French Accountant

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary Competitive
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameLynsey McKinnell

Job description

French Accountant (15 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Manchester City Centre (Hybrid Working)
Competitive Salary  

Axon Moore are representing a truly innovative, market leading business who are light years ahead of their competitors. Due to Mat Cover, the company need to recruit an experienced accountant who can speak fluent French.

The successful candidate will drive business performance by partnering key stakeholders across the business, providing financial support, analysis and insight to support key business decisions. You will also add value to drive the business forward and upholding strong financial controls and governance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ownership of accruals ensuring that these are fully reconciled each month and that ageing of accrual balance is appropriate, understood and differences resolved.
  • Ownership of prepayments, ensuring the balances are fully reconciled and balances released as appropriate.
  • Ownership of other debtors and creditors, ensuring that the financials are fully supported.
  • Support in submitting figures to head office and ad-hoc analysis of profit and loss and balance sheet.
  • Accounts receivable tasks including chasing and posting cash allocations, ensuring creditworthiness of new and existing customers. All are French speaking.
  • Manage the business’s customer investment spend (terms and promos), including management/reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts where sales rebates are held, and support of settlement of claims, including disputes.
  • Manage accounts payable accounts, including dispute resolution. Ensuring that suppliers are paid promptly.
  • Setting up payments to suppliers in the bank, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ownership of accounts receivable accounts, proactively ensure collection of income in a timely manner.
  • Manage the year end audit information requirement, including Group year end packs and tax packs. Ensuring audit and accounts are finalised on time.
  • Ownership of all external financial reporting and submission requirements
Your role will be varied and provides an outstanding opportunity to support the Finance team as they venture into further consolidation and accelerated growth.
To not miss out on this opportunity and to find out more please send your updated CV to