(Senior) French Statutory Accountant - South West UK

Park Street People
700.00 - 48050.00 GBP Annual + 00
15 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
  • Responsibility for all month end closure and reporting tasks
  • Opportunity to step up into this role, with support both above and below you
  • Wonderful Cotswolds location
  • Modern and relatively new EMEA SSC – international manufacturer of $6 billion turnover

We are looking for a native level/fluent (Senior) French Statutory Accountant to join the EMEA financial shared service centre for an international manufacturer with $6 billion annual revenue.

Reporting to the EMEA Financial Manager, you'll be responsible for statutory accounts and financial reporting under French (for standalone) & US GAAP (for consolidated) for the French trading entities.

Responsibilities include (although not limited to):

  • Statutory accounts under French and US GAAP (this is a must)
  • Tax returns to French authorities on behalf of French business entities
  • Maintenance of financial records, month end journals, P&L reporting
  • Reconciliations; investigation of discrepancies

Due to the team structure with support above you, this is a great opportunity to step into a more senior level role.

In addition:

  • We're ideally looking for someone who has either recently worked in France or has worked in another country on behalf of the French trading entities to ensure current knowledge.
  • You should be driven and personable, with strong numeric and problem–solving qualities.
  • You should have SAP experience.
  • Experience in an EMEA/European SSC (or BPO) is desirable.
  • Examples of previous process improvements would be great.

This is an opportunity to step up in your career and should be seen as a medium–long term opportunity (3 years minimum). People relocating within the UK or from mainland Europe are more than welcomed. The wonderful city of Bristol is about a 40 minute drive from the office and nearby Gloucester is an easy bus away.

The company prides itself on family values, a strong sense of inclusion and allowing individuals to gain exposure to other business areas. Set in the beautiful rural county of Gloucestershire in a modern office, this is a great long–term opportunity.

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