Financial Accountant - French

Financial Accountant - French

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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French Financial Accountant - Reading - £45,000-£55,000

Wade MacDonald is currently recruiting for a French Financial Accountant to be based in Reading. Our client is US listed global technology company, The role will be based at the EMEA HQ in Reading. It is a fast paced, fun place to work.

The Role: Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, you will be responsible for a diverse range of duties including monthly reporting, statutory accounting, tax and treasury across the various entities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the statutory accounts for all my client's French legal entities

  • Preparation of the corporation tax packs ·

  • Key role in the preparation of month end accounts including the preparation quarterly corporation tax provisions.

  • Review of the full monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations for each trading entity.

  • Preparation and submission of various deliverables to support both internal and external financial reporting needs

  • Main point of contact for statutory audit for French legal entities

  • Ensuring that all accounting procedures are completed accurately and within agreed time-frame

  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts and the management of cash on a daily basis, including reporting of actuals.

  • Any other ad hoc duties

Key Skills/Competencies:

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent hands on French accounting experience

  • French accounting experience is essential

  • Strong knowledge of UK and US GAAP highly beneficial

  • Ability to keep to tight deadlines is critical

  • Good team player and able to work collaboratively

  • High attention to detail

  • Good computer skills, including Excel

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

French Financial Accountant - Reading - £45,000-£55,000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.