Helsinn is a privately owned pharmaceutical group with an extensive portfolio of marketed cancer care products and a robust drug development pipeline. Since 1976, Helsinn has been improving the everyday lives of patients, guided by core family values of respect, integrity and quality. The Group works across pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and nutritional supplements and has expertise in research, development, manufacture and the commercialization of therapeutic and supportive care products for cancer, pain and inflammation and gastroenterology.

In 2016, Helsinn created the Helsinn Investment Fund to support early-stage investment opportunities in areas of unmet patient need. The company is headquartered in Lugano, Switzerland, with operating subsidiaries in Switzerland, Ireland, the U.S., Monaco, and China, as well as a product presence in approximately 190 countries globally.

For our Administration & Finance Division in Lugano we are looking for a:

Financial Reporting and Analysis Accountant

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of budgets and supports divisions in the collection of information
  • Preparation of internal reporting packages and KPI
  • Assist Annual closing processes
  • Support and assist external auditors’ review and annual audit processes
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure and support functionality of the IT tools
  • Assist with preparation and analytics of the consolidated financial statements
  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with Swiss accounting principles (CO) and management reporting guidelines
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies, Internal Control System and procedures
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as needed

The successful candidate has the following qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the same/equivalent role within an international company
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or Diploma in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience using international accounting principles (IFRS GAAP), (CO) and fast Accounting close procedures
  • Strong and solid technical accounting skills and knowledge
  • Experience using an ERP accounting system (preferably Oracle Enterprise one) and advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management is required
  • English: fluent
  • Presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Team oriented mindset
  • Knowledge in software “Tableau” (or equivalent) is a plus
  • Experience in small projects implementation related to IT

Helsinn Healthcare SA is offering attractive conditions, a pleasant working environment in a highly motivated team and a long-term perspective.

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