Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company, headquartered in the heart of the life sciences hub of Basel, Switzerland.
We are an innovative and multinational team of 225 employees worldwide and committed to discovering, developing and bringing to market medicines that make a clear difference to the lives of patients. Our activities are focused on the therapeutic areas of oncology and anti-infectives, with two commercialized drugs in our portfolio (Cresemba® and Zevtera®).
For our headquarter in Basel we are currently looking for an Accountant (M/F) to join our Finance team.

Accountant (m/f) 

Your tasks

  • General ledger bookings
  • Manage, book and reconcile cash- and bank accounts for HQ companies
  • Responsible for accounts receivable sub ledger and for the asset sub ledger bookings, incl. yearly asset stock take
  • Manage and reconcile the VAT and withholding accounts
  • Responsible for pre-capturing and supporting booking of accounts payables
  • Supporting other team members in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual closing process
  • Prepare the annual tax returns for withholding taxes, direct taxes (profit taxes and capital taxes), stamp taxes and capital contribution reserve
  • Manage the storage of all receipts (e.g. invoices), responsible for checking and booking travel expenses
  • Manage accounting of the UK entities inclusive quarterly tax returns

Your profile

  • Specialized qualifications as e.g. Fachmann/frau Rechnungswesen is an advantage
  • Minimum 2-3 years of professional experience in a similar role, preferably in the life sciences industry
  • Knowledge of MS Office, SAP and a general affinity for IT
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic environment and interested in cross-linked thinking
  • Highly motivated, open-minded team player with attention to detail and commitment to deadlines
  • Written and spoken fluency in English and German

Basilea is committed to putting people first. In addition to competitive remuneration, we offer the opportunity to work on interesting, cross-functional projects in an engaging working environment. We strongly believe that every employee can make an impact and is vital to our success.

If you wish to become part of a company that strives to make a difference to the lives of patients worldwide, we are looking forward to receiving your application via our careers portal.

Additional information can be found on our website