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Accountant with Excellent level of English

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Department: Finance & Legal


Our client is a multinational insurance company.


As a Senior Accountant you will be responsible for:

-Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions.
-Analyse financial information summarize finacial status.
-Coordinate resolve various issues with bank (i.e. cleared check differences, targeted balance calculations enhancements to online services, etc); bank liaison.
-Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
-Assist with testing and recieve final approval for system reports required for management, financial reporting general ledger reconciliations.
-Participate in financial standards setting in forecast process, assessing risk.
-Prepare financial statements produce budget according to schedule.
-Direct internal external audits to ensure compliance.
-Support month-end year-end close process.
-Develop document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
-Assist with completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filings.
-Contribute to department organization special projects as assigned.


We are looking for a person with the following qualifications, experience and skills:

-Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
-Proven senior accounting experience
-Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures principles
-Experience with creating financial statements
-Experience in Insurance, Reinsurance Private equity area would be considered as a plus
-Fluency in English Spanish (another language would be considered as a plus)
-High proficiency with standard functions in MS/Office suite, especially Excel (i.e. pivot tables, macros, etc)
-Familiarity with accounting software programs, like SAP/R3 (FI/CO modules) Oracle (finacial modules)
-Strong analytical accounting skills
-High level of numeracy
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills (spoken written)
-Ability to maintain good working relationships with vendors and other stakeholders

Soft skills:

-Business acumen
-Ability to manage deadlines
-Accuracy and attention to detail
-Self-management proactivity



-Competitive Salary
-Life Insurance
-Health Insurance


Olalla Cañellas
(+34) 93 231 00 00 (ext. 123)


Olalla Cañellas
(+34) 93 231 00 00 (ext. 123)

Talent Search People is an international recruitment agency based in Barcelona, Madrid and Lisbon. We provide highly specialised recruitment services within our four areas of expertise: Sales & Marketing, IT & E-Commerce, Native Speakers and Finance & Administration.

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