Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Otis
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
1069647641
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Otis is seeking to recruit a Qualified / Newly Qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) Financial Accountant to join our Leicester based team (LE4 5QX). Reporting to the Chief Accountant, this role will have responsibility for managing statutory reporting and year end audit, including close liaison with external auditors. The position also plays a key role in the month end close process, ensuring all financial accounting journals are prepared, reviewed and approved with an understanding of the costs posted to the P&L by the team whilst always ensuring that month end Otis and UTC deadlines are met. You will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to continuously improve the accounting and reconciliation processes using ACE "Achieving Competitive Excellence" tools to drive through any improvements. In order to be successful in the role; you will need to have excellent communication skills, advanced excel knowledge and be able to thrive under pressure. Experience of UK GAAP and IFRS is required. Knowledge of US GAAP and SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) is desirable. What can we offer you? On top of a competitive basic salary, we are committed to the continuing development of every employee; therefore we encourage and strongly support career progression, with opportunities for promotion within our organisation and throughout the wider UTC global group. More about us: Otis Elevator Company is the world's largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Otis is a part of United Technologies Corporation, the world's largest provider of building technologies. Headquartered in the USA, Otis employs more than 60,000 people, offers products and services in more than 200 countries and territories and maintains more than 1.35 million lifts and escalators worldwide. We welcome applications from experienced Accountants, Management Accountants, Financial Accountants, Reporting Accountants, Financial Controllers, Statutory Accountants, Cost Accountants, Projects Accountant, Chief Accountants, Statutory Compliance Accountants, Tax Accountants - ACCA, CIMA or ACA who live within commuting distance of Leicester and wish to develop a career within UTC. Our Leicester based operation would be commutable distance for individuals that live in locations such as Loughborough, Market Harborough, Tamworth, Rugby, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Coventry, Melton Mowbray, Corby, Kettering, Nottingham, Derby, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Grantham, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the East Midlands., Otis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note that due to the high volume of responses that we receive for opportunities across the UK, we are unfortunately no longer able to respond to each application directly or to provide further individual feedback. We will however contact you should we select you to attend an interview. Should you not receive a reply from us within 4 weeks, please assume that your application on this occasion has proved unsuccessful

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