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Accounts Payable Accountant

Barcelona, Spain

Job Ref: 350

Date Posted: Thursday 8 Apr 2021

Our Client:

A world leader in commercial laundry; sales, product range, reach and R&D investment. They invent, design, produce and market premium solutions for commercial laundries.


Responsibilities for Accounts Payable Accountant:

  • Lead Invoice Reception Register and Bookings.
  • Check invoices data and fiscal rules based on country of origin and destiny.
  • Maintenance of Vendor Master File.
  • Prepare AP monthly and year-end accounting closing tasks.
  • Prepare monthly Bank reconciliation and AP Balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliation.
  • Support Annual Audit.
  • Monthly Analysis of Interim Accounts and GRNI.
  • Prepare and recommend actions to improve vendor aging.
  • Vendors Ad-Hoc reports and Specific Projects.
  • Support Purchasing and Commercial areas on vendor inquiries.
  • Review and propose updates on local chart of accounts.
  • Review and Process expenses claims ( Concur)
  • Responsible for any additional in-country statutory filings including local taxes, governmental compliance, and payroll related taxes. Elaborate and submit monthly VAT tax filings and Intrastat of French entity as needed.
  • Elaborate and submit quarterly Ecotaxe declaration of French entity.



  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years of business experience in a French company
  • Hands-on experience managing the AP Accounting for international operations in multiple countries.
  • Thorough knowledge of French legal requirements, thorough use of U.S. GAAP and/or IFRS
  • SAP is a MUST and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Fluent in English and French (spoken and written)
  • Valued other EU language such as Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch.


Skills and Abilities:

  • High levels of personal integrity, clarity, and honesty.
  • Proactive, well organized, fast learning, positive
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to define, implement and adhere to policies and procedures. Clear drive towards execution.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential and sensitive data.
  • Culturally sensitive and able to operate effectively in various cultures.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, international environment.


  • University Degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent.
  • Certified Accountant or advanced business degree preferred.

Lewis Williams
+44(0)1908 929 929

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