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Accounting Supervisor

Requisition ID:  37983
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Fribourg (2200)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1701

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

As “Accounting Supervisor” you will be accountable for the oversight of the General Accounting area. Manage the daily operations and make sure that Meggitt SA is compliant with the local requirements and the Group policies. Moreover, you will supervise a team of 2 two peoples supporting Account Payables and Receivables, Credit Control, General Accounting and ensure the deliverables of services by the Financial Shared Service Center.

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Lead monthly/quarterly/yearly closing processes followed by reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts liaise with FSSC on day-to-day activities (GL, AP, AR)
  • Ensure timely and complete financial statements and manage preparation of Meggitt SA statutory accounts
  • Preparation of the income tax return
  • Supervision of A/P activities to ensure timely payments of suppliers
  • Exception payments and weekly DTA approvals
  • Supervision of credit control activities and optimize cash in bank depending on business needs
  • Coordination with FSSC and local sales teams to improve cash collection and resolution of customers queries
  • Accurately reports the financial results of the Business’ operations in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards and local Swiss requirements
  • Lead internal and external financial and tax audits
  • Prepare the budget and revised forecasts for the balance sheet items and Free Cash Flow
  • Provide analysis on variances to budget and forecast for balance sheet and Free Cash Flow
  • Continuous improvement on accounting process and FCF reporting and analysis, in order to focus on value added activities
  • Manage staff selection, performance evaluation and development to ensure the right competencies to reach the objectives
Job Specifications
  • Accounting Brevet or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge in SAP & Excel
  • Fluent in French & English
  • Detailed person, business oriented & team player
  • Business oriented


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