German Speaking Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Manchester
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Title: German Speaking General Financial Accountant

Location: Manchester City Centre

Salary: £23,000 - £26,000 + Benefits + holidays + pension

Type: Permanent

German Speaking Financial Accountant - Manchester - Competitive Salary and Benefits - Permanent

Search Accountancy are working on a exciting project to recruit for one of the world's leading Pharma/Life Science organisations. At present, they have multiple opportunities available for talented finance professionals.

The successful candidates will be a German Speaking studying towards a professional qualification, CIMA/ACCA and will have at least two years experience within a finance environment, preferably within a Shared Service or International organisation. It is essential you have strong Excel skills ( to include vlookups and pivot tables) and working knowledge of SAP.

Candidates who have experience of knowledge transfers/migrations will be at an advantage.

Main Responsibilities:

Fixed Assets

Managing the month end fixed asset processes, and reporting on multi-million £££ fixed asset projects - ensuring projects are correctly accounted for.

Cost Accounting

Monthly standard costing processes. Calculating actual costs and comparing to standard costs in SAP, communicating material variances to the site controllers.

Accruals/prepayments

Calculate and monitor accruals/prepayment positions and monitor aged items in the balance sheet.

Balance Sheet

Detailed review of balance sheet position, paying particular attention to classifications and aged/open items.

Intercompany accounts

Perform monthly intercompany reconciliations and investigate any discrepancies.

P&L

Responsible for various P&L postings, including, but not limited to, payroll, interest, FX.

Inventory

Ensure inventory is valued correctly in the balance sheet providing provisions for slow moving/obsolete goods.

This award winning organisation is truly innovative in what they do and there are fantastic career opportunities available.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Working proficiency of German Language
  • Finance Qualification completed or in progress; ACCA/CIMA OR equivalent
  • Experience within a finance environment/Shared Service Centre preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel Skills (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc)
  • Working knowledge of SAP financial software

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary £23,000 - £26,000
  • Benefits Package
  • Bonus
  • Pension

To apply for this role, please send your CV through the portal and if you are successful you will be contacted in the next 5 business days.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.