Accounting Lead (80-100%)

Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
9 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

  • Your mission at Climeworks is to identify opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness enhancements and implement scalable accounting solutions to facilitate our international expansion.
  • You take ownership of the correct and timely accounting for our legal entities, ensuring compliance with Swiss GAAP FER and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Ensuring accurate and efficient cost allocation processes to optimize resource utilization and financial transparency.
  • Oversee accounts payables and accounts receivables activities where your legal entity is reflected and make decisions regarding their accurate accounting treatment.
  • Assume responsibility for the local statutory financial result and actively participate in the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closings, supporting the consolidation of your legal entity.
  • Ensure compliance with local financial regulations, standards, VAT, and tax requirements.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to align financial processes with organizational goals.
  • You are a self-starter who appreciates flat hierarchies and the opportunity to shape the development accounting as a key pillar of the finance function.
  • You want to challenge yourself in a high-growth environment and learn about an emerging industry dedicated to fighting global warming.
  • Proven track record of taking full legal entity responsibility for accounting matters.
  • A passion for identifying process inefficiencies and implementing solutions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to drive financial accuracy.
  • Collaborative mindset to work effectively with colleagues across different departments.
  • You have at least seven years of experience in accounting, preferably with several years as a Senior or General Ledger Accountant
  • Any accounting degree or qualification is a plus.
  • You are comfortable working in an international environment with daily interactions in English and German, with any other language being a plus.

What we offer: What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our career’s portal:

Our promise: At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment - we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!

Disclaimer: The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

Climeworks empowers people to fight climate change by permanently removing CO₂ from the air with direct air capture technology. We ...

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