Head of Financial Accounting Service (80-100%, all genders)

Are you passionate to connect financial accounting with project management and motivated to design best-in class solutions that offer an outstanding user experience for our worldwide community? Then apply and join us at SWISS!

Starting date: February 01, 2023 or upon agreement

You may apply in English or German.


  • Location


  • Employment level

    Direct entry

  • Function

    Controlling, Finance / Accounting / Taxes

  • Working time

    Full time

  • Salary

    Middle Management

  • Publishing date


  • Application deadline


The Head of Financial Accounting Services is a vital part of the SWISS Accounting management team and is responsible for steering and development of the global sub ledger processes and its systems

  • Member of the SWISS’ counterparty risk committee
  • Contact point for internal and external auditors
  • Continuous development of the area of responsibility and ongoing adjustments to regulatory and organizational changes
  • Monitor and control the worldwide purchase-to-pay & order-to-cash processes and associated general ledger accounts
  • Supervise and steer our business partners
  • Monitor, identify and mitigate worldwide financial risks
  • Design, develop and implement best-in class processes and solutions
  • Disciplinary and functionally responsible for a team of 5 accounting consultants and their professional development
  • Apply professional project - & process management methodologies
  • Collaborate closely with various functional departments, service providers and the Lufthansa Group Finance community
  • SAP FI Poweruser incl. business project lead for SAP S/4 pre-study

Viktoria Schwarz

Human Resources
Swiss International Air Lines AG

+41 44 564 22 66
E-mail address for inquiries

Attractive company pension scheme, Profit-sharing programme, Subsidized parking or public transport, Discounts on insurance, Company health management, 27 days of annual vacation, Nursery, Modern offices, Flight benefits, Remote working (e.g. from home), Flexible workhours and part-time working models, Diversity programmes, Paid maternity and paternity leave


Our common goal is to make each customer’s flight a true air travel experience. For this, we go the extra mile – always, in every step of the process, worldwide. Join the SWISS team to become part of our fascinating world, where a job turns into a lifetime adventure.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or an “HF” Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in business administration or similar
  • At least 5 years of experience in Accounting
  • Very good SAP FI experience as a power user / first experiences with SAP S/4 advantageous
  • Very good process and project management skills
  • First leadership experience or high affinity for leadership tasks advantageous
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set and ability to deal with complex subjects
  • Good communication and presentation skills across various management levels and Lufthansa group companies
  • Pro-active and solution-oriented work approach
  • Very good spoken and written German and English skills
About Swiss International Air Lines AG

It’s the little differences that make working at SWISS so appealing. The fact, for example, that we treat every detail with care, see quality in terms of hospitality and view nationality through an international lens. In a similar way, we see variety as richness, a job as an experience and SWISS as a world of inspiration. You, too, will be stimulated in our special working environment – one in which, wherever you are, you’ll always feel: Truly SWISS .... where people matter.