Sr. Accountant

Finance Biel, Switzerland


Power Integrations Finance team in Biel is responsible for all Finance activities related to the European entities of the PI group. This means Accounts Payable, Payroll, GL, Intercompany accounting for our Swiss, German, Italian, UK and Netherlands offices.



  • Accounts Payable including vendor data management, bookings, payments, accruals and reconciliations of sub-ledgers with General Ledger
  • Employee expense reports and credit card billings including ensuring appropriate authorizations, bookings, payments, accruals and reconciliations
  • General Ledger accounting from bookings to BS accounts reconciliations as per periodic schedule
  • Intercompany positions reconciliation
  • Preparation and booking of the payroll entries
  • Fixed asset transactions such as additions, depreciations, retirements, transfers and adjustments for capital assets and ensuring adherence to company policies in respect of depreciation and capitalization. Ensure reconciliation of sub-ledgers with General Ledger
  • Participate in the continuous improvements of the organization and its processes
  • Supporting internal and external auditing and controlling functions

Education and Experience

  • Commercial education, accounting degree a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, preferable within a multinational company
  • Fluent in English and German, both written and spoken 
  • Ability to work independently and deliver on responsibilities within a highly collaborative environment
  • Team spirit, high level of commitment and independent working style with a structured approach to work
  • Attention to detail and sense of confidentiality
  • Oracle experience a plus
  • Good skills in Excel and other Microsoft tools