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French speaking Group Financial Accountant
London up to £65,000 pa
Status Date Added Reference

Vacant 17/11/2017 7850ACC1
Company Profile:

Our client is a well-established & growing family run Business operating in niche sector

Responsibilities:

French speaking Group Financial Accountant
Account, Accountancy, Accountant, Accounting, Audit, Bookkeeping, Credit Control, Finance, Financial Statement, France, French, Intrastat, Invoice, Invoicing, Management, Payable Receivable,  Reconciliation, Reporting, Return, Sales List, VAT, Comptable, Comptabilité, GAAP,
Location: London - South Kensington
Salary: Circa up to £65,000 pa (DOE)
Reference: 7850ACC1

Main Duties:
Assisting on the production of the monthly management accounts and ensuring the integrity of the French sets of Books.
We are looking for someone who has t he caliber to step up to Financial Director position in the future

The Role:
- Create / maintain the local GAAP compliance tools
- Statutory Accounting and Reporting
- Financial Close, Reporting and Gap analysis
- Prepare, Complete & submit returns Initiate payments (tax / VAT)
- Prepare the French Monthly VAT & Intrastat Returns.
- Monitor for GAAP & Tax compliance
- Work on the calculation and issuance of French Company.
- Performs general accounting activities (invoicing, posting, and reconciliation)
   specifically related to intercompany accounting.
- Prepare a variety of reasonably standard periodic reports such as trial balances, account reconciliations, etc.

Candidate's Profile:

- Fluent in both English & French (Written and spoken)
- Dually qualified: DSCG in France & ACCA in UK
- Experience of a French GAAP accounting
- Tax returns & payments
- Statutory reporting
- Advanced Excel knowledge
- Previous experience with intercompany processing either for France & European operations or worldwide is desired.
- Experience working with SAGE
- Knowledge of requirements for calculation of Value Added Tax in France & UK
- Excellent organisation, problem solving & attention to details skills
- Excellent communication, team work and strong management skills
- Occasional travel may be required in this role

Salary:

Circa up to £65,000 pa (DOE)