Financial Controller – Senior Accounting

Financial Controller – Senior Accounting

H.Glass is a company specialized in engineering and manufacturing a new generation of aesthetic, colored and transparent solar panels, based on dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) technology, developed by Mr. Michael Grätzel at the EPFL in Switzerland.

Our company brings together an international team of approx. 50 employees working in our production facilities in Villaz-St-Pierre and the Research and Development center in EPFL Innovation Park.

H.Glass was established in 2011 with the vision of making the Eco-Habitat and sustainable building a reality. Since then, we have developed a unique manufacturing process of glass encapsulation of the dye-sensitized solar cells used in the glass device. Our technology has come to life in large pilot projects and has been recognized by several awards. In 2014, H.Glass received the prestigious Watt d’Or award in the category “Renewable Energies” by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.

The position is based in Lausanne – EPFL Innovation Park.

Our small team is looking for an enthusiastic and driven Financial Controller – Senior Accountant.


  • Global General Ledger Management
  • Management of a team of 2 people
  • Customer billing and accounts receivable management
  • Accounting and payment of suppliers
  • Establishment of VAT statements and Taxes on Companies
  • Dashboards, analyzes upon request of management
  • Quarterly and annual closings
  • Preparation and management of the annual external audit (auditor Big4)
  • Implementation and management of cost accounting / management control
  • Continuous improvement of payment and purchasing processes, and internal controls
  • Responsibility for the budget process
  • Quarterly and annual closings
  • Review and approval of invoices, validation of payments
  • Management of problem debtors
  • Responsibility for the discount and billing policy
  • Coordination with the different operational departments
  • Quarterly reporting to the Board and departments
  • VAT and Corporate Tax Management
  • Coordination and management of the external audit (auditor Big4)
  • Ad hoc analyzes and reports
  • Procurement process management
  • Coordination with banks and insurance companies
  • Support the company’s operations for any financial process
  • Management of the statutory processes of the company: organization of shareholder meetings, coordination with notary, lawyers
  • Management of customer contracts, suppliers and partners of the company

Your Profile :

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or related
  • Fluent in English (MANDATORY)
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Willing to build a Financial Structure from scratch
  • Motivated, results oriented, Team Player
  • Experience in Switzerland is an Asset
  • EU or SWISS citizenship / Eligible to work in Switzerland

Are you willing to offer your skills and ideas to a better cause? Does this job description look like the future you want for your career?

Apply now by sending your resume to the following address:

As we receive a tremendous amount of applications, please consider your application as closed without an answer within 2 weeks.

Should you have any question, please feel free to contact us

All information will be strictly confidential

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