Staff Accountant

Job Type : (12 Months temporary contract)

Staff Accountant

Date : 07 May 2024
Location : Epalinges
Company : Ichnos Sciences Inc.

As a Staff Accountant at Ichnos/IGI you will be a key member of the Global finance team. You will work closely with the Accounting Supervisor and Head of Finance. You should be a detail-oriented individual looking to learn .


  • Responsible for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes including but not limited to processing of vendor invoices, maintaining vendor relationship, payment issuance, issuing customer invoices, collection and customer relations.
  • Responsible for recording various transactions in SAP byDesign.
  • Participate in monthly close process including preparation of depreciation and amortization entries, accrual entries, balance sheet account reconciliations and flux analysis.
  • Research and respond timely and accurately to business partner inquiries.
  • Prepare and follow up on quarterly VAT returns.
  • Responsible for transactions and maintenance related to corporate credit card and out-of-pocket expenses through Concur.
  • Business Partnership and Collaboration: The candidate must demonstrate an ability to build strong relationships with Finance and non-Finance business partners. The candidate should be proactive exhibiting strong communication with business partners and a willingness to maintain open and transparent communication across the organization.
  • Support the Accounting Supervisor and Head of VP with accounting and finance responsibilities including but not limited to documentation of processes, automation projects, annual audits, tax filings etc.
  • Ad hoc projects.


  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting or similar discipline.
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience performing accounting tasks including but not limited to processing invoices, creating customer invoices, journal entries, month-end close tasks and reconciliation.
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Well organized individual who understands the need for processes and controls.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and/US GAAP would be good but not required.
  • Ability to manage deadlines from multiple project streams.
  • Proficiency with ERP systems such as SAP byDesign preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 required.