French speaking Qualified Accountant

French Resources
£60000 - £80000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Independent consultancy firm based in North London offering professional services to international companies is looking for a French speaking Qualified Accounting Manager to manage the operations of the department and the production staff for the accounting and payroll activities of their clients. You will plan, manage and process accounts duties for most clients of the consultancy.


• Supervising and organising the process of all accounting information received by the clients
• Maintaining controls and schedules to ensure work is carried out to the required standards and on time
• Keeping up to date with developments in tax legislation, accounting procedures.
• Providing clients with accounts/management reports as requested
• Preparing financial statements, business plans, commentaries and budgets for the management of clients as and when required
• Responsible for all Statutory accounts declarations and Corporation Tax declarations and submissions
• Regularly undertaking audits, involving the examination of the client’s accounts, analysing risk, inspecting the organisation's current practices, investigating any financial irregularities and recommending improvements
• Reviewing, implementing and adapting new and existing financial systems and controls for clients
• Dealing with, and advising on tax issues, ensuring compliance with tax legislation;
• Advising clients on areas of business improvement;
• Managing colleagues in accounts and payroll.
• Expand the range of financial services provided to clients
• Establishing and developing a network of commercial partners that will agree to pay referral fees to the company when introduced to their clients.

• Fluent French and English
• ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
• Good knowledge of Sage
• Previous experience in leading a team
• Business acumen and commercial attitude
• Strong communication skills
• Adaptable and good sense of humour will be assets

Between £60k and £80k pa according to skills and experience + benefits