Role details

Accounts Assistant (French/Dutch Speaker)

City of London   •   £23,000 - £28,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Really progressive opportunity with a rapidly growing business
  • Opportunity for travel to both Paris and Brussels throughout the year

About Our Client

My client has recently opened two offices in Belgium and they will opening the first office in Paris later this year. They are looking for someone to help work on the accounts for these three offices and will often travel to both Brussels and Paris.

Job Description

  • Assist the Financial Controller to ensure day to day bookkeeping and accounting are maintained in accordance with accounting policies and statutory requirements for the Centres under your control.
  • Handle management expenses, as required.
  • Produce monthly (suppliers, direct debit etc.) payments and income reports for each Centre under your control.
  • Handle account ledgers for each Centre under your control.
  • Handle Bank reconciliation, posting and balancing and bank receipts postings.
  • Handle petty cash and other journal postings.
  • Monitor and report on Centre rates, debtors and creditors.
  • Manage and complete quarterly VAT return preparation/reconciliation.
  • Ensure Centre reporting is completed accurately.
  • Provide a link between finance/non-finance information and provide general finance advice and assistance to Centre staff.
  • Work with the Financial Controller in interpreting financial information and variances from budget/forecast and offer guidance and advice so that potential financial impacts can be identified early enough for effective corrective action to be taken.

The Successful Applicant

  • HNC or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business or significant experience in a similar role is essential
  • Educated to degree level or studying towards a relevant professional qualification is desirable
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Proactive individual focused on system and reporting improvements
  • Experience in preparation of balance sheet accounts
  • Experience of ensuring robust standard processes and high quality controls are in operation
  • All procedures are documented and kept up to date

What's on Offer

  • Expensed travel to Brussels and Paris
  • Competitive Salary
  • Healthcare/Dental Care
  • Study Support

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