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Group Bookkeeper (USGAAP)

Job Title: Group Bookkeeper (USGAAP)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Industry:
Salary: £40,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH16648RT_1518166080
Contact Name: Rebecca Taylor
Contact Email: rtaylor@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

A successful, international, technology law firm is looking for a Senior Group Bookkeeper or Accountant, with experience of US GAAP and/or German Accounting to join them in this fast paced, varied and rewarding role.

Reporting to the Financial Controller in the UK, you will:
Take responsibility for maintaining accurate accounts for the German and US entities, including fixed asset, Accounts Payable, accruals, prepayments and cash ledgers.
Prepare monthly management accounts for German and US offices.
Process bank and BACS payments to suppliers
Process overheads invoices
Prepare payroll schedules for Us and German offices
Complete monthly bank and intercompany reconciliations
Manage cash flow for US and German offices
Liaise with local accounting and tax advisers and with the group FC, to ensure all statutory reports are prepared and submitted on time.
Resolve any accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Ensure accuracy of data on systems and financial records are maintained appropriately.

To secure the role, you will ideally come from a professional services background and should demonstrate an excellent grasp of the English language and have a keen eye for detail and accuracy in your work. You must have knowledge of intercompany transactions and experience in preparing US and German accounts - ideally with knowledge of USGAAP.

Any knowledge of the German language would also be especially beneficial - but not essential to securing the role.

The starting salary for this role is up to £40,000, plus bi-annual bonuses and comprehensive benefits package, including season ticket loan, PHC, pension an 23 days holiday. The offices are beautiful modern offices, in the heart of the city, with great tech features. The business is continually expanding into global markets and offers great opportunities for progression, for the right individuals.