Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Birmingham
Salary
32000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Manage accounting, reporting, audit and tax functions of various investments and funds.

Client Details

A fast growing, innovative organisation who can provide you with an environment for career progression and development.

Description

Prepare quarterly/monthly management accounts

  • Prepare draft annual financial statements in accordance with different GAAPs (primarily IFRS and Lux GAAP, German and Belgian GAAP knowledge is advantageous)
  • Prepare timely and accurate year-end support files for annual audits and external tax advisors
  • Independently manage relationship with auditors.
  • Independently manage relationship with tax advisors in different jurisdictions (predominantly Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and US).
  • Act as primary contact for a number of external parties including, lawyers, directors, administrators, trustees/depositories etc
  • The working language for this role is English. However the role focuses on liaising with people in Germany and Switzerland so fluent written and spoken German skills are essential.

Profile

  • German (fluent - oral and written)
  • Higher education degree in accounting, finance or related field, and related accounting/ auditing/ bookkeeping work experience
  • Two to four years experience in a similar role at an audit/accounting firm or similar
  • Solid and thorough accounting knowledge (the role requires primarily a solid understanding of IFRS / Lux GAAP but basic knowledge of US-GAAP will be advantageous).
  • Professional accounting qualification preferred

Job Offer

£32000- £45000 + benefits