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Location: Hergiswil, Nidwald, Switzerland 
Job ID: 49621 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernize the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Global Accounting Specialist (m/w) 80 - 100 %


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

In this role you have the opportunity to play a leading role in the preparation of accurate and IFRS compliant external financial reporting where you are a key contact for assessing complex IFRS accounting and reporting topics globally and where you provide expertise to the interpretation and application of IFRS standards. In this interesting and challenging position, your tasks include:


  • Assess and resolve complex accounting topics, and prepare key accounting position memorandums
  • Act as internal IFRS expert and advise CFO/Finance Managers globally
  • Review and assess the application of new or revised IFRS standards, develop new Group Accounting policies, and drive its worldwide implementation
  • Ensure accurate and IFRS compliant external financial reporting
  • Support Global M&A Finance (WACC calculations, purchase price allocations, reporting)
  • Prepare and present internal accounting trainings for finance managers
  • Lead/be part of special projects worldwide


You will be a member of our Global Accounting & Reporting Team located at the Group Headquarters in Hergiswil and work closely with other Corporate Finance functions and Finance Managers worldwide.


This position offers you the opportunity to develop yourself in the international environment of the Schindler Group.


We Elevate... Your Best Self


You are a self-confident and achievement oriented personality with strong analytical thinking. Furthermore, you possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • University degree in business administration or finance
  • Strong expertise in IFRS, e.g. as Chair Assistant at an University Accounting Institute, IFRS consultant or external auditor (recently qualified Certified Public Accountant)
  • Solid experience in external audit or accounting and reporting experience gained in an international environment
  • Strong project management, analytical and communication skills
  • Fluency in both spoken and written in English and German

We Elevate... You


Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organization where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application. For questions please don't hesitate to contact Christian Gerber, (+41) 414453122




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