Group Accounting & Tax Manager Wakefield
I am delighted to be working with a major international organisation who are setting up a shared service centre in the West Yorkshire area. They are looking for a Group Accounting & Tax Manager
The role: Group Accounting & Tax Manager
Ensuring all accounts are prepared in accordance with IFRS. You'll manage the production of the Statutory Accounts for the group along with production of all supporting schedules. You'll also produce the Annual Return for the Group.Some of your other responsibilities will be to monitor trading entities and ensure adequacy of their capital structures. You'll lead a project to remove dormant entities within the group. You will also manage financial accounting consolidation and reporting activities across multiple ERP and reporting platforms using OneStream. The role will also provide strategic planning and advice for all tax matters, advising the business on direct and indirect tax, commercial tenders, and partnerships, restructuring and M&A activity.
You will be a qualified accountant (probably from a UK top 20 firm) with relevant PQE in senior financial management and tax accounting roles. You'll have an in-depth knowledge of UK and overseas GAAP, and multi entity, multi-currency consolidations. You will also have a detailed understanding of current UK tax rules for both direct and indirect taxes, and compliance requirements.With experience of large ERP systems, and mainstream consolidation packages such as OneStream or Hyperion, you'll be comfortable with manipulating data in excel for detailed modelling and analysis. As a strong team player with a collaborative and open style, you'll be "hands on" when needed. With excellent verbal and written communication skills, you'll be able to work effectively with senior management and non-finance leaders, distilling complex issues into easily understood messages. Finally, you must be comfortable working in an organisation undergoing significant change.
A highly competitive package is offered including a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities.