To strengthen our Finance Team, we are looking for a Financial Analyst. You will be responsible for comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results, explaining processes and techniques while recommending actions and identifying the financial status. You will work closely with our Billing Manager to strengthen the internal processes and standards that may improve financial practices. You will join a fast-paced team in an international environment. The position of Financial Analyst is a full-time and permanent position based in our office in Basel, Switzerland.  

As Financial Analyst you will:

  • Analyse current and past financial data and performance
  • Coordinate with other members of the finance team to review financial information and forecasts
  • Identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Preparing financial and other required reports and projections based on the performed analyses
  • Ensure accuracy of MDPI’s financial documentation for the company’s internal control system (IKS)
  • Work in collaboration with other departments on new projects
  • Prepare and deliver comprehensive evaluations, proposals, and recommendations to the management team
  • Coordinate with Billing Manager and the executive team on long-term financial planning


  • Master degree (finance/statistics/business economics/quantitative finance) or Swiss federal certificate in finance and accounting
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in finance and accounting
  • High business and financial acumen
  • Excellent knowledge of Swiss accounting and tax laws
  • Expert-level analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational ability
  • Attention to tail and the ability to identify data patterns
  • German as mother tongue, excellent written and spoken English
  • Team player with the capability to work in a dynamic, international environment, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. Please submit your cover letter and CV. We look forward to welcoming you to our Basel office.

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.