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Accountant German Cluster

Accountant German Cluster

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Holly Dean

  • Contact email:

    hollyd@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008747_1616066420

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-17

  • Startdate:

    12/04/2021

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

  • Cedar are currently looking for an Accountant (German cluster) to join a luxury retail firm based in Central London.

    This role will be paying £45,000 to £50,000 per annum. (DOE)

    A German speaker would be desirable.

    Position Overview:

    The Accountant will perform month-end processes, management reporting, statutory reporting, balance sheet reconciliations and compliance related activities (i.e., VAT and Statistics). Additionally, they will assist with Payroll and Benefits as relevant and other Ad-Hoc accounting tasks.

    The role will partner closely with the Retail team, and the Global Finance function based in Parsippany, NJ, USA.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Completion of the month end close processes and, posting of close journals and preparation of supporting month end schedules.
    • Assist with the review of results pre-close (vs Plan /Trend analysis etc) to ensure that the accounts are accurate. Other close reporting as required.
    • Monthly preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations to ensure that all accounts are adequately reconciled and that all aged items are resolved in a timely manner (<30 days).
    • Preparation of bank reconciliations and ensuring that there are no aged items over 30 days on the bank reconciliations.
    • Responsible for accurate and Timely submission of VAT and other regulatory returns.
    • Assist with preparation and timely submission of all statutory reporting and filings as relevant.
    • Reporting as required.
    • Accounting for Payroll as relevant.

    Required Qualifications/Primary Job Requirements:

    • Fully or part-qualified qualified accountant.
    • At least 2-3 year related work experience in industry, preferably in the retail sector.
    • Must be well presented, outgoing and self-motivated with strong communication and organizational skills.
    • Experience with JD Edwards is a bonus.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Powerpoint and Excel.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Fluency in German language

    If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.