At the moment, Porterhouse is primarily focusing on the healthcare industries and is generating through its portfolio companies above EUR 500m in revenues with more than 5'000 employees globally. The company is actively looking at opportunities to acquire additional strategic platform companies and is also pursuing inorganic growth opportunities through the existing platform companies.
Against this background and the corresponding compliance challenges, we are looking for a Head of International Compliance / Head of Internal Audit, Finance & Controlling (m/f/d) to join our young and dynamic team, located in the heart of Lucerne, on a full-time basis with immediate effect.
Your tasks and responsibilities:
Monitoring and ensuring compliance with governmental regulations, in particular relating to tax, reporting as well as banking and finance in the EU and Anglo-Saxon countries
Managing banking relationships
Independent candidate-led internal auditing according to US-GAAP and IFRS
Advising on international tax matters
Strategic and operational risk management and implementation of relevant measures
Financial accounting and consolidations of financial reporting systems incl. establishing and approving financial accounts, supervision of financial statements according to US-GAAP and IFRS accounting principles
Budgeting and reporting on multi-jurisdiction entities
International investment fund structures and fund due diligence with respect to local and international regulation
Intimate knowledge of the following regulations: UBO (ultimate beneficial owner) registers worldwide, including the EU, CRS (Common Reporting Standards), BEPS (Base erosion profit shifting), DAC-6 (Directive on administrative cooperation), FATCA (foreign account tax compliance act), FBAR (foreign bank account reporting) and other relevant regulations
In-depth knowledge of off-shore jurisdictions with respect to financial accounting principles and guidelines, tax and compliance requirements for limited corporations, limited partnerships, American and other trusts and other legal entities
Experience in managing banking relationships with intimate knowledge of banking regulations, KYC (know your customer) rules and AML (anti-money laundering)
Experience in setting up consolidated financial reporting systems, good governance practices and controls in complex structures and across multiple jurisdictions
10-15 years of experience in management positions in finance and compliance, of which at least 5 years working and living in the US or Anglo-Saxon countries
International finance, tax and accounting qualifications / master's degree level (CH-GAAP not relevant)
Fluent in English (native level), German (preferred)
Role requires business travel within Europe & rest of World (approx. 40%)
We look forward to receiving your complete online application with a letter of motivation, CV and references to Riana Dietrich via the apply button.