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Financial Accountant - German Speaker

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits

  • Contact:

    Joanna Engel

  • Contact email:

    joanna@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    JE/145777_1652457643

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Startdate:

    asap

Global Organisation seeks a Fluent German Financial Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. The Financial Accountant would assist with the preparation of the German monthly management accounts and ensuring the integrity of the German sets of books.

Duties of the German speaking Financial Accountant include:

  • To assist the Country Controller Germany with the preparation and analysis of monthly accounts for German companies to Trial Balance.
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation and submission of journals together with journal backup for approval
  • Maintenance of fixed assets register
  • Provision of supplementary schedules as required for monthly/quarterly reporting.
  • Adherence to Systems policies & procedures.
  • Ad hoc Operational & Finance requests
  • Preparation & submission of internal & external audit tasks
  • Preparation & submission of statutory/statistical reporting requirements

Requirements or the German speaking Financial Accountant include:

Essential

  • Completed or studying towards a degree or other relevant qualification in Finance, such as ACCA/CIMA
  • Accounting experience to Trial Balance, with a minimum 1-2 years' experience at a similar level
  • Fluent German speaker
  • Hands on ERP experience
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience working with Oracle
  • Experience working with Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Experience working with internal/external auditors
  • Experience working for a US parent company in a multinational environment

This is a hybrid role.

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