German/French Accounts Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My global client is looking for a German or French speaking Accounts Assistant to join their growing team.

The role will involve international travel (all expenses paid).

Client Details

The client is a well established manufacturing company that operates globally.

Team size is 9 in finance.

The site is accessible by train and there is on site free parking.

Training is provided.


Accounts Payable Main Duties:

Cost vendor creation

Vendor Bank details maintenance

Process incoming supplier mail and simple scan

OCR Scanning ( Creating Electronic purchase Invoices)

Workflow- secure approval for CC invoices

Workflow- match GRN to stock invoices

Prepare payment schedules for approval

Prepare any Manual payments for approval

Process and allocate the payments to vendors

Receive and process vendor reminders

Ensure credits notes received for incorect prices

Ensure credits notes received for returned goods

Reconcile Vendor Account statements

Request copy invoices from vendors and process

Customs & Import VAT Reconciliation

Close at period end -AP reconciliation

Accounts Receivable Main Duties:

Accounts receivable Policies

Sales Customer Creation

Customer Credit Assessment

Annual Credit Assessment

AR- Maintain Bank Statements to asses funds Clearing

Allocating Direct Debits/Cheques/BACs payments

Allocate and control Customer Prepayments

Receivable Collections of debts

Prepare and send Customer Accounts Statements

Prepare copy invoices and send to customers

Raise and post Customer Interest Notes

Liases with External Legal Collections of debt

Maintain Provisions for Bad debts

Maintain Customer Bonuses Provisions

Close at period end -AR reconcilation

Master Card Expenses Processing

Receive approved employee expenses

Reconcile master card expenses to MC statement

Allocate approved expense to cost GL


The ideal candidate:

- Will be able to speak French or German

- Previous Finance experience

- Studying towards AAT/ACCA

Job Offer

Please apply with your CV if you are interested in the position.