Italian speaking Senior Accountant

England, Essex
£40000 - £50000 per annum + (Subject to Experience)
23 Feb 2021
23 Mar 2021
DH 05/01
Deborah Hediger
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

An experienced Italian speaking Senior Accountant is urgently needed for a global high tech organisation which provides IT solutions across the world, to assist their multilingual accounting team. You will be based in Essex and will play a vital part in the company, ensuring the timely preparation of management accounts. You have to be able to commute to Essex as this role will be office-based.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Controlling and managing the General Ledger
  • Preparing and being responsible for internal reporting
  • Dealing with and preparing all VAT, compliance and tax activities and undertaking audit work
  • Being responsible for statutory accounting/corporate reconciliations
  • Ensuring timing and accuracy of accounting activity of the company
  • Working closely and cooperatively with other accountants on various tasks within the finance department

About you:

The ideal applicant will be responsible, organised, have strong analytical skills and solid experience in a similar accountant role. This is a great opportunity for an Italian speaking Senior Accountant who wants to pursue a new challenge and wants to progress within a global organisation within the technology sector. Are you a self-starter looking for a rewarding career where no day in the job is the same and where you can make a real difference? If you can say yes to this, then we need you!


  • Perfectly fluent in Italian and English, both written and spoken, is a must
  • Must have experience with and knowledge of Italian GAAP and UK GAAP
  • Experience with making accruals, prepaid, European VAT and balance sheet reconciliation is a must
  • Advanced Excel skills are essential
  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualification or a degree in Finance or Economics is a plus
  • Able to commute to Essex on a daily basis

To apply, please send your CV in English and in Word format to Deborah.
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