BASEL OFFICE - Junior Accountant


Viking Cruises is one of the world’s leading cruise line company that manages a fleet of over 80 river ships and 7 ocean ships (and growing) with offices across the globe. We have our Marketing and Sales headquarters based in Los Angeles, USA, and the Operational Head Quarters based out of Basel, Switzerland.

For this Junior Accountant role, you will be performing different accounting tasks and participating in the preparation of month-/year-end closings of Viking Catering AG.

This role will be located in Basel, Switzerland. Please note that we can only accept candidates who are eligible to work in Switzerland or are in possession of a relevant work permit.



• Booking and reconciling bank accounts, cash books, credit cards and deposits

• Carrying out manual bank payments

• Reconciling GL (general ledger) accounts

• Reconciling supplier and customer accounts

• Responsible for the intercompany invoicing management (creating, sending and booking)

• Clearing transit accounts

• Responsible for the Assets Management (Creating main- and sub-assets in the sub-ledger, reconciling corresponding GL accounts)

• Recording and booking employee statistics

• Responsible for booking salary journals and reconciling salary accounts

• Responsible for the booking of catering and vacation accruals



• Accounting or financial certificate is nice to have

• Experience in accounting, experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a plus but it is not mandatory

• Fluent in German or English, preferably both

• Good working knowledge of Excel

• Proactive personality

• Ability to work independently

• Team player



• Flexible working hours

• Onsite employee restaurant (including complimentary soft drinks, coffee, tea)

• Regular company events, e.g. sports events, barbecue, cooking classes

• A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future

• A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years

• A highly talented, passionate and international team


If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website, including a cover letter (one page, introducing yourself and outlining why you are interested in the role) as well as your CV and relevant references.


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