Controller - Mendrisio site (Ticino)

Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Mendrisio (Switzerland), Sintetica's mission is to continuously strive to improve therapies by enhancing its products' formulations and usability for the benefit of clinicians and patients.

We do so in close cooperation with clinical experts, who shape our understanding of their unmet needs and drive our efforts to address them. With this trust and insight, we push the limits of science and technology to make therapies safer for patients and easier to perform. Every year we reliably supply millions of doses of our products across a range of therapeutic classes, including anaesthesia and analgesia, while expanding to address further healthcare needs.

To strengthen our Finance Department at our headquarter in Mendrisio (Switzerland), we are currently looking for a Controller.


Position summary

The candidate will be part of the Finance & Administration Department and will report directly to the Corporate Finance Controller.


Essential tasks and responsibilities
As a member of the Finance Department the candidate will oversee the following activities:

  • Management Control and monthly Group Reporting Packages setup
  • Development Modelling Platform and What-If Scenarios
  • Operations Budgeting - Master Budget and subsequent Forecasts
  • Monitoring the correct implementation of business plans and development of periodic reports
  • KPI Corporate Profitability Monitoring
  • Cost and Variance Analysis
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
  • Participate in preparation for the annual audit



  • Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent disciplines
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in the role (2 years in Audit company and 2 years in Controlling position for an industrial company)
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
  • MS Office, especially excel and accounting software proficiency (SAP)
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize
  • Team-working oriented approach
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • Flexibility, autonomy, proactivity, innovation-oriented
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Knowledge of the above processes and solutions in the pharmaceutical industry would be a plus.


We offer

Full-time permanent employment in a young working environment and positive culture.

Sintetica promotes diversity and gender equality.


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