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Moritz Herbst

Moritz Herbst

Director – Audit Industry, Services, Institutions

Moritz Herbst is Director of the Service Line Audit Industry, Services, Institutions in Geneva.

Professional experience

Moritz Herbst has over ten years of experience in public accounting and specializes in providing audit services primarily to the Swiss operations of Anglo-Saxon parent companies. Many of these clients require reporting based on US GAAP or IFRS as well as Swiss GAAP reconciliations.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton Switzerland/Liechtenstein in 2013, Moritz Herbst worked for a reputable medium-sized audit firm in Stuttgart, Germany for four years where he advised various family-run and global corporate groups.

Moritz Herbst serves clients in a number of industries, including automotive, manufacturing & construction, software services, medical technology and pharmaceuticals, and provides financial reporting services based on German GAAP (HGB), IFRS, US GAAP and Swiss GAAP.

He has experience in technical accounting is-sues such as complex business combinations, restructurings, control and improvements of internal control structures, and in drawing up reorganisation and going-concern reports as well as implementing due diligence projects and IFRS.

Professional qualifications and memberships

Moritz Herbst is a US Certified Public Accountant (US CPA). He studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim (Dipl.-Kfm.) and holds a Certificate of Interna-tional Accounting (CINA).


In addition to his mother tongue German, Moritz Herbst speaks fluent English, has a good knowledge of Japanese and is continuing to improve his French.

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  • US Certified Public Accountant (US CPA)
  • Studies in Business Administration
  • Certificate of International Accounting (CINA)
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