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Accountant, 50%

Place of work: Ecublens, Switzerland

Your profile

We are looking for a qualified accountant to join our team in Ecublens. Your main task will be to keep the general and cost accounts for bNovate and its affiliated companies. To this end, you will be responsible for the following tasks: entering accounting data into the ERP system, entering and monitoring supplier and debtor invoices, keeping cash accounts and reconciling them with the accounts, controlling and accounting for credit card expenditure.

Your tasks will gradually evolve to include preparing financial reports and company accounts. You will work closely with the CFO as well as with the production, development and sales teams.


Your responsibilities

  • Record accounting transactions in the books of account;

  • draw up monthly profit and loss accounts and balance sheets and forward them to the Finance Director;

  • monitoring customer and supplier invoices;

  • monitoring cash flow;

  • closing the accounts of the company and its subsidiaries;

  • managing expense accounts and credit card expenditure;

  • tax and other financial obligations;

  • deducting VAT;

  • preparing the annual closing of accounts and assisting with the audit;

  • participating, with the CFO, in the preparation of budgets and variance analyses for the company;

  • Support the CFO in setting up management control dashboards;

  • keep the accounting modules of our ERP system up to date.

Your profile

  • At least 3 years' experience in an accounting department in Switzerland;

  • Ideally in an international/multi-site company;

  • Excellent command of the usual IT tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and modern cloud tools (Google Suite, online ERP, etc.);

  • Minimum qualifications/level of education: CFC in business administration ideally supplemented by a Federal Certificate in Finance and Accounting (or in progress);

  • Ability to be rigorous, precise, analytical and able to summarise;

  • Good interpersonal skills (as you will be interacting with various employees and customers);

  • Stress management;

  • Ability to work independently: keen sense of organisation, ability to structure your thoughts, initiative;

  • Great attention to detail;

  • High level of confidentiality;

  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written);

  • Valid Swiss work permit.

What we offer

  • Very interesting, stimulating and varied work in a dynamic, friendly and enthusiastic team at the cutting edge of progress

  • Excellent working conditions and a high degree of autonomy

  • An innovative, high-potential environment in a field of public interest

About us

bNovate is a fast-growing, innovative biotechnology company. Our BactoSense™ products offer, automatic, real-time monitoring of bacterial concentration in drinking water, mineral water and water for pharmaceutical use. Our ambition is to improve the safety and microbiological quality of water by setting the new standard in the global water industry.


So don't hesitate to submit your online application (CV, covering letter and work certificates) to Only complete applications, submitted online in PDF format and matching the profile will be processed. Word documents are not accepted for security reasons. 

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