Accounting Manager

  • Align Technology
  • Rotkreuz, ZG, Switzerland
  • 12/08/2020
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Job Description

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Join a team that is changing millions of lives.

Transforming smiles, changing lives
At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.
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About this opportunity

This role is primarily responsible for the timely completion of our EMEA close process for various entities and the accuracy of the EMEA financial statements under US GAAP and local GAAP. The position is responsible for assigned general ledger activities, working across accounting functions and international teams.


In this role, you will…

  • Be responsible for all accounting of various EMEA entities;
  • Coordinate month end close with FPA, Payroll, US Corporate, US Tax, Shared Service Center Costa Rica and external Consultants;
  • Be responsible for monthly Transfer Price calculation and Tax provision calculation and related journal entries;
  • Be responsible for Statutory filings of various EMEA entities;
  • Coordinate tax fillings of various EMEA entities;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with different internal business partners (VAT, Payroll, Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Corporate Accounting);
  • Coordinate internal and external audits;
  • Coordinate accounting for monthly deferred discount postings;
  • Monitor fixed assets accounting performed by subordinated accountants in the EMEA team.
  • Coordinate Month end close process;
  • Prepare/approve journal entries;
  • Prepare monthly fluctuation analysis on BS accounts;
  • Prepare/approve/review reconciliations in Blackline;
  • Perform revaluation and translation of EMEA entities for month end closing.


In this role, you’ll need …

  • University Master degree in accounting;
  • 7+ years of relevant experience with increasing levels of responsibility;
  • Prior experience in both Big 4 Audit firm and high growth public company is considered to be an asset;
  • CPA (or equivalent) is considered a plus.
  • Proficiency in general accounting under US GAAP and SOX requirements;
  • Ability to partner with cross-functional groups to drive and influence business solutions;
  • Problem solving skills, system oriented and strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent written, oral and communication skills in English to work with management and cross-functional groups; Strong written, oral and communication skills in German are required as well;
  • Attention to detail with effective organizational and time management skills;
  • Knowledge and experience in accounting operations with strong attention to detail;
  • Expertise with SAP and Blackline a plus;
  • Swiss GAAP accounting and statutory reporting knowledge.


Sound like a good fit?
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About Align
Align Technology is a publicly traded medical device company that is transforming smiles and changing lives. Our global team of talented employees develop innovative technology, tools and treatment options to help dental professionals worldwide achieve the clinical results they expect. Our digital ecosystem combines the power of technology to create beautiful smiles through the integration of AI and machine learning, digital imaging and visualization, biomechanics and material science to develop the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world; iTero Intraoral Scanners and OrthoCAD digital services. Did you know? Align is the world’s largest manufacturer of custom 3D-printed materials.
By joining Align, you will be part of a global, fast-growing company in one of the most dynamic industries. Great people, innovative technologies, and meaningful work – these are just some of the things employees say make Align Technology a great place to work.
Align Technology is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We also respect your privacy. Please review our Applicant Privacy Policies for additional information.