French Financial Accountant JM

Parkside Recruitment Uxbridge Finance
London (Greater)
£300 - £350 per day
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Commercial Company based in West London are due to be recruiting for a fluent speaking French Financial Accountant on a contractual basis . The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Accountant or hold an equivalent European Qualification. You will also possess an excellent knowledge of JDE.

Key Responsibilities include -

  • Ensure proper processing of daily transactions in the general ledger for all EMEA entities.
  • Assist department managers with ensuring all purchase requisitions are reviewed for policy compliance and general ledger coding prior to entry into the accounting system.
  • Responsible for timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations for US, in accordance with closing schedule on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for preparation of lead schedules for month-end review.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely completion of all cash reconciliations at the end of each month.
  • Responsible for month end accruals into general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Work with the Tax Department to provide information and guidance for VAT accruals and payments.
  • Assist with analytical review of period results.
  • Maintain highest level of user proficiency of JDE accounting system.
  • Assist other team members with system or policy issues.
  • Assist with requests from internal and external auditors.
  • Assist with informational requests from Tax Department.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley key controls in areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Must meet monthly, quarterly and annual closing deadlines.
  • Assist with other special projects as needed.

Person Specification -

  • English and French to a high level of fluency(written and spoken)
  • Part qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA or its equivalent within Europe ( QBE EU qualification)
  • Demonstrable experience in financial reporting, preparation of statutory accounts, implementation of new accounting standards etc essential
  • Experience in French GAAP, IFRS, and UK GAAP, US GAAP
  • Proven track record and experience of JDE
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to communicate at matrix levels, both written and verbal Proven ability to work as a member of multi-functional teams and influence senior
  • management within a market
  • Ability to communicate & comprehend financial data in a relevant and concise way
  • Self motivated and displays initiative in solving problems
  • Ability to plan and manage workload to ensure all key deadlines are met

To be considered for this role please apply online or contact Debbie Webb/Jessica Mundyi directly if previously registered with Parkside Recruitment on: 01895 202 360 / 01895 255 007.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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