Group Reporting Accountant - INEOS Automotive Ltd
Manage the process for the preparation of the financial statements for the INEOS Automotive business, including the Annual Report, ensuring that all reporting deadlines are met.
Manage the process for, and relationship with, the group external auditors in respect of the audit of the financial statements.
Prepare the process for any and all transfer price adjustments necessary for the purposes of financial reporting. Ensure that invoices / credit notes are raised by the relevant legal entities.
Assist the Finance Manager with the evaluation of current tax structures (including transfer pricing), implementation of any new revised structures and review of the outcome to ensure tax savings are delivered across the group.
Assist the Finance Manager on all matters relating to grant funding. This includes assisting with the application process itself and thereafter ensuring full compliance with the reporting requirements of any grants received.
Jobholder will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all HMRC requirements including the submission of the annual corporation tax return and computation along with quarterly VAT returns. Manage process for, and relationship with external advisors and INEOS Group tax team.
To manage and co-ordinate the month end Group financial reporting processes for the Automotive entities, ensuring that the results of all entities are understood and comply with Group reporting requirements.
To ensure all consolidation adjustments are fully documented and understood.
To review monthly submissions into the group consolidation tool, HFM, and recommend changes as required to ensure accurate and complete submissions.
To ensure the INEOS Manual of Accounting incorporates any specific issues relating to INEOS Automotive by liaising and influencing the INEOS Group Finance team.
The jobholder will need to ensure full compliance with reporting requirements for import and export duty and VAT; correct classification of goods and services and country of origin. This could be especially significant depending on the outcome of Brexit.
Ensure that the company is registered for any and all relevant schemes, whether these are mandatory requirements or voluntary but in the company’s best interests, and thereafter to ensure compliance with the requirement of these schemes.
Professionally qualified accountant (preferably an ACA qualified Accountant), minimum 5 years post-qualification experience. Broad experience of financial reporting, especially within a multi-currency, multi-business legal entity environment.Technical skills
Requires a deep understanding of the financial and taxation rules and regulations along with an in-depth knowledge of financial processes and accounting systems.
Self disciplined and efficient with a high concern for standards;
Excellent communication, interpersonal and persuasive skills;
An analytical mindset and problem solving approach;
A well-developed critical information seeking ability in order to identify reporting and business issues so that action can be taken to avoid problems arising;
The jobholder will also need to be highly organised and be focused on the accuracy of the work produced.