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Accountant

Luzern, Switzerland

Company Description

EF is the world leader in international education. Our mission is to break down barriers in language, culture, and geography and so far we have helped over 15 million people learn a language, discover the world or earn an academic degree.

We have fifteen subsidiaries and non-profit organizations, schools and offices in over 50 countries and employs over 34,000 staff and teachers. In today’s increasingly complex and interdependent world our mission is more relevant than ever.

 

EF Cultural Travel, Ltd. is a Tour Operator, part of the Group EF Education First. EF Cultural Travel offers a true international work environment, a broad range of opportunities and fast paced career development. 

Job Description

We are currently looking for an ambitious, driven and enthusiastic Accountant at the beginning of his/her career with a flair for numbers and attention to detail to join our EF Finance team at our Headquarters in Lucerne. 

As an Accountant, you will work with the accounting of one or more companies, being responsible for a number of day-to-day tasks such as accounts payable/receivable, payments, bank reconciliations, general ledger entries and inter company transactions.

To accomplish your tasks you will work closely with other functional areas and other EF companies around the world.

The position provides excellent opportunities to build experience within a team of 7 people. From the start you will work closely with your manager as a key contributor in quarterly and annual closing procedures. You will have opportunities to work on individual & team projects such as process improvement. 

Qualifications

  • An energetic personality with a positive attitude
  • Open-minded, solution oriented and driven
  • Displays accountability & commitment to team goals
  • Flexible and able to multitask
  • Thrives in an international environment
  • Preferably work experience in accounting / finance
  • Flair for numbers and attention to detail
  • Good computer skills, particularly Excel
  • Strong communication skills, able to work in English (written & verbal)
  • German Language an asset

 

To be considered for this role, applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland.

Additional Information

EF is an equal opportunities employer. EF offers competitive salaries and a multicultural working environment.  If you are motivated by the prospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking company, we want to hear from you.