Business & Finance Controller (M/F/D)

Date: 24 avr. 2024

Lieu: Aeroport Genève, CH

Entreprise: Swissport International AG


In 2023, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 232 million airline passengers (2022: 186 million) and handled roughly 4.7 million tons of air freight (2022: 4.8 million) at 115 air cargo centers worldwide. Several of its warehouses have been certified for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA’s CEIV Pharma and by the British MHRA. At the end of December 2023, the world's leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, with currently around 60,000 employees, was active at 286 airports in 44 countries on six continents.


In the scope of a maternity leave replacement, we are hiring for our Finance department in Geneva with immediate effect or upon agreement a






Comparable to an airplane pilot who bears the great responsibility for safe take-off and landing, the Controller in Finance is responsible for achieving the company's goals using business management "navigation methods".  Are you motivated to join our finance department as a finance controller? We offer you the opportunity to contribute your experience as a finance controller in the exciting environment of the aviation industry. You will be responsible for the controlling of one of our operational subsidiaries in Geneva and support cross-divisional projects. You will also have the opportunity to contribute your previously acquired know-how in project work.




  • Accountable for the preparation of month-end, quarter-end and annual financial statements incl. hard close according to IFRS and OR
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Preparing financial key figures and deviation analyses
  • Establishing budget, forecasts, and business plan
  • Liquidity plans preparation
  • Building of business cases for the potential expansion of business areas
  • Developing fact-based decision baseline for investments
  • Representing finance in projects (cost optimization, process improvements, etc.)
  • Monthly reporting to the group and to the station management
  • Contact person in financial matters for the operational business as well as for the auditors
  • Participating in management and board meetings of the supervised business unit




  • Degree in Business Administration and / or completed studies specialized in Controlling, Finance or equivalent
  • Sound accounting and controlling knowledge, as well as at least 2 years of practical experience in IFRS accounting standards
  • High IT affinity, with solid knowledge of SAP R/3 FI/CO, MS-Office
  • Business fluency in French and English, German as a plus




  • Discretion, confidentiality, and reliability
  • High sense of responsibility, ability to work under pressure and initiative
  • Willingness to drive change
  • Independent working, initiative nature coupled with assertiveness and team orientation


Are you looking for a new challenge in a dynamic environment in the aviation services industry?  Our vacancy is your opportunity!

Please upload your application including a motivation letter, updated CV and reference letters Online. We are looking forward to your application!