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German speaking Accounting Assistant

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Description

COMPANY BACKGROUND
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world class, international and highly successful outsourced accountancy/financial services practice in Central London with excellent salary and benefits.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Working with a varied portfolio of clients across different sectors, your main responsibility as a German speaking Accounting Administrator will be to assist in the preparation and collation of financial information for a portfolio of German speaking clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing purchase ledger and sales ledger activities
  • Coding and processing invoices
  • Working out VAT payments
  • Processing payroll
  • Making payments
  • Dealing with expenses
  • Checking and reconciling supplier statements

This exciting and rewarding role will include significant interaction with clients and other team members as well as liaison with management accountants.

Specific Requirements

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Fluency in German is essential
  • Experience in a similar finance or accounts role is essential, e.g. purchase ledger, invoicing, VAT, expenses etc
  • Accountancy qualification is desirable but not essential (eg AAT/CIMA/ATT)
  • UK VAT experience preferred

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer relations
  • Payroll

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Problem-solver
  • Skilled Collaborator

We offer

SALARY

Very competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience plus fantastic benefits including the following:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Flexible hours of work
  • Excellent contributory stakeholder pension scheme
  • Life assurance (x4 pensionable salary)
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Career coaching scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme

This is an excellent opportunity to join a truly world class, international, fast growing accountancy outsourced practice with excellent personal coaching available to help you with career progression opportunities, potentially to manager level