Real Estate Auditor - Zurich

Meraki

Meraki Talent is currently looking to recruit an Audit Senior with real estate sector experience to join a well-established accountancy firm in Zurich

Meraki Talent is currently looking to recruit an Audit Senior with real estate sector experience to join a well-established accountancy firm in Zurich, Switzerland. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a strong audit background in the real estate sector to work on a major banking client.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a prestigious client and be involved in a global organisation. You will be an active part of the real estate team and part of this fast-growing sector.

Zurich is a fantastic location for your professional development but also for an excellent lifestyle away from the office. Zurich offers an incredibly high standard of living offering excellent housing, transport, cleanliness, and overall environment.

If you are interested in working in a location globally recognised as real financial services hub, then Zurich is a great place to consider.
Duties of the Audit Senior  
  • You will be involved in the operational planning of the interim and year end audit along with also being responsible for the execution of interim and year end audits
  • You will be responsible for coordinating with local auditors in other countries
  • You will be working on the on-boarding of a large, international real estate operation
  • You will be involved in developing the day-to-day operating model and formation of the client service team
  • You will work to develop the concept of technology-driven audit
  • You will work with a high degree of efficiency and be focussed on a technology-driven audit approach
  • Working as an effective team member, collaborating with your team-mates and colleagues
  • Working in close partnership with peers in different countries and in different service lines such as tax, valuations and IT
  • Communicating directly with the client to advise on financial reporting and regulatory developments
  • Ensuring your professional development is maintained and that you keep up to date with regulatory changes and market developments
Background of the Audit Senior:
  • University degree or equivalent
  • Certified Accountant such as CPA, ACA, ACCA etc (or in the process of obtaining a qualification)
  • 3 years+ of Big 4 / top 10 firm experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • You will be a real estate sector enthusiast, excited about the prospect of re-thinking the real estate audit
  • Real Estate audit experience with knowledge and regulatory know-how in Switzerland and/or Luxembourg
In return, this opportunity offers a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop your career. 

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