French speaking Accounts Payable

Location
London
Salary
£16 - £18 per hour
Posted
06 Oct 2020
Closes
03 Nov 2020
Ref
JN -102020-1236674
Contact
Harriet Winter
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

French speaking Accounts Payable, with Netsuite based in central London.

MUST be fluent French and English or you will not be considered for the role.

ONLY APPLY IF YOU CAN SPEAK FRENCH AND ENGLISH.

Client Details

This role will be located in central London, however it will be work from home for the time being.

This French speaking Accounts Payable position is for a retail company that is growing rapidly.

Description

The key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Timely and accurate entry of approved and coded supplier invoices into the accounting system.

  • First review of POs entered in the system to ensure accurate VAT and GL coding.

  • Ensure invoices and journals are booked correctly, following local GAAP and IFRS.

  • Co-ordinate the approval of all invoices, ensuring that company policy around approval limits are followed.

  • Preparation of payment batches in line with finance calendar.

  • Perform monthly supplier reconciliations to ensure continuous accuracy and completeness.

  • Ensure all inter company recharges are recorded and liaise with the other subsidiaries to resolve any variances.

  • Administer direct debit payments from bank accounts, ensuring they remain up-to-date.

  • Primary point of contact to external suppliers for resolving payment queries.

  • Entry to the accounting system and subsequent payment of approved employee expense reimbursement claims.

  • Assist colleagues with queries regarding GL coding.

  • Ad-hoc accountancy tasks

Profile

The successful candidate will be fluent French and have experience on Netsuite system.

You will also need:

  • An ability to proactively identify and escalate issues and process improvements together with a good eye for detail.

  • Hands-on, practical problem solving and process improvement skills and ability to complete tasks within set time frames.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.

  • Comfortable working within an open-plan and curated working environment, with an enthusiasm to adapt and embrace the established norms, values and etiquette of the business.

  • Prior exposure to NetSuite or other ERP systems and retail POS systems would be helpful.

Job Offer

This French speaking Accounts Payable role will offer the candidate the perfect opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment within accountancy and progress within their career.

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