Job title: Operational Controller
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Zurich Region, Switzerland
  • Chemicals
  • Accounting & Finance
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 04-01-2019
Job ID: 32133
Contact name: Etienne van Wyk, Lee Quennell
Phone number: 00447508340182
Contact email:,

Job Description

Are you an experienced Financial Controller who enjoys working closely with the business and bridging the gap with manufacturing operations?

Do you enjoy working on interesting projects in a real all-round finance and controlling role with aspects of Accounting?

This Operational Controller role could be the right one for you!


We are working exclusively with an international company north of Zurich to help them expand their Finance team at their HQ.


The Opportunity:

Using your controlling experience, you will have full responsibility of the finance & controlling function for 2 subsidiaries outside of Switzerland and working closely with the CFO & European Controller whilst managing 2 Site Controllers

You will be able to use you knowledge of Contract Manufacturing Organisations to assist in a recent merger

Get hands on with mostly Management reporting but also some Accounting (IFRS), tax, audit and treasury – providing a real all-round role and an opportunity to bulk up the CV 

Work with stakeholders from all over the business and various regions like Marketing, Sales, Procurement in France, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland

Full scope responsibility for the entire product range


About you:

Whilst you will enjoy and be experienced with FP&A, Budgeting etc. you should also have solid accounting knowledge (tax, GL, Treasury, IFRS)

You will have some demonstrated experience working within a manufacturing/production environment

Fluent English and French are a must

With your experience working closely with several business partners you will have the ability to present to executive level stakeholders as well as collaborating with more junior team members