Assistant Management Accountant- French speaker

Recruiter
ROC Recruitment
Location
UK, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Jan 2022
Closes
02 Feb 2022
Ref
2807561407
Experience level
Qualified accountant
My client is a company that support over 400 Franco British businesses with a comprehensive range of services. They are now looking to hire an Assistant Management Accountant to join their Accounting department.

Responsibilities:

1. Outsourcing accountancy
· Ensure that all the information necessary to process the monthly management accounts of the Outsourcing clients is received on time
· Input in all the data received from clients on their system
· Ensure the management accounts of the Outsourcing clients are produced on the deadline set by the client
· Produce accounts up to trial balance
· Assist Outsourcing clients with general administration tasks
· Deal with incoming queries regarding the monthly management accounts
· Ensure the most friendly and professional relationship with clients
· Attending meetings between the potential client (French SME) and the partners of the company (lawyers, auditors, etc) after validation of the project.

2. VAT return
· Complete the quarterly VAT return form on the behalf of the Outsourcings clients
· Submit the completed and signed form to HM Customs and Excise online

3. Coordination between the Outsourcing Department and the parent company in France
· Produce the monthly management accounts for all clients and send them
· Liaise with the parent company in France in regards to any queries they may have regarding the management accounts or any other matter

4. Coordination between the Department and its clients / potential clients
· Answer queries by phone or email on setting up a business in the UK and send all the relevant information to potential clients
· Set up and follow up new clients
· Liaise with HMRC
· Liaise with any other necessary supplier in order to assist the company in starting up a business in the UK as quickly and as smoothly as possible
· Assisting Auditors to carry out an audit on the behalf of our clients

5. Other
· Updating the databases
· Assist the Accounts and Outsourcing department prepare reports / presentations / Accounts
· Depending on the existing workload, other projects may be given by the Finance & Outsourcing Services
· Manage archiving (paper & electronic)
· Write procedures if necessary
· Weekly meeting, monthly operational reporting to the Finance & Outsourcing Services
· To absorb the workload of the other Assistant Accountants during their absence

EXPERIENCE

· Educated to degree level preferably in Accounting and Finance (equivalent to BTS Comptabilité Gestion or DUT Gestion des Entreprises et Administration) or any relevant experience in the Accounting field.

· Experience in nominal ledger, sales ledger, purchase ledger and cashbook, knowledge of VAT declaration

· Excellent credit control skills

· Commercial Awareness desirable

· With at least 2-3 years' work experience

· Bilingual French/English

· Knowledge of Accounting package: sage, Xero, pegasus opera would be an advantage

· Ability to work independently

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