Healthy drinks company - Assistant Accountant (French speaking)

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Salary:
Up to £30000 per annum depending on experience plus benefits
Location:
Nationwide
Apply by:
17th December 2018
Start date:
January 2019
Job type:
Graduate job

Company Overview


Since launching in the UK the brand has seen exponential growth and has seen a 19% YOY growth performance across the Convenience sector, contributing 1.4m to the category. This is a hugely exciting opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing brand which is currently championing the healthy drinks industry.


Job Summary


They are looking for a charismatic, ambitious and results orientated Assistant Accountant who is fluent in the French language to support the Finance Team working closely with the French market. This is a really exciting opportunity to be a part of an exciting entrepreneurial company and build your career in finance.



In a nutshell, you are responsible for:


Year end audit management and statutory accounts preparation


Month end management


Tax compliance


Stock reconciliations


Bank reconciliations


Ad hoc AP and AR assistance



In more detail, this means:


Audit management and statutory accounts preparation


Being first point of contact for local accounting/audit companies (UK , France & Spain)


Management of the year-end audit, ensuring deliverables are provided to external teams in a timely manner


Preparation of statutory accounts alongside external accounting teams for all legal entities


Tax Compliance


Preparation and submission of VAT, PAYE, Sugar tax returns and management of in preparation of corporation tax returns by external tax advisors for all legal entities


Month end management


Preparing and posting month end journals, including marketing and overheads accruals and prepayments, FX revaluations, depreciation etc


Preparing trial balance and consolidated P&Ls and balance sheets for review


Balance Sheet reconciliations


Stock Reconciliations


Working with the Operations team to ensure inventory matches between warehouses and SAP, understanding any differences and advising adjustments where necessary


Bank reconciliations


Managing weekly and monthly bank reconciliations for bank accounts


Investigating anomalies and resolving mismatches


Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable assistance


Ad hoc back up for AP and AR team members when necessary; posting invoices, credit notes, debit notes and remittances



Specific knowledge, qualifications, skills & experience required:


Either a finance or numerate degree and at least 2 years' experience in a similar role is desired


A part-qualified accountant or working towards being qualified would be advantageous


Native or fluent French speaker is desired


Good communication and interpersonal skills


Excellent attention to detail


Strong IT skills including MS Excel and preferably SAP experience


Excellent numerical and analytical skills


Ability to work well under pressure, resilient, can-do attitude


Proactive and adaptable


A sense of urgency and ability to be flexible



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