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European Accountant

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 28000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 15 days ago Reference: 3056709
My client are a leading Professional Services firm based in Central London. They are now looking to recruit an experienced General Ledger Accountant.

This is an excellent opportunity, working with the Financial Controller (Continental Europe & Africa) and Finance Director (Europe & Africa) on a daily / weekly basis, reconciling the accounts to ensure efficient reporting of the financial performance of the business.

You will need to have experience and competency in all aspects of the General Ledger including double-entry accounting, journals, accruals and reconciliation work.

Working for a growing business, this role will develop and progress over time, and there are excellent benefits offered including full study support.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Working with local accounts staff in each country to answer all queries
- Support for non-accountants in some European countries
- Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for European countries
- Producing timely European reports on a monthly basis
- Supervising the intercompany invoicing process in all European countries, including;

Reconciling all intercompany accounts in Europe
Agreeing balances between countries and ensuring payments are made
Tracking Europe division group costs and preparing invoices
Accounting for exchange differences.

- Year-end reconciliation of local books in each country to UK books
- Assist in the preparation of annual budgets
- Answering queries on variances for the CFO
- Regular reviews of management accounts with European Controller.

Skills / Attributes Required

- Studying CIMA/ ACCA
- Basic knowledge of VAT
- Demonstrable experience of working in management accounting or financial management.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong system skills, ideally implementation experience.


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