David Oberson

Partner, Location Leader Lausanne, Head of Accounting & Payroll Services (APS) Switzerland

KPMG Switzerland

David Oberson joined our APS practice in Lausanne and Geneva in 2002. He has over 17 years of experience in the field of outsourcing services on an international and national level. He has significant experience in implementing and supervising complex issues in outsourcing services in large and medium-side corporations across the industry.

Area of expertise: Accounting/finance outsourcing services; Implement and monitor the Swiss accounts and Swiss financial statement with high quality deliverables to ensure local compliance and group requirements; Implement and manage on a recurrent basis consolidation, budget, forecast, cost accounting, financial reporting and cost control; Implement and manage finance projects in relation for example acquisitions or extension of business abroad; Acting as CFO for clients including participation of audit committee and board meetings; Payroll outsourcing or projects; Implement and manage Swiss payroll and ensure compliance on a local and international levels regarding social contributions, pension fund, benefits in kind, withholding tax for expatriates, assignees, board members and local employees; Harmonize payroll process and payroll IT infrastructure to ensure efficient flow of work and cost optimization; Payroll review related to payroll compliance, payroll process and payroll IT infrastructure; Advices related to social regulations and withholding tax on a local and international levels.

As a local lead partner David is also the key contact for all issues of his customers in the region Suisse Romande.

  1. Education and Qualifications
    Swiss Certified Expert for Accounting and Controlling, Swiss Certified Specialist and Expert for Finance and Accounting