German Speaking- Accounts Assistant

South West London Temporary £35,000 - £40,000
  • 9 month fixed term contract
  • Must be a fluent German speaker

About Our Client

This is an exciting new opportunity to joining a leading energy company based in South West London.

This is a hybrid working opportunity.

Job Description

Key responsibilities for the Accounts Assistant role:

  • Managing the preparation of timely month-end and yearly Accounts Assistant.
  • Analysing product margins and overheads variances to budget
  • Balance Sheet maintenance and control and pro-actively investigating reconciling items
  • Weekly review of revenue transactions provided by non-Finance departments to ensure accuracy of postings
  • Assisting in the production of a monthly sales reporting pack and commission calculations
  • Take ownership of the month-end process by suggesting process improvements and instilling financial discipline
  • Review and submission of quarterly VAT returns
  • Involvement in the annual budgeting and ad-hoc forecasting
  • Partnering across the business and understanding the processes which other departments perform which impact on Finance
  • Ad-hoc reporting and project work as required
  • (Must be fluent in German)

The Successful Applicant

The successful Accounts Assistant will have the below skills and experiences:

  • Part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • FMCG experience desirable but not essential
  • Experience with multi-site is highly desirable
  • Previous experience of SAP is desirable
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to present financial information to others from non-financial backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain working relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to identify opportunities and implement process improvements
  • High level of commitment, positive attitude, flexible and proactive
  • (Must be fluent in German)

What's on Offer

  • Hybrid working opportunity
  • Temporary to permanent opportunity
Kirsty McCrindle
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2150

Job summary

Sub Sector
Accounts Assistant
Energy & Natural Resources
South West London
Contract type
Consultant name
Kirsty McCrindle
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2150
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