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Financial Analyst & Accountant - French speaker

Location: London,

Type: Full Time

Position Title: Financial Analyst & Accountant                   Location: London

Department/Team: Finance                                               Position Type: Regular, Full-Time

Direct Reports: No Reports                                               Reports To: Controller (Europe)


Position Accountabilities:

  1. Financial Planning & Analysis – European entities
  • Assist Controller to prepare and maintain revenue recognition schedules to provide revenue entries to the accounting team
  • Assist in review all client contracts and agreements for completeness and final customer signing
  • Investigate and conduct appropriate variance analyses on all areas based on deviations of actual results vs. budget/reforecast.
  • Assist in the development of short and long-term strategic plans for the company.
  • Work with departments, units, and branch offices in the development of the annual budget and reforecast. 
  • Prepare management and executive reports to support and control income and expenses against DAC’s short and long-term financial plans.
  • Assist Controller with monthly sales analysis
  • Complete required bookkeeping and prepare all documentation and working paper schedules to facilitate completion of year-end review
  1. Year End Processes – Europe entities
  • Assist Controller with year-end tax and compliance filings
  1. Ad-hoc and other duties
  • Assist in invoicing and accounts receivable collections
  • Assist Controller with any ad-hoc financial requests

Position Requirements:

  • Fluent in French and English is required
  • Fluent in Spanish and German is highly desirable
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting
  • Minimum 3 year of accounting/finance experience
  • Experience with UK, France financial reporting, taxes and regulatory compliance is highly desirable
  • Experience with the full cycle of accounting, and financial analysis
  • Strong time management skills with experience/exposure to managing tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Experience in Great Plains Dynamic is an asset
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced agency with multiple deadlines
  • Someone who is confident in their abilities
  • Accepted file types: pdf.