EMEA Corporate Accountant EMEA Corporate Accountant …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Mar 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Mar 21
Posted by:
Carlos Roberts • Recruiter
Posted by:
Carlos Roberts
The firm is the leader in international aircraft sales, marketing, and ownership strategies, with over 20 regional offices globally. The company’s success over more than 50 years in business aviation has earned it a world-class customer base, a wide network of connections and one of the largest inventories in the industry. Under the direction of the Controller, the Accounting Specialist will be responsible for providing financial accounting activities for the firm and its subsidiaries.

Main Duties

Process monthly European payroll, including reports 

Prepare quarterly VAT filings for European entities

Process cash transactions, including data uploading and reconciliation

Process and track income and expenses by international subsidiary

Prepare financial data and international subsidiary ledgers for purposes of financial reporting and corporate consolidation

Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes

Support Controller in implementation of corporate accounting policies and procedures, internal controls, and financial information systems

Support analytical reviews and reporting packages for senior management including, but not limited to, profit and loss analysis and related variance analyses

Help coordinate efforts for income tax accounting and assist in implementation of international tax strategies

Help coordinate efforts for annual financial audit and reporting  

Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed


Qualifications: ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant or qualified by experience, with an education at degree level in Accounting or Finance with a strong academic record.

Experience: 4+ years' post qualified experience, in a financial accounting and reporting role. VAT, Cash Transaction Accounting and Payroll experience. Experience with UHNW Clients or Luxury Industry is a plus.

Knowledge: Good working knowledge of accounting terms and concepts, with strong technical knowledge of UK GAAP.


  • Self-starter, strong analytical skills, ability to multitask, to prioritise and complete work effectively within tight deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of accounting software programs. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Highly detail orientated and excellent organisational skills. 
  • Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Experience with financial consolidations and reporting for multi-divisional entities is a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL is a plus.


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