German-speaking Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

German-speaking Accountant - 12 month temporary role - Birmingham - Immediate start - £27-30k per annum

The Business

Our client is a growing business based in Birmingham. Due to recent growth in their major European markets, they are undertaking a change project within their finance function, and we are now seeking a German-speaking Accountant to join them for a period of approximately 12 months.

The Role

The Accountant we seek will support the current team in their efforts to automate and speed up current processes, and to integrate & reconcile newly-acquired accounts. The role will be focused on the following areas:

  • All aspects of sales & purchase ledger
  • Supporting the budgeting & forecasting process
  • Liaising with the German entity to resolve complex queries and reporting issues
  • Complex bank & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of information for monthly management accounts
  • Performing all end of month duties
  • Working alongside the Financial Controller to instigate process improvements

This is a critical role within this very pressurised yet supportive team, and will require someone with immediate availability to join them for a 12 month period.

The Candidate

The person we seek for the Accountant role will have strong attention to detail, with a broad spectrum of finance skills. You will be able to appreciate the wider complexity of an organisation's financial reporting processes, with a mature & conscientious attitude, able to resolve issues to an appropriate conclusion.

We need a fluent German-speaker for this role.

German-speaking Accountant - 12 month temporary role - Birmingham - Immediate start - £27-30k per annum.

Please apply via the link, or call Jo Payne on 0121 631 1751

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