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Scout24 Switzerland and TX Markets have merged. We are now SMG - Swiss Marketplace Group.

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG is a pioneering network of online marketplaces and a leading European digital company that simplifies people's lives with groundbreaking products.

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG provides customers with the best tools to meet their life decision needs. The portfolio includes Real Estate (,,,,, Automotive (,, Car For You), General Marketplaces (,, and Finance and Insurance (

Become a part of SMG, one of the most exciting and largest digital companies in Switzerland and support us as a

Director Accounting f|m|d

In this role you are responsible for 3 teams:
  • Consol, General Ledger, Tay, Audit
  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
  • Payroll, Time Management
Your Profile:

  • Leading and developing the accounting function and teams for SM Group, end to end
  • Ensure the integrity of all financial information in accordance with accounting principles (IFRS and local)
  • Developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures
  • Financial consolidation
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating the year-end close process with internal and external auditors
  • In charge of overall tax compliance
  • Work with ERP and FP&A teams on improving processes and systems
  • Improve and maintain company's internal control system
  • Hiring, training and retaining competent accounting managers and staff
  • Collaboration and responsibility for special projects/sub-projects (M&A, mergers, etc.)

Main Tasks 
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements according to the required standards (OR and IFRS) incl. consolidation and required audits
  • Regular monitoring of cash management and liquidity control
  • Ongoing and improvement of accounting processes incl. payroll accounting and ICS
  • Ensuring successful completion of the company's direct and indirect tax filings
  • Manage monthly payroll and operate time management process
  • Manage shareholder affairs from an accounting perspective
Your skills and experience:
  • Degree in business administration (University/FH/HF/NDS)
  • More than 10 years of experience in accounting
  • More than 5 years of people management experience (management of a larger Accounting department)
  • Solid experience in financial consolidation
  • Solid experience in the areas of IFRS and SWISS GAAP FER 
  • In-depth knowledge of Swiss Tax 
  • Experience with quoted, larger corporates
  • Certified public accountant 
  • Very good MS Office skills (especially Excel)
  • Experience with consolidation software 
  • Fluently in German and English
That's why you should apply:

You can expect a challenging task in a great environment and collegial cooperation
We stay agile with different and fast changing topics in a dynamic environment

+++Your place of work is in Zurich or Flamatt (near Berne)+++

We are looking forward to your application, even without a letter of motivation! One favour: we kindly ask you to mention your salary expectations and your next possible starting date.

Better together: In a colorful team
We are not all the same. And this is what makes us successful and strong.
We attach great importance to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion.
About us

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group is a digital pioneer that simplifies people's lives with groundbreaking products. We aim to meet the most demanding user needs with our marketplaces. We provide our customers with the best tools for them to be successful today and in the future. We are proud that our employees come from all over the world and from diverse backgrounds, and we actively encourage their development. Swissness, growth ambition, simplicity and digital innovation define our identity.
We are looking for digital talent to meet the highest expectations of our users and customers in Switzerland. We offer an environment in which you can make a big difference and your successes are celebrated. We look forward to hearing from you! For more information about the company go to

Claudia Menges
SMG Swiss Marketplace Group
Industriestrasse 44
CH-3175 Flamatt