Indirect Tax Senior Consultant / Junior Manager – Big 4 Switzerland
Rutherford Cross
October 21, 2014
Geneva, Switzerland
Job Type
Professional Services
Tax and Treasury


Rutherford Cross is working in partnership with a leading Big 4 in the Swiss market to assist them to hire an Indirect Tax Senior Consultant or Junior Manager for their team in Geneva. Fluent French is essential for this role.

Geneva is the second most populous city in Switzerland after Zurich. Geneva is a global city, a financial centre, and worldwide centre of diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organisations, including the headquarters of many of the agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross. A 2009 survey by Mercer found that Geneva has the third highest quality of life of any city in the world and has been referred to as the world’s most compact metropolis and the “Peace Capital”. Geneva’s economy is mainly services oriented. The city has an important and old finance sector which is specialised in private banking (managing assets of about 1 trillion USD) and financial of international trade. There is also a long tradition of watchmaking as well as having two major international producers of flavours and fragrances with their headquarters and main production facilities in Geneva.

Switzerland as a whole is renowned for the snow-capped mountains and skiing and snowboarding in the winter wonderlands of Graubünden, Bernese-Oberland and Central Switzerland, but there is plenty to do when pastures are green. Switzerland is the perfect anecdote of a surprise set of cities with Geneva offering endless shopping-chic possibilities which bounces off the picturesque landscape of Lake Geneva. Geneva can offer a taste of the whole world in one city! The UN, International Red Cross, International Labour Organisation, World Health Organisation are all headquartered in Geneva. This has encouraged exquisite four- and five-star hotels to be built and an incredulous choice of international cuisine to be on your doorstep along with luxury jewellers and chocolate shops, for which the city is well known for. Strolling through manicured city parks, sailing on the lake and skiing in the Alps next doors are hot weekend pursuits.

This is a fantastic opportunity to break in to the highly sought after Swiss market. This role is with a leading Big 4 firm in Geneva and they are looking for an Indirect Tax Senior Consultant or new Manager to join their team. You will have approximately 3-5 years’ experience in a VAT role with another Big 4 or Top 10 firm and have fluent written and spoken French and English. The client exposure will include financial services, commodities and many other client areas. To be considered for this role you must match all of these requirements.

**Please note that the salary displayed is in GBP and not reflective of the local salary packages, cost of living and income tax rates**


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