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The Accounting department provides the following services:

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Financial accounting

  • Financial accounts (balance sheet, profit and loss account, notes to financial statements, mandate accounting, consolidation)
  • Real estate accounting
  • Securities accounting
  • Investment accounting

Cost accounting

  • Costing


  • Accounts receivable (incl. payment reminders/debt collection)
  • Accounts payable
  • Payment transactions

Grants management

  • Grants management
  • Customer advisory service
  • Producing interim and final reports for projects

Treasury and cash management

  • Investment reporting/controlling
  • Managing the Investment Commission office/administration


  • Reporting within the context of the annual financial statements
  • Formulating benchmark values/key figures
  • Consolidation in accordance with federal government/ETH Board specifications

Internal control system (ICS)

The ICS comprises all financially relevant processes and measures designed to ensure compliance with proper accounting and financial reporting principles.

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