Ambitious international company aiming to become European leader in their technology business is recruiting a French speaking Assistant Accountant to work in their administrative team. The role will be to provide support to the accounting and finance team by helping to prepare financial statements, accounts, budgets, processing invoices, payroll and preparing VAT returns, month-end and year-end accounts. This is a new role and an excellent opportunity to develop a career. You will report to the Finance and Administrative Manager.
ROLE of the Assistant Accountant:
Supporting the senior/managing accountant and wider finance team
Collaborating with these teams to work on various accounting projects
Customers invoicing and Cash Application.
Performing reconciliations of accounts
Processing payments and invoices accurately and within expected time periods
Verifying financial statements, ledgers and accounts and making corrections where appropriate
Posting monthly payroll.
Preparing profit and loss accounts sheets
Preparing VAT return
Assisting with the yearly budget preparation.
Taking minutes in meetings and other administrative duties and others adhoc activities.
Fluent French and English
Educated to degree level or similar, ideally in Accounting, Economics or Maths
A least 3 years’ experience in Finance and UK accounting, with strong knowledge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and an understanding of payroll
Excellent attention to detail
Discretion as there will likely be sensitive information and figures discussed
Ability to work to strict time constraints and to prioritise work