European Financial Accountant, French speaking @ INGO - United Kingdom - Accounting for International Development

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    European Financial Accountant, French speaking


    Highly competitive

    France/ Europe UK


    Leading non-profitworkingto relieve poverty & suffering, specialsingin fragile settings, responding to natural disasters andhumanitarian crisis. Seeks French speaking accountant tobe based in France, andwork withthe Finance team on all aspects of financial accounting with particular responsibility for producing financial statements that are in compliance with French accounting regulations and deep understanding of the French accounting standards, including the Plan Computable General (PCG).

    Key Responsibilities and Duties.

    Financial accounting

    • Responsible for ensuring financial transactions are recorded accurately and in a timely manner, and that all accounting entries are properly classified and reconciled.
    • Required to use NetSuite (NS) Cloud Based Accounting software to record all financial transactions and automate all France financial reports in NS system.
    • In order to ensure compliance with the France Chart of Accounts standard, the European Accountant would need to map the organization's chart of accounts to the standard.
    • Managing intercompany balances for France entity in EUR currency. Review monthly receivables and payables to US and UK from France entity.


    • Responsible for preparation of financial statements in accordance with the relevant regulations, including any specific disclosure requirements.
    • Collaborate with other finance staff members globally to ensure consistent financial reporting practices across the organization for France Projects. This could involve regular communication with other finance staff members, sharing best practices and providing guidance on accounting standards and regulations.
    • Work closely with the Global Director of Finance and Accounting to provide regular updates on financial performance in France, including financial statement preparation and audits

    Experience and skills required for the role.

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance and/or a related discipline, Diplôme d'Expertise Comptable, or equivalent work experience.
    • Practical experience of operating accounting ledgers under Plan Computable General
    • Practical knowledge of nonprofit organizations accounting process in EU , UK and USA
      and other countries
    • Extensive experience with accounting procedures and systems with problem-solving
    • Strong IT experience with cloud based accounting platforms
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and especially Excel
    • Skilled in remote management and working across time zones
    • Fluent French speaker
    • English speaker

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