Practice Accountant - French speaking

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Closing date
11 Feb 2022
French accountancy firm with multiple offices is developing its activity in the UK and is looking for a French speaking Assistant Accountant. The Assistant Accountant will look after clients who need French and UK accounting, will be responsible for bookkeeping and will prepare accounts up to trial balance. You will join a small team in Central London where you will have the opportunity to grow. You will report to the Practice Manager.

Our client can offer visa sponsorship.

ROLE of the Assistant Accountant:

* Looking after clients' accounts based in France and in the UK

* Performing bank reconciliations

* Preparing accounts up to Trial Balance

* Preparing Final Accounts for review, with all lead schedules

* Preparation of VAT returns, CIS returns

* Preparing monthly payroll, submitting monthly pension and payroll reports, liaising with clients

* RTI and PAYE/NIC declarations

* Advising and meeting clients

* Supporting the Practice Manager when necessary


* Fluent French and English

* Knowledge and hands-on-experience of French and English accounting standards

* Min 5 years experience in double entry bookkeeping, for preparation of management accounts

* Previous experience in an accounting practice/firm

* Previous experience as a Bookkeeper, Assistant Accountant, Accounts Assistant or Accountant

* Sage accounting package is an advantage, good Excel skills

* BTS, DUT in Accounting, AAT or Part Qualified ACCA would be a plus

* Strong communication skills

* Being adaptable and flexible will be assets for this role


* Between £28k and £35k/pa + benefits (tbc)

* Study support for UK qualification

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