Local Finance Manager

Business Enablement - Basel

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About Arcondis

Arcondis is a global consulting company with an exclusive focus on the healthcare and life science industries, with their particularly demanding requirements on quality and regulatory aspects. We have been managing challenges and solving problems for our clients in the areas of compliance, business processes,

information technology, and digital transformation since 2001. We create value through cross-functional, sophisticated delivery methodologies and intelligent implementation. Our clients love to work with us because of our unique skillsets, our pragmatic approach, and our will to win.

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Tasks and responsibilities

The Local Finance Manager coordinates and oversees financial accounting operations for the local entity in compliance with both local and global GAAP and policies, ensuring adherence to agreed-upon timelines and procedures:

- Execute Actual Financial Accounting per local and global GAAP.

  • Implement Liquidity Management practices for the local entity.

  • Establish and manage Management Accounting and Reporting in line with local and global GAAP and policies, while meeting designated deadlines.

  • Maintain and update master data for cost centers and projects, including standard cost calculations in various currencies.

  • Ensure adequate qualification and training for local Finance staff.

  • Provide the Managing Director with the required financial reports and advice.

  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of tax statements to local authorities.

  • Implement Global Function's Accounting guidelines (e.g., common chart of accounts, global booking instructions, naming conventions).

  • Contribute to projects directed by the Global Organization (e.g., SSC projects).

  • Represent the Local Entity within the Finance Leadership Team.

  • Act as the main point of contact for External Auditors, Tax Auditors, local banks, and other financial institutions.

  • Spearhead initiatives to enhance efficiency within the local Finance Department.

  • Support Local Talent Development for Finance Professionals.

  • Define IT system requirements for the selection of an appropriate Local Accounting System if Abacus lacks necessary functionalities.


Your profile

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, Controlling or related field.

  • 3 years + years of experience in leading Finance/Controlling team, preferred in international environment.

  • Strong accounting and controlling knowledge, experience with internal auditing is a plus.

  • Team player mindset with flexible, resilient, and independent way of working.

  • Fluent written and spoken level in German and English.

  • MS-Office Professional User (Excel) is a must.

  • Knowledge in Abacus / Qlik.

Why Arcondis

Arcondis will provide you with a highly professional environment embedded in a transparent and people-oriented culture that allows you to make a sustainable impact and to realize your potential. We offer you:

  • An opportunity to shape the future of healthcare by spearheading transformative deals.

  • A collaborative and innovative work environment, where your ideas are valued, and your contributions make a significant impact.

  • Flexible working environment, enabling work-life balance.

  • Attractive compensation package, inclusive of performance-based incentives that reward exceptional achievements.

  • Professional growth and development opportunities.

If you are ready to join our exciting growth journey and possess the skills and attributes we are looking for, we encourage you to apply for this critical role. Your financial expertise will be instrumental in propelling Arcondis to new heights in the life sciences consulting field.

Arcondis is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


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