German Speaking Senior Accountant

Permanent
West London,
£45-50K

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Description

A well respected technology/marketing business based in West London requires a German Speaking Senior Accountant to join their finance team

Duties

Role Responsibilities –

  • Ensure proper processing of daily transactions in the general ledger for all EMEA entities.
  • Assist department managers with ensuring all purchase requisitions are reviewed for policy compliance and general ledger coding prior to entry into the accounting system.
  • Responsible for timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations for all EMEA entities in accordance with closing schedule on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for preparation of lead schedules for month-end review.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely completion of all cash reconciliations at the end of each month.
  • Responsible for month end accruals into general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Work with the Tax Department to provide information and guidance for VAT accruals and payments.
  • Assist with analytical review of period results
  • Responsible for preparation of audited accounts for the entities.
  • Responsible for preparation of CIT return for the entities.
  • Responsible for contacts with local tax and other local authorities.
  • Responsible for preparation of local statistical information as required by local authorities.
  • Assist other team members with system or policy issues.
  • Assist with requests from internal and external auditors.
  • Assist with informational requests from Tax Department.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley key controls in areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Must meet monthly, quarterly and annual closing deadlines.
  • Assist with other special projects as needed.

Candidate Requirements –

  • 2+ years relevant experience required
  • Accounting qualification required
  • German Accounting experience required
  • English and German language skill required
  • Having worked in Germany is a Plus
  • Ability to consistently meet departmental deadlines
  • Timely follow-up and completion of assigned tasks
  • High Proficiency Microsoft Excel Required
  • Experience with JD Edwards