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Assistant Accountant - French or German speakers needed

Assistant Accountant - French or German speakers needed

Posted 12 April by West UC Ltd Easy Apply Ended

languages required: Fluency in German or French

The digital era is upon us and it's all about communication, so let's talk! It’s an exciting time here at West UC Limited as we evolve our products and services to consistently provide our customers with a first class service. Our World leading communication solutions transform our customers ability to interact, from any place, any time.

However we wouldn't be anywhere without our employees; and the Finance team is a corner-piece in the West puzzle. A successful business manages its assets well; and we need you to help us keep it that way.


As a member of the Accounting team, we need you to support the numerous European entities of the EMEA group. We will need you to assist in posting and verifying entries into the general ledger, maintaining accounting records; journal entries and account reconciliations, assisting in month end closing, and other duties as assigned. We want you to help ensure the company’s performance is reported in an accurate manner and within our closing deadlines.


  • AAT - preferably level 4 or equivalent experience

  • Previous experience within Management Accounts

  • Familiarity with UK GAAP standards

  • IT literate including MS Excel

  • ACCA/CIMA studies would be beneficial

  • Clear and professional communication skills

  • Desire to learn

  • Fluency in English, and French or German language - verbal and written


This role offers you the rather unique opportunity to gain accounting experience in a dynamic and fast-paced Accounting team; putting you in the responsible position of having visibility of all transactions across the company. In addition, you will have the opportunity to succeed within a very diverse role in an ever-changing and advancing company; calling on all your accounting experience you have acquired to date!

Finally, you will find yourself in the desirable position of developing your EU accounting knowledge by learning the principles of our European entities.


Being an important part of an innovative Global organisation may be reward enough for some, but we want to fully recognise you for your individual contribution. Every West employee is vital to our success which is why everyone is compensated with a competitive starting salary plus a fantastic benefits package including Pension, Life Assurance and Private Health cover.

West invests in developing its greatest asset - YOU. And in addition to a comprehensive programme of blended learning, we offer every employee access to an extensive on-demand training resource using the best of our technologies to deliver engaging content.


Apply now to join our successful team.

We are looking for top talent to join our growing team. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our in-house Recruitment team to kick-start the recruitment process (preliminary assessments and/or telephone interview). If you are a possible fit, you will be invited to meet with a few key individuals on-site in order to help you get a full understanding of the team and the position. Our goal is for you to get to know us as we get to know you.

At West we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, support it and build success upon it. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and no part of this advertisement is intended to discriminate on any grounds.

Required skills

  • AAT
  • Accounting
  • Journal
  • Management Accounts
  • European languages

Reference: 34469869

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