Senior Accounting Professional (100%)

Job description

Breitling stands apart with its watches unapologetically dedicated to authentic adventures, in the air, at sea or on land. We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our #FinanceSquad. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring fully accurate, compliant and timely bookkeeping and monthly reporting. You will drive implementation and continuous improvement of clear, structured and efficient accounting processes and related control including optimizing digitalization opportunities. You will be fully integrated in HQ #FinanceSquad while working closely with diffrent Breitling #Squads. This role is located in both Grenchen and Zurich offices. 


Main responsabilties: 

  • Responsible for bookkeeping and reporting for assigned companies
  • Perform general ledger and sub-ledger accounting
  • Perform monthly and annual closings
  • Checks and analysis
  • In charge of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Preparation for and responding to external audit requirements
  • Active contribution to financial planning process
  • Technically advising accountants


Job requirements


  • You have at least 10 years of experiencein accounting (ideally in the watch or in another manufacturing industry)
  • Your English and German level is a professional fluency (both in writing and speaking), knowledge of French language is a great plus
  • You have obtained Bachelor or Master Degree in accounting or finance 
  • Being a Certified Swiss Accountant (eidg. Dipl. Buchhalter) is a plus 
  • You are experienced with consistently maintaining structured and efficient accounting processes and related controls
  • You have deep expertise in monthly and annual closing and reporting
  • Experience in digitalization of accounting processes is an asset
  • You have excellent SAP FICO knowledge, you have good MM and SD knowledge 
  • You have good knowledge of Swiss Code of Obligation accounting rules
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (advanced level of Excel is desired)

At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Doer and result-driven
  • Innovative thinker
  • Explorer and experimental
  • Ethical and inclusive way of collaboration
  • Understanding aesthetics