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Financial Accountant - Italian Speaker - Solar PV

Financial Accountant - Italian Speaker - Solar PV

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy, Energy & Green Tech Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    DOE

  • Contact:

    Rory Chandler

  • Contact email:

    rory@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-22

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    Rory Chandler

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Excellent new position to support the finance function for a global solar development business. The company is headquarted in London and is focused on the European Solar PV market, in particular Italy. 

Our client is offering a challenging opportunity in an international environment for the growth and development of the right candidate. The company offers an attractive compensation package that consists of a competitive salary.

THE ROLE:

Reporting to the Finance Executive Manager, the Senior Accountant will assist in the daily operations and participate in the monthly and quarterly closings, as well as assist with various special projects.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Accounting

  • Prepare Journal Entries and input into Accounting System (SAP Business One)
  • Book and enter invoices (Account Payables and Account Receivables)
  • Reconcile Sub-Ledger to General Ledger accounts
  • Account analysis and reconciliation
  • Calculate and register interest on intercompany loans
  • Gather and submit information to suppliers, auditors, lawyers, consultants, and others requiring accounting/payment information
  • Support the preparation and submission of mandatory UK VAT and tax returns
  • Support ad hoc requests from the Finance Executive Manager

Treasury

  • Revise all invoices to be paid
  • Obtain all payment approvals (payment request form and contract review form)
  • Register payments in the on-line banking system
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare the consolidated weekly bank position

Travel expenses

  • Review travel expense reports (Concur)
  • Book and enter in General Ledge
  • Register payments in the on-line banking system
Reporting 
  • Support the  monthly reporting process
  • Assist in preparing the monthly General and Administrative expense reports
  • Support the reporting process: preparation of the numerical content of the Financial Statements and other report templates

Administrative

  • Processing support documentation for all transactions of the company and its subsidiaries
  • Filing support documentation

THE INDIVIDUAL:

The ideal candidate would have the following credentials:

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting (or similar)
  • Experience (minimum 5 years) as Accountant role
  • Exposure to accounting under IFRS reporting and ITA GAAP
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly professional attitude for providing quality performance in strict deadline environments
  • IT literate, ideally with some experience of accounting packages (SAP) and strong Microsoft Office skills
  • An experience in branch start-up will be considered a plus;
  • Able to work to deadlines, and flexible with regard to hours (overtime may be required) as priorities may change at short notice;
  • Self-motivated
  • Fluency in Italian and English