UBS Financial Services Finance Specialist Optimus Foundation in Zürich, Switzerland

Your role:

Are you a numbers person keen on exploring the third digit after the comma? Are you independent and trustworthy to take over a broad range of tasks? Are you a well-organized multi-tasker who is confident in dealing with various deliverables? Do you know how to make sure things run smoothly? We’re looking for someone who takes over the finance responsibilities for the UBS Optimus Foundation in Switzerland (UBSOF CH).

The diverse range of responsibilities includes:

– Monthly closure of UBSOF CH’s accounts

– Preparation of annual accounts for UBSOF CH, as well as the consolidated financial statement for the Network

– Establishing annual accounts for UBSOF CH, as well as consolidated financial statement of UBSOF Network’s entities

– Develop cost budget, process and monitor expenses

– Prepare monthly journal entries and reconcile accounts

– Payments to projects supported by UBSOF CH’s including liquidity planning

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.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Contact Details:

UBS HR 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 Operating Office of the UBS Optimus Foundation in Switzerland, an award-winning, expert grant-making foundation that helps UBS clients use their wealth to drive positive social change for children. The UBS Optimus Foundation Switzerland is heading the UBS Optimus Network including, a branch in Hong Kong, a representative office in China, sister foundations in UK and Germany as well as a donation platform in the US. The Network generated total income of around CHF 65m in 2017.

The Operating Office plays a pivotal role in the smooth-running of the UBSOF Network. With a broad remit to cover all governance, financial, risk and internal communications aspects of the business, the Operating Office also provides oversight and co-ordination of product development and management.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

– A degree or further education in accounting;

– At least 3 years of experience in a role with a focus on accounting or controlling, preferably in UBS.

You are:

– Having a strong affinity for numbers

– Keen to gain experience in the foundation industry

– A quick-learner who can work with considerable autonomy, while recognizing when to escalate

– Striving for excellence in everything you do

– Analytical with a strong proficiency in MS Office, in particular Excel

– Detailed-oriented and well-organized

– Flexible and happy to work as part of a small but busy team picking up and juggling a wide range of activities

– Fluent in English, German would be an asset

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 173157BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Finance Specialist Optimus Foundation

City: Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Business management, administration and support, Finance