European Assistant Accountant

Hays Shanghai
Bracknell, United Kingdom
17 Sep 2020
17 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your new role is a 12 month maternity Fixed Term Contract. As Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for the UK and European entities.

Key Responsibilities include
  • Preparation of EC sales and Intrastat submissions for European entities each month
  • Preparation of first draft VAT return (European entities) submission each quarter
  • Analysis of UK distribution costs
  • Assist with preparation of monthly accounts
  • Assist with external statutory audit
  • Assist with sales invoice process, reconciling customer accounts and contacting customers for overdue items
  • Control the supplier invoice process from receipt through to payment

What you'll need to succeed is a working knowledge of Intrastats, EC sales, VAT preparation as well as a good foundation in transactional finance. AAT Qualified would be of benefit and further support towards ACCA studies would be considered. Experience gained within a product rather than service industry would be advantageous. Fluent German would be beneficial.

What you'll get in return is a great opportunity to continue to develop your career and technical accounting experience. Initially this role will be work from home with a flexible working arrangement in the future as the business anticipates returning to the office in the Autumn. Study support will be considered.

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