German speaking Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: 624326
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £26,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Accountancy, Banking & Financial Services
  • Language(s): German
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

German speaking Finance Assistant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract initially - up to c. £26,000-£28,000 pa (possibly negotiable) - Central London

Fantastic opportunity to join a world class, international and highly successful accountancy practice in London with excellent salary package, paid overtime and amazing benefits!


Fluency in English and German is essential

Central London

Our client is a leading accountancy firm based in Central London.

Due to continued and fast growing expansion, they are looking to recruit a German speaking Finance Assistant.

As a German speaking Finance Assistant, your main responsibility will be to assist in the preparation and collation of the preparation of financial information for a portfolio of German speaking clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing purchase ledger and sales ledger activities
  • Coding and processing invoices
  • Working out VAT payments
  • Processing payroll
  • Making payments
  • Dealing with expenses
  • Checking and reconciling supplier statements

This exciting and rewarding role will include significant interaction with clients and other team members as well as liaison with management accountants.


  • Fluency in German is essential
  • Experience in a similar finance or accounts role is essential, e.g. purchase ledger, invoicing, VAT, expenses etc
  • UK VAT experience preferred


Up to c. £26,000-£27,000 (possibly negotiable) per annum depending on experience plus fantastic benefits including the following:

  • Study support (ACCA or CIMA)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible holiday where you can buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave per annum
  • Excellent contributory stakeholder pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Season ticket loan up to £6,000

and other great benefits!

This is an excellent opportunity to join a truly world class, international, fast growing accountancy practice with excellent career progression opportunities.

NB This contract is to start at the beginning of February 2019

To apply or to find out more, please email your CV to us or contact Lisa Grimes