Management Accountant - German speaking

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Watford
Salary
32000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An ambitious and successful organisation situated close to central Watford is looking for a German speaking Management Account to report into the Senior Management Accountant and CFO on a permanent basis.

Key Accountabilities for this role are; 

• Responsible for the daily accounting of the German subsidiary including AR, AP and bank transactions

• Approving new customers, following credit control SOP and credit insurance policy requirements. Managing customer account queries.

• Supporting the sales team

• Releasing accounts, customer reconciliations, customer statements, allocating cash (as cover for credit control), collecting cash through DD.

• Entering AP invoices and expenses following SOP. Preparation of payment runs.

• Accounting for and controlling returned stock through service process.

• Month-end closing, accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, payroll, stock reconciliations, etc

• German VAT return

• Supporting German subsidiary with all finance related contract issues

• Liaising with accountants in Germany for compliance, payroll and tax.

• Dealing with UK audit of German subsidiary

• Some travel to Germany, approximately once a quarter

• Assisting Senior management Accountant and other members of the finance team with ad hoc tasks

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences;

- MUST be fluent in German, preferably first language
- Part-Qualified or actively studying toward their qualification
- Strong excel skills
- Previous experience in a similar position
- Drive for results
- Strong communicator and team player
- MUST have a flexible working attitude

Hours are Monday to Friday 8-5
Parking on site

There are no easy public transport links to the area therefore access to a vehicle is highly desirable

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business