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Accountant, Accounts Receivable


Lausanne, CH
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Digital Health
  • Post Date: 04/29/2021
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  • Company Address: 185 Dartmouth Street, Suite 502, Boston, MA, 02116


SOPHiA GENETICS combines deep expertise in life sciences and medical disciplines with mathematical capabilities in data computing. Our mission is to bring data analytics solutions to market, to support healthcare professionals by maximizing the power of Data-Driven Medicine. We achieve this mission through the global adoption of SOPHiA AI, which is built using techniques such as statistical inference, pattern recognition and machine learning. This enables SOPHiA to provide equal benefits to all users, unite experts in a gold standard health tech platform, and motivate expert knowledge sharing for a sustainable impact on future patients.

Job Description

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and exciting team delivering high level performance that has a direct impact on the lives of cancer and rare disease patients worldwide? Join our growing team and use your exceptional technical and organizational skills to help us deliver on our mission of democratising Data-Driven Medicine. Our products are used by over a thousand healthcare institutions globally and provide world leading capabilities for the analysis of genomic, clinical, and imaging data.

Be part of our mission to disrupt the healthcare and democratise the data driven medicine! SOPHiA is looking for an Accountant, Accounts Receivable to join the Accounting team in Lausanne.

As an AR Accountant you will be part of the Finance department in a fast-growing HealthTech company and will have a unique opportunity to make a broad impact on our fast-growing business and finance operations. You will be in charge of issuing customer invoices and credit notes and ensuring effective cash collection.

Your Main Tasks Will Be:

    Develop metrics to track invoicing and collections team performance, closely monitor and perform against collection targets and analyze and assess collection issues to determine the course of action for resolution
    Find opportunities to enhance, improve, and implement procedures to increase accuracy and efficiency, with a specific focus on system usage/capabilities and increasing automation
    Generate and issue customer invoices and credit notes in a timely and accurate fashion
    Ensure timely and accurate closing of month/quarter/year-end Accounts Receivables
    Apply cash collected to customer accounts and reconcile them
    Partner with our Sales and Operations teams to monitor and analyze customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities and ensure accurate data collection and tracking
    Facilitate the collection of past due invoices by sending past-due notifications and following up with our customers in a timely fashion
    Engage with customers on their queries for account statements, invoices, credit notes, etc.
    Integrate the learnings from receivables trend analytics into our company cash forecasts
    Manage bad debt provisions for our receivables
    Support technical issue resolution in collaboration with our Microsoft Dynamics 365 support team
    Assist with our regular audit process
    Provide support to the CFO and VP, Accounting on other areas of the Finance department as needed


    Minimum of 3+ years of relevant experience in an Accounts Receivable or similar function
    Bachelor’s degree in accounting or economics
    Excellent knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel
    Knowledge of Microsoft D365
    Knowledge of IFRS standards is a plus
    Full proficiency in English both written and spoken
    Values open communication and proactive collaboration
    Pays meticulous attention to detail
    Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
    Responsible, solution and result-oriented team player
    Effective organizational, stress and time management skills with proven ability to deliver results under time pressure
    Flexible and open-minded approach to working in a fast-paced and growing international work environment


    Career opportunities in a fast-growing company with worldwide reputation
    A flexible and friendly working environment with a collaborative atmosphere
    Fantastic office locations in Switzerland
    An exciting company mission that brings together science and technology to directly impact the lives of patients with life threatening illness.
    A fast-growing company with plenty of opportunity for personal growth and development

Location: Saint-Sulpice

Starting date: ASAP, Full-time & permanent contract

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

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