The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the Finance team in Basel we are currently recruiting for an

As the Financial Accountant you will be responsible for the financial accounting of one or more Jet Aviation entities in the Shared Services Accounting team within the Finance department. You will perform your tasks in line with the organization’s vision and strategy.
You will be collaborating closely with other Finance departments to ensure that accounting is aligned and executed effectively

Main responsibilities:
  • Perform general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements, such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements and VAT declarations

  • Prepare, record, analyze and report accounting and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles

  • Ensure that transaction entry verification procedures are followed

  • Support all kind of internal and external audits as well as other departmental tasks as deemed necessary

  • Conduct or assist in the documentation of accounting projects

  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders relating to all aspects of the work

  • Represent Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies and the General Dynamics network

Minimum Qualification/Experience:
  • Commercial accounting education

  • Good knowledge of French GAAP; US GAAP and Swiss GAAP is beneficial

  • In depth understanding of accounting and reporting processes and procedures

  • Minimum 2 - 5 years of work experience in similar position in an international company

  • Fluent in English and French (oral and written); German language skills are an advantage

  • Good knowledge MS Office (Excel, Word) and SAP

Desired Characteristics:

  • Results driven – able to execute with high personal accountability

  • Customer focused

  • High business and financial acumen

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Strong personal values corresponding with Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Finance Department
Human Resources