Parkside Recruitment

French Financial Accountant JM

A leading Commercial Company based in West London are due to be recruiting for a fluent speaking French Financial Accountant on a contractual basis .

The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Accountant or hold an equivalent European Qualification.

You will also possess an excellent knowledge of JDE.


Key Responsibilities include -



  • Ensure proper processing of daily transactions in the general ledger for all EMEA entities.

  • Assist department managers with ensuring all purchase requisitions are reviewed for policy compliance and general ledger coding prior to entry into the accounting system.

  • Responsible for timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations for US, in accordance with closing schedule on a monthly basis.

  • Responsible for preparation of lead schedules for month-end review.

  • Responsible for ensuring the timely completion of all cash reconciliations at the end of each month.

  • Responsible for month end accruals into general ledger on a monthly basis.

  • Work with the Tax Department to provide information and guidance for VAT accruals and payments.

  • Assist with analytical review of period results.

  • Maintain highest level of user proficiency of JDE accounting system.

  • Assist other team members with system or policy issues.

  • Assist with requests from internal and external auditors.

  • Assist with informational requests from Tax Department.

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley key controls in areas of responsibility.

  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures.

  • Must meet monthly, quarterly and annual closing deadlines.

  • Assist with other special projects as needed.


Person Specification -



  • English and French to a high level of fluency(written and spoken)

  • Part qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA or its equivalent within Europe ( QBE EU qualification)

  • Demonstrable experience in financial reporting, preparation of statutory accounts, implementation of new accounting standards etc essential

  • Experience in French GAAP, IFRS, and UK GAAP, US GAAP

  • Proven track record and experience of JDE

  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to communicate at matrix levels, both written and verbal Proven ability to work as a member of multi-functional teams and influence senior

  • management within a market

  • Ability to communicate & comprehend financial data in a relevant and concise way

  • Self motivated and displays initiative in solving problems

  • Ability to plan and manage workload to ensure all key deadlines are met


To be considered for this role please apply online or contact Debbie Webb/Jessica Mundyi directly if previously registered with Parkside Recruitment on: 01895 202 360 / 01895 255 007.



Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.




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