French Speaking Accountant (Fully Remote)

Posted 13 January 2023
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLynsey McKinnell

Job description

Axon Moore are working with large business operating across the globe to appoint a French speaking, part-qualified ACCA/CIMA Group Accountant. The business operates multiple offices in Europe as well as globally. This is a remote role within the finance team of a vibrant company in North Manchester.

The role looks after the accounting process for Belgium and France around the month end accounting process, VAT, statutory accounts and would assist with external audit. This role will also provide support to the Chief Accountants. It is essential that French is your 1st language or you are fluent in written and spoken French if it is not.

Salary and benefits:

Salary – up to £40,000 DOE, pension matched up to 8%, 30 days holiday 3 statutory days, 50% hybrid working, private healthcare, life insurance 3x annual salary, free products from the company.

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting with the monthly closing; posting of intercompany invoices and reconciliations, assisting with submission of trial balances and balance sheet reconciliations.
• Preparation of financial statements
• Assisting with other statutory requirements linked to the closing of the annual statutory accounts process.
• Preparation and submission of Intrastat
• Preparation and posting of payments, posting of expenses notes, and following of corporate credit cards
• Preparation of external reporting and completion of audit requests at half year and year end
• Preparation of tax documentation requested by the authorities
• Preparation of customs documentation and any relevant VAT declarations, preparation of the monthly VAT return calculations, ensuring that VAT payments and submission are made on time
• Assist with the preparation of the statutory accounts
• To provide information and analysis on areas of responsibility to the auditors
• To provide the Belgian and French Chief Accountants with support and cover as necessary,
any other general daily and ad hoc tasks as required of the role.

Experience & Skill Requirements:

• Part-qualified CIMA/ACCA qualification
• Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting processes, particularly with respect to cash flow forecasting and reporting
• Strong knowledge of Excel, being able to manipulate data (vlookups, pivot tables etc)
• Experience of accounting systems
• Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines
• Demonstrate accuracy and pay attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal skills – approachable and down to earth with good communication skills

If you match the above requirements, live in the UK and are interested in finding out more about this role then please apply today.