply chain topics, etc.)
- Manage relationships with external stakeholders (auditors, tax authorities, lawyers, etc.)
- Participate in IT system related projects

Your background

- 5+ years of experience ideally in a similar function or at least in Controlling and/or Accounting
- University Degree in Finance or a related field
- Previous experience working in the retail or FMCG sector would be an advantage
- Hands-on attitude, solutions oriented with an entrepreneurial mind-set
- Commercially oriented with a Business Partner mindset
- Solid organisational and communication skills
- Fluency in Fluency in English and French with conversational German

What's on offer

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone hands-on, organised and flexible. You will join a dynamic team and take ownership of the Finance function whilst having a lot of exposure to the Management helping them steering the business.
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