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Group Statutory Accountant

Group Statutory Accountant

Up to £48,000 (DOE)

Nottingham (Hybrid)

Full time, Permanent

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a ‘FTSE 100 Group’ client that need a Qualified Group Statutory Accountant.

The Group Statutory Accountant will be a key member of the Statutory Reporting team designed to provide accurate and timely information internally and externally with responsibility for IFRS 16 reporting in a multinational, FTSE 100 group, including preparation and consolidation of data.

Alongside the accounting of leases, the role will involve the monthly reporting of capital expenditure across the Group, including budget vs actual analysis (pre and post IFRS 16) and statutory reconciliations back to the general ledger.

Key Requirements

  • Preparation of group IFRS 16 numbers on a monthly basis including reconciliations of the IFRS 16 assets, liabilities, and charges.
  • To maintain the IFRS 16 lease models for the UK and Ireland estates (3000+ leases). Responsibilities will include liaising with the property team and divisions to understand the changes, updating the models and preparing the accounting entries.
  • To assist in the preparation of IFRS 16 budgeting, including capex, debt and profit and loss charges.
  • Key point of contact for divisions and external auditors on IFRS 16 related matters.
  • To prepare monthly capital expenditure reports for the Group, involving working with the local divisions to obtain their figures and reconcile the reports to the ledger.
  • To review monthly capital expenditure reports against the budget and provide commentary to support monthly board reporting.
  • To design and implement a monthly group statutory fixed asset note process as part of the wider group consolidation process.
  • Preparation of group tangible and intangible fixed assets notes monthly.

Key Skills & Education

  • Qualified accountant (ACA)
  • Advanced IFRS 16 knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience of Oracle Cloud Financials (Fusion)

If you would like to apply for this Group Statutory Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV and current package details to alex@hamilton-woods.com

Statutory, VAT & Regulatory Reporting Accountant

Statutory, VAT & Regulatory Reporting Accountant

Up to £45,000 p/a + Bonus + Pension

Full time, Permanent

West Midlands

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with an exclusive client based in the West Midlands that are expanding within their broad finance team. The Statutory, VAT & Reporting Accountant works across multiple disciplines and functions due to the nature of this multi-faceted business.

The Statutory, VAT & Reporting Accountant will be responsible for the preparation and the submission of both UK and Overseas legal entity statutory reporting under local GAAP (including but not restricted to IFRS, UK GAAP and Swiss GAAP amongst others) and other regulatory reporting where required locally.

The role will act as a key contact between the business and external authorities and auditors to resolve queries and issues. The role will also act as support and cover for the VAT returns preparation and submission (including corresponding payments to local authorities across the EAME region); related balance sheet account reconciliations (VAT and Current Tax) and monthly intrastats reporting.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Timely preparation and submission of statutory reporting in accordance with local GAAP
  • Key point of contact between the business and local authorities
  • Establish strong relationship with tax team and external tax advisors
  • Managing the relationship with external auditors
  • Timely preparation and submission of VAT returns and corresponding preparation of paperwork for payment
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations to a very high standard
  • Completion of intrastats reporting and other regulatory reporting
  • Supporting the manager with common processes, to drive efficiency and quality improvements within team
  • Supporting the manager and team with other adhoc projects as and when required.

Skills/Qualifications required:

  • A relevant professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA).
  • Understanding of overseas legislation/ requirements (including international VAT compliance)
  • Technical understanding of local GAAP vs US GAAP
  • Dealing and managing stakeholders remotely (dealing with stakeholders whose first language may not be English)
  • Knowledge of the business to assist with the analytical review process and preparing complex balance sheet reconciliations.

If you would like to apply for this Statutory, VAT & Reporting Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV attached to alex@hamilton-woods.com