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Contract- Group Statutory Consolidation Accountant

Date: 03-Jan-2019

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

Job Title:Contract- Group Statutory Consolidation Accountant 
Department:UK - Business Administration (30000086) 
Job Location: Bracknell (UK-BRCK) 

Role:

 

Group statutory consolidation accountant will prepare the consolidated statutory accounts and manage the statutory accounting and financial reporting process of the Honda Motor Europe Limited statutory reporting.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for the production of consolidated statutory accounts for the European group (IFRS/FRS101). 
  • Manage process of preparation, review and timely delivery of annual accounts including
    • Retrieval of information from 37 branches and subsidiaries to facilitate the preparation of the accounts, ensuring completeness and accuracy
    • Preparation of the statutory accounts notes. Raise any necessary journals as required
    • Manage consolidated statutory accounts audit process.  Primary point of contact for external auditors.  Liaise with Honda tax and treasury teams to provide supporting information to those teams..
    • Run standard BOFC reports. Assist in developing, maintaining and running excel consolidated data retrievals using various models
    • Resolve any issues with incorrect data in the entities in a prompt manner by communicating to the appropriate BA/Financial Manager
    • Test, measure and monitor the integrity of both the Statutory accounts model and BOFC system
    • Prepare and lead training and testing session for the consolidated statutory accounts and year end workbooks;
  • Undertake a review of the consolidated statutory accounting process and provide roadmap for change.
  • Execute new consolidated statutory accounting process including transition of tasks to third party vendors.
  • Identify opportunities for operational and process improvement
  • Provide support to European Financial Reporting Manager
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as required
 

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Qualified Accountant in a financial statutory accounting role in a Group environment.
  • Experience in group audit/practice and industry is a must
  • Previous experience of IFRS & FRS101 accounting
  • Previous experience of group consolidation and foreign exchange accounting is a must.
  • Previous experience of with group indirect team management and communication.
  • A proactive and pre-emptive approach to issues naturally curious and questioning manner; the ability and desire to dig in and work hard to achieve time-critical tasks, where required.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • BOFC or other consolidation system experience
  • Excellent English verbal and written skills.

 

Honda Motor Europe is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors. Central to this is Honda's commitment to being a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal. This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.


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