European Financial Accountant - Retail/Fashion - Northampton

Expiring today

Recruiter
Handle Recruitment
Location
London, South East England
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A global-leading fashion/retailer based in Northampton, is looking for a qualified Financial Accountant to join their business. Predominantly a technical role with management responsibilities, the Financial Accountant will have French GAAP experience and will be responsible for the production of Monthly Management Accounts.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the Continental Europe General Ledger Team - with the assistance of UK team members
  • Maintain Continental nominal ledgers in accordance with Group and statutory accounting requirements across Europe
  • Ensure the preparation of monthly management accounts is in accordance with the Group reporting standards and timetable.
  • Maintain monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure all necessary direct and indirect tax payments & returns are made (including VAT returns) and submit all necessary associated financial statistical returns.
  • Primary Auditor contact for the end of year Audit

The ideal candidate:

  • Fluent in French with French GAAP experience
  • Recognised accountancy qualification with at least 3 year PQE with appropriate technical competencies

Our client offer an excellent basic salary, benefits package and career prospects

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.