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Head of Statutory Accounting, Zug Switzerland 

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2016-130 in the subject line when emailing resume to: careers@crisprtx.com.

For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.

Position Summary

The Head of Statutory Accounting is the most senior finance professional in the Switzerland parent organization and will be responsible for financial and business support encompassing strategic and tax planning, budgeting and forecasting. The Head of Statutory Accounting coordinates all finance functions for Switzerland, including accounting, financial reporting and analysis activities as well as ensuring management of controls and processes. The Head of Statutory Accounting ensures that financial statements are accurate, complete and in accordance with country requirements. The Head of Statutory Accounting will also act as a very close business partner to the US and UK Finance and Accounting teams.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the month-end accounting close for the Switzerland parent, including processing of journal entries in the current MasterFinanz software package and preparation of Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Prepares statements of monthly financial data in compliance with local statutory requirements including income statement and balance sheets. Provides analysis of financial results compared to monthly plans
  • Responsible for Switzerland payroll and filing all relevant local and social security documents
  • Responsible for coordinating all internal and external statutory and legal reporting and filings required for a public company including equity compensation
  • Coordinates all tax filings and oversees tax planning strategies for Switzerland
  • Responds to special financial requests and analysis, and communicates potential problem areas. Conduct financial reviews/analysis as requested
  • Liaises with the Vice President of Finance in establishing annual budgets and periodic forecasts for the Switzerland/UK subsidiaries
  • Accountable for establishing and maintaining an environment of proper procedures and policies to support strong internal control framework in adherence to Sarbanes Oxley
  • Lead the European ERP software implementation in collaboration with US Finance and Accounting team
  • Prepare all relevant documentation and coordinate annual and periodic external audits

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in financial accounting related roles including financial planning and analysis, and tax planning
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills, ability to deliver financial data in a user friendly and relevant manner
  • Ability to logically plan, organize and complete work assignments in individual and team settings
  • Strong preference for experience implementing ERP systems and Business Intelligence reporting software
  • Strong preference for experience working in a public environment

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2016-130 in the subject line when emailing resume to: careers@crisprtx.com.

For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.