Vacancy

Reporting Accountant,
Full-time

United Kingdom, England, Slough

Business unit: DP Marketing & Sales Unit UK and Ireland

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.

Responsibility

Reporting Accountant
Salary circa £46,000, plus an attractive benefits package
Slough, Berkshire

 
As a qualified ACA/CIMA, or equivalent, with post qualified experience ideally gained in industry and or practice, you are looking to develop your career in a business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them.


That business is AkzoNobel. We’re looking for a qualified ACA/CIMA accountant with experience of reporting in a group environment to deliver accurate, timely and relevant financial information to the AkzoNobel corporate reporting team.

 
Why AkzoNobel?

 
We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. We are also named amongst the Top Employers in the UK. You can’t make a great impact like this without having great people. We want to be the best – to use our leading market positions to deliver a leading performance – and for that, we need the best. Is that you?

 
Role description

 
As Reporting Accountant you will ensure the application of corporate and local accounting policies as you deliver all local legal requirements for reporting, including tax (direct and indirect) information and statutory accounts. You will ensure month end processes are complete as well as review monthly balance sheet reconciliations and corporate reporting requirements and hedging information. You will also produce annual tax computation reporting. In addition, the UK business will look to you to use your technical accounting expertise to input into key decisions, ensure the integrity of financial information and reflect latest practices in our operating procedures.

 
The person we are looking for

 
A qualified ACA/CIMA accountant with experience of reporting in a group environment, you have strong IFRS knowledge, a track record of dealing with corporate requests and the ability to develop bespoke reports to support decision making. In addition to your technical accounting skills, you are a confident communicator, used to presenting information to financial and non-financial colleagues and manipulating data in systems (Cognos, Excel, Access). Experience of SAP & Hyperion would also be highly advantageous. You will also be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments.

 
What you will receive in return

 
Salary circa £46,000, plus an impressive benefits package including, 10% bonus potential, defined contribution pension scheme (up to 12% company contribution) and many more.

We believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be a part of a team that will invest in you and help drive your development please apply online via our website.
 
AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.

 
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Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

September 30, 2016

Vacancy number

1600059I

Continent

Europe

Country

United Kingdom

State/Region/Province

England

Site

Slough

Business unit

DP Marketing & Sales Unit UK and Ireland

Sub business unit

Decorative Paints United Kingdom

Job family

Finance

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


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