For our US team in San Jose, California, we are looking for a highly motivated


Senior Controller

The COMET Group is a globally leading Swiss technology firm. For more than 65 years, we have been developing and producing innovative high-tech components and systems based on x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam technology. Consistently able to take advantage of global trends and developments, we grow continually

The COMET Group is a globally leading Swiss technology firm. For more than 65 years, we have been developing and producing innovative high-tech components and systems based on x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam technology. Consistently able to take advantage of global trends and developments, we grow continually

Your main responsibilities
  • Carry out independent analyses across the entire value chain. In doing so, has a strong future orientation (feedforward-thinking) and can anticipate events.
  • Support in establishing full monthly closings in accordance with US local GAAP and IFRS requirements
  • Monthly Reporting to local Division management and to Corporate Headquarters
  • Strive for continual improvement of all finance processes in order to get faster and more accurate information for the US Management to direct and support their business activities
  • Develop and advise US management on cost and working capital (AR and inventory) optimization strategies. Using appropriate and meaningful analysis, help the Division Management to fully understand the performance of the US business
  • Bring transparency to the numbers by making evident how the findings have been derived and how they have been reported (e.g. Gross margins)
  • Support profitable growth strategy and help reduce risk e.g. by proposing and monitoring inventory optimization strategies
  • Act as an interface between accounting department and operational staff for all financial topics


Your background
8 plus years of accounting and finance experience gained in a manufacturing environment with a BS or BA in a relevant discipline required, MBA and / or CPA preferred
  • Practical experience in Finance and Controlling, with proven successful assumption of similar responsibilities in a listed multinational company
  • Strong result orientation and the ability to adhere to tight timeframes
  • A willingness to travel both internationally and domestically
  • Proven, hands-on knowledge of accounting and reporting systems (similar to SAP, Hyperion) and expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • In depth knowledge of an organization’s business, processes, activities, products and a general understanding of the technology, markets and customer base
  • Demonstrated sensibility in cross-cultural communications and cooperation on an international level (Europe, Asia and USA)

We are looking forward to your complete application in both English and German language.
Plasma Control Technologies - Member of Comet Group
Andrea Bättig
HR Business Partner Plasma Control Technologies
Herrengasse 10

3175 Flamatt
T: +41 31 744 90 00



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