German Speaking Financial Accountant

Job Title: German Speaking Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + plus Bonus and Benefits
Reference: JN -092020-452601
Contact Name: Andrew Dallas
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2020 21:38

Job Description

Our Global Banking client is currently seeking a new German speaking qualified Financial Accountant (ACA, ACCA) to join their UK Finance Team. The UK office sits in the heart of Central London, currently in growth mode the company has a global coverage across 5 continents with over 600 branches.

The Financial Accountant will have a key role to play in establishing appropriate procedures and controls within the area of financial accounting. For this role, you will be reporting into Head of Financial Reporting.

Their global network provides a stimulating and supporting work environment which ensures that those who are ambitious and energetic will be on the right track towards achieving their professional and career goals.

Salary between £50-60K plus Bonus and Benefits.

The key responsibilities for this role will include;

· Ensuring sound accounting practice is followed at the relevant brand, with consideration given to local laws and regulations

· Monitor suspense accounts and provisions

· Ensure accurate posting of costs, accruals, prepayments, etc

· Dealing with tax issues including Withholding tax; VAT, income tax and preparation of tax returns

· Reports effective and potential Operational risks

· Day to day controls over Balance Sheet and P&L

· Monthly reporting of P&L, BS reporting with commentary

· Responsible for month end processes and reports for London

· Actively monitor compliance with regulatory requirements

· Responsible for preparing subsidiary annual accounts

· Assisting with the production of year-end Statutory Accounts, Annual Reports and Tax returns

Key Skills Required for the role will include;

  • Experience working within Financial Services
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant ACA ICAEW qualified ideally through the big
  • Fluent German speaker
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible can-do attitude

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