Assistant Operations Controller

Murten, Switzerland
Date published: 27-Jun-2018

Johnson Electric Group is the definite leader in micromotors, motion subsystems and actuators for automotive and industrial applications. Our motion solutions adjust car seats and headlamps, run the vacuum
cleaners and power drills as well as 300 other applications worldwide. We are the safe choice for our clients.

We are looking for a reliable Assistant Controller to assist in preparing statements that follow all regulatory and accounting guidelines under the supervision of a controller. You will be responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up control systems. An effective assistant controller has a good knowledge of accounting principles. You must be organized professionals with a great eye for detail. You must be reliable and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively. The goal is to contribute to keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and ensure accurate financial reporting and control. You will report to a operations controller. 


Assistant Operations Controller (w/m)

Your Responsibilities 

  • Support most aspects of accounting management (billing, tax forms, reporting etc.)
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
  • Manage journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
  • Participate in preparation for the annual audit
  • Help in the development of reports for management or regulatory bodies
  • Utilize accounting IT system to facilitate processes and maintain records
Your Profile 

  • Proven experience as an assistant controller or other similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software (e.g. SAP)
  • Well-organized with the ability to prioritize
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • Professional certification is a plus
  • Fluency in English and French, German is an asset
What we offer

  • Opportunity to create and develop/shape the future of Operation within Johnson Electric
  • An exciting and very dynamic work environment within a motivated team
  • Great appreciation of entrepreneurial and out-of-the-box thinking
  • A truly international and multicultural work context

Information for Recruitment Agencies:

Johnson Electric, as well as all related entities (in the following Johnson Electric), do not accept any candidate submission from unsolicited third parties. Candidates presented by unsolicited third parties (such as recruitment agencies, headhunters etc.), will not be entered into the recruitment process and will not be considered further. Further on, no contractual relationship will result out of such a submission between Johnson Electric and a third party. Johnson Electric is not obligated nor willing to pay any fee to third parties submitting candidates in this manner.

 

Data Processing:

Johnson Electric Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing equal access to employment opportunities to all prospective employees within the recruitment process. The Group complies with and supports all national and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination. Please note that the Group is supported by Serendi for Talent Acquisition Services. As their Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider Serendi is exclusively in charge of the above-mentioned position. Your data is handled according to the compliance guidelines of the Group. Please see the Recruitment Data Privacy Statement for more information. If you have any questions your recruiter will be happy to help. www.serendi.com.
Organization Structure
Johnson Electric is one of the world's largest providers of motors, solenoids, micro-switches, flexible printed circuits and control systems. With an annual production capacity of over one billion units, we deliver products and services to the most exacting standards of performance, quality and reliability.

The Group has the following operating divisions aligned with the broad markets they serve:

  • Automotive Products Group (APG)
  • Industry Products Group (IPG)
  • Components and Services (C&S)
Components and Services (C&S) Industry Products Group (IPG) Automotive Products Group (APG)
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  • To be the world’s definitive Provider of innovative and Reliable motion systems…

  • Johnson Electric has over 38,000 employees in 23 countries worldwide.

  • Design engineering centers are located in Hong Kong, China, Japan, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, UK and the USA.

  • We offer...

  • Johnson Electric offers its employees exceptional opportunities for personal development and rewarding careers.

  • To this end Johnson Electric Employees share in the success of the company.

  • Johnson Electric people set stretched goals for themselves to drive business growth and personal career fulfillment. We know from experience that bold thinking and bold action will bring about extraordinary results.

  • On any given day, and wherever you may be, there’s probably a Johnson Electric motion solution right where you are – our motion solutions are in more than 300 applications globally.

    • 2 out of 5 cars have features powered by many products from Johnson Electric.
    • 1 out of 3 digital cameras incorporates a motion subsystem by Johnson Electric.
    • 2 out of 5 hairdryers run on a Johnson Electric motor
    • 4 out of 5 inkjet printers have a Johnson Electric motion system
    • 2 out of 5 vacum cleaners run on a Johnson Electric motor
    • 1 out of 4 coffee grinders is powerd by Johnson Electric
    • 1 out of 4 drills runs on a Johnson Electric motor
    • 1 out of 4 garden tools is powered by a Johnson Electric motor

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