GTP - Controller

As Controller, you will benefit from the full Graduate Trainee Program offerings during your time at Vontobel.

Your opportunity

As Controller, you will…

  • Rotate within the Controlling modules “Wealth Management”, “Asset Management / Investments”, “Technology & Services”, “Structured Solutions & Treasury, Platforms & Services, Digital Investing” and “Group Controlling”

  • Be changing teams after ca. 5 months or even less, in order to see as much as possible

  • Being involved in the relevant processes such as budgeting, planning and closing processes

  • Become acquainted with important controlling tools and apply them in practice

  • Support the development of the business by providing the management with relevant information and insight

  • In addition, at the end of this program, for 3 months, you will have the chance to drive your own business project depending on your interests

  • By completing this program you will obtain a holistic overview of controlling and a deep insight in the different business areas of Vontobel

  • Start on October 1, 2021 and conclude the program September 30, 2023 (24 months)

A potential entry positions could be a Controlling position in any of the above mentioned areas.

The Controlling division is part of the Finance & Risk Center of Excellence and plays a crucial role in the strategic and financial development of Vontobel by providing value added analyses and insights. In each module you will be working in a small, specialized team of 2 – 3 colleagues.


You will be in regular contact with representatives in the respective business areas. This includes contact with Vontobel locations worldwide, with specialists and representatives of different seniority levels of management of the business area.


The Controlling teams are locally embedded in the business areas which have their offices in the center of the City of Zurich.


Your background includes..

  • A Master’s degree (university or university of applied sciences)

  • Study background in Accounting/Controlling or Accounting & Finance

  • At least one work experience in the financial industry or within Controlling

You are…

  • Passionate about the financial industry

  • A person with a good feel for numbers and a lot of interest in the financial industry

  • A person with a strong service delivery attitude

  • A curious person, with an analytical and structured mindset

  • A pro-active team player and able to work under pressure

  • Mastering German and English, both business proficiency, other languages are a plus

  • Authorized to work in Switzerland, we welcome candidates with an international background

Please note: We only consider complete applications (with CV, high school/matura certificate (with grades), as well as Bachelor/Master certificates (with grades).

HSG Students: Please submit your Assessment grades as well.


Hiring manager

Florian Bättig is the Head of Finance and Controlling and has joined Vontobel more than 18 years ago. Since spring 2017 he has been heading the Finance and Controlling divisions. The two divisions ensure Vontobel’s financial accounting, controlling and the reporting to the management. Prior to that he was the Head of Group Accounting.

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Thank you for the time to consider Vontobel. We appreciate you taking the time to submit your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will carefully assess your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

If you have any question you can contact us through our contact form.



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