Accounting Manager

Michael Page Finance
£40000 - £45000 per annum
15 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Reporting to the Financial Controller as a key member of the Finance Department, the Accounting Manager will be responsible for several key areas of the finance function, including the preparation of management accounts and other financial information, data, and analysis for internal and external submission, and the maintenance of internal accounting systems and processes for both the UK and Germany entities. Client Details My client is established in multiple markets and continue to progress within their competitive arena. Design and innovation being the centre focus of everything they produce. Description Maintenance of the General Ledger including General Ledger journal preparation and entry German speaker - to integrate the business with their european partners Preparation of management accounts for review by EMEA Financial Controller Control account reconciliations and uploading to group shared platform (Blackline) Maintenance of the monthly salary payroll Preparation of journals Preparation and calculation of Group recharge invoices Support EMEA Financial Controller in preparation of budgets and forecasts for Group Submission Preparation of quarterly VAT returns Preparation of draft statutory accounts for audit Support internal and external audits as required (including SOX) Liaison with suppliers, customers and business contacts Support for French and Italy subsidiaries Various other reporting and analysis assignments as required Provide support to the team and assist with ad-hoc accounting duties as required Manage the external outsourced relationship for AP Reporting of non trading entities and branches Liaising with the French and German local tax authorities, local accountants / auditors, payroll bureau, regulatory filing Profile Qualified accountant: ACCA, CIMA, ACA. German speaker - Intermediate level or above (essential) Experience in the use of accounting software packages Advanced knowledge of Excel Strong commercial awareness and understanding of UK GAAP accounting principles Good interpersonal skills Ability to liaise at all levels of the business Strong analytical/numeracy skills Excellent communication skills Ambitious with aspirations for career advancement Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines Some who is: Driven, personable, good team player, proactive, completer / finisher Job Offer The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to establish themselves within a progressive company and be given a role where they can take ownership and add value. This is a unique opportunity for someone to utilise their language skills in order to influence a business. This job was originally posted as

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