Statutory Accounting & Reporting Manager
Frimley, Surrey United Kingdom
6d ago

The role

will be embedded in a teamof accounting and reporting professionals that are tasked to provide assuranceon the quality of books and records of different Siemens entities in the UK.

Youwill also be involved in M&A and shareholder controlling topics. You willdrive efficiency and leverage our knowledge resources for steady productivityimprovements in accounting, reporting and controlling.

Whatwill you achieve?

  • A true and fair view for the annual statutory accounts of Siemens entities in GB&I;
  • Management of the annual external statutory audits of Siemens entities in GB&I;
  • Governance and expertise for all accounting topics in relation to single entity statutory accounts for GB&I;
  • Close liaison with the Western Europe and Africa region and our German parent company technical accounting teams;
  • Further improve year-end statutory accounting procedures;
  • Provide the shareholders and the board of directors in GB&I with an overview of the key numbers and areas of risks.
  • Take a lead role in the finance team in UK M&A projects and other shareholder controlling topics, such as integrations, carve outs, acquisitions, disposals, liquidations, strike offs, dividends, and capital transactions by providing accounting expertise in these areas.
  • Attend board meetings to present on key accounting topics as and when required.
  • Support the UK accounting team with technical accounting advice as and when required.
  • Responsible for all areas of local statutory reporting, you would also be expected to manage governmental, statistical reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for any internal controls over statutory accounting and reporting.
  • Howwill you do it?

  • Support the UK Head of Accounting in all technical areas of accounting.
  • Rapidly build a high level of acceptance as the key expert on statutory accounting topics in GB&I.
  • Ensure that our timing and procedures are aligned with senior management reporting duties.
  • You will work closely with our external auditor to ensure that statutory financials statements are prepared and delivered according to their standards and expectations and aligned harmoniously.
  • You will be the main contact for statutory accounting and M&A accounting topics and be able to train and develop young accounting and reporting professionals.
  • Main control requirement contact for any statutory accounting and reporting internal financial controls.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge and understanding on IFRS requirements.
  • Work closely with other IFRS expert teams and partners and the senior management team of the Siemens entities including the relevant information providers.
  • Work closely with the UK M&A project management team to provide accounting advice and manage the finance workstream.
  • Develop constructive relations with the accounting, reporting and controlling teams in the United Kingdom and Ireland as well as Western Europe and Africa and Germany including regional and in country management and subject matter experts.
  • Foster the IFRS in-country expertise and community.
  • Using new tools, you will establish best practices and reporting methods based on a high level of automation.
  • Whatdo you need to succeed?

  • A clear view of what best in class statutory accounts look like.
  • You will have extensive experience in delivering and managing statutory financial statements and process.
  • Expert knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and ICFR requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience of delivering projects to completion.
  • Be able to work on your own initiative or together with others.
  • Be comfortable working with senior executives in the Siemens entities and with other Siemens departments.
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA) with post qualification experience preferably within a large, complex, multi-divisional entity.
  • Experience using statutory accounting packages is essential.
  • Experience of working with K-trinity is desirable.
  • Experience of working with external auditors is essential.
  • External audit experience is desirable.
  • Understanding of M&A and shareholder controlling topics with a strong GB&I tax and legal knowledge is essential.
  • Siemens recognisethat building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business.We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome theopportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants toencourage agile working and innovation.

    Li-VH1 Organization : Controlling and Finance Company : Siemens plc Experience Level : not defined Job Type : Full-time

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