German Speaking Senior Accountant

Halliday Marx
South West London
£40,000 - £49,999
23 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A well respected technology/marketing business based in West London requires a German Speaking Senior Accountant to join their finance team.

Role Responsibilities -

* Ensure proper processing of daily transactions in the general ledger for all EMEA entities.

* Assist 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 timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations for all EMEA entities in accordance with closing schedule on a monthly basis.

* Responsible for 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.

* Work with the Tax Department to provide information and guidance for VAT accruals and payments.

* Assist with analytical review of period results

* Responsible for preparation of audited accounts for the entities.

* Responsible for preparation of CIT return for the entities.

* Responsible for contacts with local tax and other local authorities.

* Responsible for preparation of local statistical information as required by local authorities.

* Assist other team members with system or policy issues.

* Assist with requests from internal and external auditors.

* Assist with informational requests from Tax Department.

* Responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley key controls in areas of responsibility.

* Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures.

* Must meet monthly, quarterly and annual closing deadlines.

* Assist with other special projects as needed.

Candidate Requirements -

* 2+ years relevant experience required

* Accounting qualification required

* German Accounting experience required

* English and German language skill required

* Having worked in Germany is a Plus

* Ability to consistently meet departmental deadlines

* Timely follow-up and completion of assigned tasks

* High Proficiency Microsoft Excel Required

* Experience with JD Edwards

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