Asssistant Accountant - German Speaking

Page Personnel Finance
30 Aug 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Page Personnel are currently recruiting on behalf of an international organisation who are aggressively expanding their European operations and require a German Speaking Assistant Accountant to support their ongoing growth.

Client Details

My client is an international retail brand housing household names found on the high street. With strong growth in both US & EMEA markets, my client is looking to expand their European function.


The ideal German Speaking Assistant Accountant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare/assist in the preparation of the month end bank reconciliation.
  • Ensure that all payments are supported by authorised invoices.
  • That all expense claims are supported by appropriate documentation and authorised signatory.
  • Ensure that major accounts are regularly reconciled, that cash is allocated on a daily basis and that credit balances are investigated.
  • Pursue outstanding debts in order to ensure that cash is collected within the normal credit period, in line with Group procedures.
  • Assist in closing off the sales ledger at the month end, running statements/ required report
  • Ensure that all purchase invoices are correctly authorised and coded, and posted to the purchase ledger on a regular basis.
  • Monthly reconciliation of purchase ledger balances to supplier statements.
  • Prepare monthly payment run, passing cheques together with statement and supporting documentation for signature,
  • ensuring that cash payments are allocated regularly and debit balances are investigated.
  • Assist in closing off purchase ledger at month end, running statements, required reports


The ideal German Speaking Assistant Accountant will have the following attributes:

  • Working knowledge of Oracle
  • Strong exposure to a finance function
  • Ability to read, write and speak German would be preferable
  • ACCA/CIMA studier would be preferable
  • Hard working team player

Job Offer

Competitive salary, study support and fantastic benefits