German Financial Accountant

Edward Mann
Covent Garden
From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
My client is a global media advertising commerce company and they are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant for an 18 month maternity cover to be based in their Covent Garden office. Responsibilities: -Financial reporting for Germany and the UK -Recording journals (i.e. payroll, accruals and prepayments) -Maintaining the fixed asset schedule and recording monthly depreciation charges -Bank reconciliation -Balance sheet reconciliation of other key accounts including accruals and pre-payments. -Deferred revenue calculations -Accounts payable functions, including recording invoices and payments -Month- and quarter-end close and reporting -Weekly forecasting -German and UK VAT submissions -Payroll review -Ensuring SOX compliance -SOX Audit, review of SOX procedures -Responding to external audit queries -Organising, reviewing and confirming translation of German financials from US GAAP to German GAAP -Analytical reporting (balance sheet/revenue flux) -Processing merchant payments via Payment Manager in Oracle -Verify merchant accounts in SAGE -Reconciliation of actual revenues to forecasts, investigating discrepancies -Providing quarterly holiday balances -Reviewing employee counts with HR -Inputting headcount data into Oracle -Providing holiday cover for peer overseeing France and Spain finances Candidate profile: -Previous professional experience in a similar role -Able to work to quarterly deadlines -Enthusiastic with a 'can do’ attitude -Highly detail orientated -Advanced excel skills are essential This job was originally posted as