French Speaking Assistant Accountant

Marks Sattin
England, West Yorkshire, Bradford
£23000 - £25000 per annum + + Study support
28 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
F-LEEDS-Laura Gunby
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The business

My client is a market leader in global distribution. They have over 8000 employees and a 4* rating on Glassdoor. They offer exceptional career progression where you can work in a fast paced environment and boost your career.

The opportunity

My client currently have an exciting opportunity for a French speaking Assistant Accountant to join the Finance Shared Services (FSS) to further their development and career. Reporting to the GL Team Lead and responsible for the Italian entity as well as working across the wider GL team, this role will perform the activities required to ensure a timely and accurate period-end, maintain the integrity of the balance sheet, processing of journal entries, and other ad hoc duties.

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month end close processes
  • Journal processing
  • SOX and internal controls
  • Working in one of our technical streams (GRNI/Fixed Assets/VAT/Leases)
  • Other ad-hoc duties


  • Fluent in French
  • A minimum of 12 months in a similar role
  • Well organised and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Collaborating with the wider finance function
  • Enthusiastic and proactive


  • Full study support both AAT, CIMA or ACCA
  • Health benefit including dental and vision coverage
  • 8% Employer pension contribution
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health savings accounts
  • Employee Stock purchase plan
  • Comprehensive time off programs
  • Life insurance
  • Employee referral programme

Sound of interest? Get in touch for more details: or 0113 2031601