Financial Analyst - French speaking

  • £30-35k base + bonus + benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Euro London Group
  • 15 Mar 18 2018-03-15

An independent hotel owner and operator is expanding into Europe and expects to triple in size over the next 10 years. Very entrepreneurial in nature they are looking for a Financial Analyst to support and strengthen their group finance department.

Job Description

The Financial Analyst, based in London and reporting into the Group Financial and Legal Controller, will hold the following responsibilities:

Assist with preparation of the monthly and quarterly group reporting

Assist with preparation of treasury and cash management

Review/prepare written monthly variances and trend analysis and communicate to management

Review/prepare financial and operational analysis of the monthly financial results. Work with the operational teams to understand the drivers causing the budget versus actual variances and, when necessary, recommend corrective actions

Make accounting recommendations as necessary

In particular, involvement in the financial management of the UK-based company, in liaison with external accountants:

  • Preparation of some accounting documents (including travel expenses and management fee invoices)
  •  Review of journal entries and quarterly reporting
  • Budget and cash flow forecast
  • Tax declarations

Support audit activities as needed or requested

Assist operational and financial teams in development of plans and forecasts

Assist with the creation of documentation to ensure consistent application and/or interpretation of process or policies

Assist with the development of internal control

Support the acquisition process to facilitate the integration of financial and accounting data, and detect potential issues in a timely manner

One-off financial analysis missions

Ad-hoc headquarters tasks: office management, pension plan, insurances…

The Successful Applicant:

You will have the following exposure:

Fluency in French to a native level essential (non-French speaking profiles will not be considered); fluency in English required

Previous audit or accounting experience (ideally from Big Four or equivalent)

Good analytical skills and attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure

Organisation and time management skills

Highly-motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills

Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment and willing to perform any other non-specific job related duties as requested.

Proficient PC Skills (Word, Excel)

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