UBS Financial Services Financial Accounting and Reporting Specialist in Zürich, Switzerland

Your role:

Are you a motivated self-starter? Do you have the know-how for analyzing financial information? We’re looking for someone like that to help us:

– plan and coordinate our external reporting process, prioritize and manage the team's deliverables and support the team lead in interactions with senior stakeholders at UBS and external supervisory bodies,

– design and implement disclosures complying with financial reporting and regulatory requirements as well as to refresh our annual reporting concept

– draft disclosures or thoroughly review disclosure drafts submitted by our stakeholders for inclusion in our external quarterly and annual reports, ensuring compliance with our disclosure and presentation, and

– mediate in / resolve any cases of conflicting stakeholder interests and priorities

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Fitting in at UBS means being passionate and motivated about what you do. If you like collaborating, are used to challenging others and being challenged in return, then you have the right attitude to thrive in our environment. Want to become part of our team? Apply now.

Contact Details:

UBS Recruiting Switzerland

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in the Group External Reporting team within Group Accounting in Zurich. Our team prepares and analyzes underlying information in UBS's financial statements and regulatory reporting, ensuring compliance with IFRS and other relevant requirements as well as applicable banking regulations. We aim to achieve best–in-class external financial and regulatory reporting.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

– a university degree with proven experience in dealing with various reporting requirements and operating in a financial services environment (accounting qualification / designation is a benefit)

– working experience in a financial reporting, regulatory reporting or related accounting policy capacity, ideally at a bank, or you have gained similar experience through working for an audit/consulting company

  • strong understanding of IFRS and Swiss GAAP (Swiss Federal banking law) and experience with and relevant Basel III regulations or have gained similar experience through working for an audit company (experience in treasury or risk management is an advantage)

– excellent process coordination, planning, organization and communication skills, both oral and written

– the ability to express opinions clearly, firmly and credibly, but also sympathetically when required

– excellent analytical skills and project management experience

– a strong control and governance mentality

– strong organizational skills including multi-tasking, prioritization and the ability to maintain your equilibrium under pressure

You are:

– methodical, concise and accurate, paying strong attention to detail

– able to apply technical understanding to practical problems

– proficient and fluent in English, German proficiency is a benefit

– an effective team player, with professional and positive attitude

– sensitive to our multi-cultural organization and sufficiently flexible to work effectively with people across multiple locations

Job Reference #: 142783BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Financial Accounting and Reporting Specialist

City: Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland

Function Category: Finance