• Title
    Statutory Reporting Senior Accountant
    Requisition ID
    2019-38652
    Work Location
    GB-Cheshire-Knutsford
    Department / Discipline
    Finance Operations
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting a Statutory Reporting Senior Accountant within the Group Finance department, based in Knutsford on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract basis. 

     

    The Statutory Reporting Senior Accountant is responsible for the preparation of UK and overseas entity statutory accounts and assisting with the preparation of the Group financial statements. The role involves interaction with the Group’s auditors to ensure timely delivery of audit information.

     

    Key responsibilities:

    • Preparation of UK and overseas entity statutory accounts
    • Assist with preparation of Group Annual and Interim financial statements
    • Dealing with Group and entity auditors and ensuring they are provided with required information and explanations
    • Interaction with Business Unit Finance to obtain financial information and supporting documentation to support the accounts
    • Assisting with implementation of standard statutory accounts completion software across the Group
    • Assist Entity Rationalisation team in reducing the number of statutory audits across the Group

    Skills / Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Degree qualified
    • Further professional postgraduate accounting qualification (e.g. ICAS, ICAEW)

    Job specific experience

    • A good understanding of accounting rules and regulations
    • Experience in a finance role within a complex global organisation

    Knowledge of

    • International Financial Reporting Standards and how they are adhered to and applied
    • Disclosure requirements for UK listed companies

    Experience

    • A commitment to continuous learning and development
    • Good technical accounting skills

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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