Junior Accountant - French/English Speaker

The recruitment department of the French Chamber of Great Britain is acting as an agency for its 610 member companies, one of which is currently recruiting a Junior Accountant.

The company is an international accounting firm, provides audit, tax, consulting and financial services.

It’s a full-time permanent role, based in Central London.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Bookkeeping - maintenance of client records on excel spreadsheets and Sage Accounts, including sales and purchase invoice controls, receipts and payment analysis, bank reconciliations and VAT reconciliations
  • Assist in preparation of company accounts preparation of various working papers, maintenance of client files and reporting to seniors at agreed stage of completion
  • VAT - preparation of quarterly VAT Returns for small size companies under the supervision of seniors
  • Payroll preparation of monthly payroll
  • Liaise with clients to ensure record delivery and accounts information in a timely fashion/manner
  • Provide support to Senior Accountants where necessary

Qualifications and Skills:

  • French degree (Bac + 2) - BTS comptabilité / DUT GEA or AAT qualified + knowledge of French Chart of Accounts
  • Fully operational in both spoken and written English and French
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Exposure to Sage line 50
  • Accounting practice experience would be appreciated
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, ability to deal with senior people within various organisations.
  • Experienced IT use
  • Good team player

Only suitable candidates will be contacted. Please, apply only if your profile matches the requirements listed above.

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • French
  • Payroll
  • VAT

Application questions

Do you have at least 2 years of english accounting experience?
Do you have at least 1 years of french accounting experience?
Do you speak french?
Do you speak fluently english?

Reference: 34705873

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