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French Speaking - Accounts / Credit Control Assistant

Donnington, Luton, United Kingdom, £ £ 24000.00-26000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


French Speaking Accounts/Credit Control Assistant


Up to £26,000 per annum

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic multilingual Accounts/Credit Control Assistant (French/English speaking) to join their small Finance team based in Luton.

The role will be responsible for the sales ledger function within the EMEA Region posting and matching all cash receipts, reconciling invoices processed, debit notes deducted and process all credit notes. Reconcile sales ledger to nominal ledger control account and 'chase' all debts that are overdue. The postholder will also be required to produce and present regular management information.

Key responsibilities will include:

Chasing all outstanding debts past their due date
Liaise with internal/external contacts regarding any credit queries/issues on accounts in the UK and France and building a rapport with customers
Release all orders on a prompt basis
Process all receipts and match and clear them against specific invoices
Process all debit notes
Reconcile sales ledger to sales ledger control in nominal ledger in line with management accounts timetable AR to GL
Prepare Bank reconciliations (EURO currency)
Prepare AR report on weekly basis and monitor/report on any discrepancies
Obtain credit references in support of credit limits for all new accounts
Obtain credit references as orders and debt take existing customers through their credit limits
Provide any other support and reporting/reconciliations required for month-end management accounts and year-end accounts processes
General financial assistance across the European business and within the finance team
Suitable applicants will have:

Confidence and the ability to place pressure tactfully on companies who owe money
Hardworking with a drive to meet targets
Previous accounts/finance experience
Adaptability and problem solving
Good organisational skills with accuracy and attention to detail
The ability to prioritise a heavy workload in a fast-changing environment
Fluent French/English speaking and in written correspondence
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word)
Experience of Netsuite system
Benefits: 20 days holiday, Life Assurance, 60% staff discount, access to nationwide retail benefit portal, Flexible working, Employee Assistance programme.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP submitting your CV, and salary expectations.

Please note our client is currently unable to consider applicants that require sponsorship/visas for working in the UK.

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Donnington, Luton, United Kingdom
£ £ 24000.00-26000.00 Annual Annual