French Speaking Accountant


Salary:

GBP50000 - 55000 / annum

Location:

Reading

Date Posted:

February 7, 2018

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

45454


Description

An established brand based in Reading are looking for a French Speaking Accountant to join their team to work closely with the board of directors. If you are fully qualified with previous experience in a similar role, please apply to find out more about this rare opportunity.


£50,000 - £55,000

An established brand based in Reading are looking for a French Speaking Accountant to join their team to work closely with the board of directors. If you are fully qualified with previous experience in a similar role, please apply to find out more about this rare opportunity.

This business has a great reputation in the UK and is really looking for value add finance professionals who enjoy interacting with operational managers and leading process improving around financial reporting and control.

The Role

  • Continuous management of Accruals, Prepayments, Intercompany, Bank and Fixed Assets for a portfolio of EMEA entities.
  • Responsibility for the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close process for a portfolio of EMEA entities to the standards and timelines set.
  • Responsibility for all Balance Sheet reconciliations and completion of a month end file for EMEA entities under responsibility ensuring compliance to SOX 404 and Internal Audit standards.
  • Responsible for monthly and quarterly Profit and Loss reviews highlighting unusual transactions, correcting errors picked up during the process.
  • Responsible for maintenance of French chart of accounts.
  • Supporting EMEA Accounting Manager and taking own initiative in new financial controls and reconciliations development and implementation throughout EMEA to improve standards and efficiency of reporting. Monitoring and ensuring their correct application and compliance.
  • Close liaison with outsource accountants to ensure accurate and on time preparation of Tax Returns, Statutory Accounts for a portfolio of EMEA entities.
  • Working closely with AP team to maintain the accuracy of invoice coding into the accounting system, ensuring company polices such as Fixed Asset classification are followed.
  • Working closely with Payroll team to ensure accurate payroll transactions recording, performing payroll related liabilities recognition with associated reconciliations.
  • Responsible for compliance with all local regulatory, statutory and tax requirements for a portfolio of EMEA entities.
  • Close liaison with internal and external auditors during SOX and Statutory audits for a portfolio of EMEA entities.

These roles are very varied and would enable someone to build an exciting career with a growing business. This organisation has a number of flagship sponsorship deals and is every visible in the UK.

Your Profile

If you are a French speaking fully qualified accountant with a result-oriented mind-set then please apply to find out more. Ideally you will need a strong academic background and have worked for strong branded business. If you are looking to make your first move out of practice then this could be a really exciting opportunity to become an integral part of the company.

The Company

This business is a reputable, industry leading group based in Reading.

Salary & Benefits

£50,000 - £55,000

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-statement



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