Management Accountant - French Speaking

08 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
Cedar is currently working closely with a renowned PR company, based in Central London, that is urgently seeking a bilingual Management Accountant (French and English).
Joining a team of 10 in the London office, and liaising with a team of up to 20 from the EMEA regions, the successful applicant will be responsible for the financial accounting of various European entities.

Some of the duties for the role are:

Responsible for ensuring that the EMEA finance functions are operating effectively
Manage each entities' balance sheets, ensuring accuracy and that all accounts are accurate and reconciled each month
Manage month-end closes and ensure that deadlines are met
Produce draft P&L's & Balance Sheets timely and accurately
Reconcile statutory accounts to the management accounts for EMEA regions;
Manage internal audits, and assist with external audits
Review and chase debtors
Inter-company reconciliations
Review weekly cash flows for each entity, liaising with the European FD regularly
Manage and control overhead costs for assigned offices
Handle client budget tracking as appropriate
Oversee the billing process and ensure that billing is issued timely and accurately
Ensure that statutory accounts and tax returns are produced in a timely and accurate fashion
Managing local banking relationships

Key Skills:

Fluent in French and English
Used to hitting tight reporting deadlines with an eye for accuracy and completeness
Demonstrable experience in developing processes and controls in a finance function
Good working knowledge of Job Costing systems and WIP management
Experience and practical understanding of financial requirements in various European countries
Effective relationship building and communication skills
Systems literate and intermediate Excel

This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills

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