French-Speaking Accountant

Temporary
City of London,
£275-350 per day

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Description

Our client, a global business, require an interim senior accountant to join their team on an initial 3-6 month basis. The role is based in Central London but works on the French entities and needs someone fluent in French and with knowledge of French accounting principles.

Duties

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare the 2019 financial statement for 2 French Entities
  • Produce all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare all accruals & prepayments including all OPEX/ central accruals, cost centre allocations between divisions that were not done.
  • Review bank reconciliations & ensure unreconciled items are resolved.
  • Resolve intercompany outages across all entities. Actively liaise with counterparty.
  • Conduct reviews of the Fixed Asset register, depreciation, impairment and amortisation.
  • Review and validate balance sheet and P&L – main accounts are deferred and accrued revenue account, Intercompany accounts and social taxes.
  • Review statutory financial statements prepared by external accountancy firm.

The successful candidate:

  • Will preferably be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Have strong French accounting knowledge
  • Be a fluent French speaker