External Reporting Accountant, Cobalt Park, UK
Posted on Sep 25, 2021 by eTeam Inc.
Role: External Reporting Accountant
Duration: 9 Months
Location: Cobalt Park, UK
The External Reporting Team is the engine behind the quality and timely preparation of the Local GAAP financial statements and corporate income tax reporting for Western Europe. This includes Local GAAP tax accounting and preparation of Direct Tax Computations and Returns.
The External Reporting (ER) accountant will be working as part of a team that covers various markets however will primarily focus on the UK. The role will cover all areas of external reporting from preparation of draft financial statements, to detailed fixed assets and capital analysis for tax reporting through to adhoc statistical reporting.
The candidate must have strong communication and customer service skills, as they will be working directly with Local GAAP and Tax Managers in various locations.
Skills required for the role include:
Fixed assets and capital accounting knowledge.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Knowledge of SAP and strong excel skills.
Strong operational discipline to meet tight external reporting deadlines.
Good accounting knowledge, which they can apply to complex accounting scenarios.
The agility to be able to work with different managers and multiple countries/pieces of work to meet specific reporting deadlines
Specific skills required
Fixed Assets & Capital accounting knowledge
Strong accounting knowledge
Strong excel skills
Specific qualifications required
Someone with a professional accounting qualification eg CIMA, ACCA, ACA or CAT/AAT with relevant work experience.