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Senior German speaking Accountant

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Finance, Financial Accountant
£225 to £275 per day
London, West London
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Our client, a leading technology company based in the Chiswick area, are currently recruiting for a German speaking Senior Accountant on an interim basis. This role requires someone that is fluent in German and confident enough to utilise it in a working environment.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring proper processing of daily transactions in the general ledger for all EMEA entities
  • Assisting department managers with ensuring all purchase requisitions are reviewed for policy compliance and general ledger coding prior to entry into the accounting system
  • Responsible for the timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations for all EMEA entities in
  • accordance with closing schedule on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for the preparation of lead schedules for month-end review
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely completion of all cash reconciliations at the end of each month
  • Responsible for month end accruals into general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Working with the Tax Department to provide information and guidance for VAT accruals and payments
  • Responsible for contacts with the local tax and other local authorities.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley key controls in areas of responsibility

Person Specification:

  • German speaker is essential - native or fluent speaking
  • Experience in a similar position required
  • Accounting qualification is preferred but isn't essential - they will even consider part qualified or QBE Accountants
  • High Proficiency Microsoft Excel Required
  • Experience with JD Edwards or Equivalent Accounting System Strongly Preferred
  • Experience working in a multicompany & multicurrency environment

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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