Senior Accountant


Offered by:

Boston Consulting Group

Finance / Accounting


  • Responsible for month-end, quarterly and annual financial closure in accordance with OR and US GAAP
  • Optimize and digitalize various finance and accounting processes
  • Responsible for Swiss VAT and coordination of foreign VAT reimbursement
  • In charge of cash management and weekly forecasts
  • The management of fixed assets and annual inventory.
  • Ensure that local practices comply with BCG global policies and local requirements
  • Active participation and support of external and internal audit
  • Monthly review and update of local policies and process descriptions
  • Timely preparation and submission of statistics data
  • Backups for AP, IC, and third-party invoicing.
  • Support by implementation of new ERP system and other financial projects


  • Analytical and pragmatic problem-solving
  • Keeping work ethics and accountability high
  • Completing tasks with high degree of accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness
  • Staying on top of things and communicating improvement suggestions proactively
  • Ability to adapt to a new and dynamic environment
  • Interacting with internal and external stakeholders across functions and networks
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to details
  • Managing multiple stakeholders simultaneously
  • Working in a demanding, fast-paced, and frequently changing environment


  • Completed studies in Accounting or Finance (Uni, FH), CPA certificate is beneficial
  • Fluency in German and English is an absolute must-have
  • 5+ years or of relevant experience, preferably in professional services in an international company
  • Expertise in Swiss Statutory reporting and US GAAP requirements
  • Well-founded kledge of relevant business applications (e.g. MS Office, especially Excel, SAP, Business Objects, Oracle, Hyperion)
  • High level of integrity and discretion
  • Flexibility to work in an environment that has short-term shifts in priorities
  • Proactive personality with the willingness to take initiative and responsibility

 YOU'LL WORK WITHMembers of our finance team are responsible for preserving the intellectual capital, assets, and integrity of BCG. We make a decisive impact on the firm’s direction, performance, and risk-management models. Finance jobs include accounting and reporting, planning and analysis, tax and treasury, financial systems, payroll, and executive compensation. HOW TO APPLYIf you want to apply, please upload your complete application (CV, cover letter, relevant references, and certificates) in English or German at our BCG job portal: Please note that we do not accept any application documents via (e-)mail (including direct applications via Indeed, or similar platforms), only applications submitted on our job platform due to our data protection guidelines. Furthermore, we do currently not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this role. ABOUT USBoston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.EQUAL OPPORTUNITYBoston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.