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Assistant Accountant - French Speaking

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    AF - AA - FR_1619683954

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Startdate:


My long standing client has tasked me with finding a French speaking Accounts Payable Assistant to join their team.


  • Allocation of Supplier Payments for all EU suppliers
  • Booking Product Purchase Invoice in ORACLE
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details on the systems
  • Bank Reconciliations- weekly basis & at month end
  • Checking supplier Statement reconciliation's/accounts, ensuring all information is up to date/clearing debit balances on a monthly basis
  • Dealing with manual and urgent payment requests
  • Dealing with suppliers and resolving any queries
  • Allocation of direct debits against supplier Invoices
  • Preparing and processing BACS payments on ORACLE and upload file & Pass for on-line banking
  • Processing and reconciling the Monthly Company Credit Cards Expenses/posting/allocating
  • Checking and Processing Staff expenses for payment / posting / allocating
  • Invoice booking in ORACLE
  • Check & code all Purchase Invoice's post / taking approval and processing on ORACLE
  • Maintaining cashbook in multi currencies
  • Various other ad-hoc tasks as required


Education and Training

  • A level's or European equivalent diploma
  • Desirable, finance qualification or ICM


  • French speaking is essential
  • Previous End to End Accounts Payables experience in Finance
  • Oracle knowledge is essential
  • Organised and methodical
  • Good understanding of accounting double entry
  • Confident, pro-active with strong communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills minimum
  • Good team player who is enthusiastic and willing to take on more responsibility in the future
  • An appreciation of Sarbanes Oxley would be desired

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