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For our client, a technology company whose people focus on solving emissions and fuel economy challenges for the world's leading automotive original equipment manufacturers and provides leading aftermarket service solutions, we are looking for a Compliance Accountant.
First degree, Professional Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CPA);
Strong audit (ideally Big 4) and control background, with SOX experience preferable;
Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting guidelines;
Problem-solving skills, with willingness to challenge existing practices and identify alternative solutions;
Strong Excel skills;
Ability to manage large volumes of data;
Excellent time management skills, with ability to manage multiple tasks within a fast moving environment.
Ensuring Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls compliance for the local company;
Assisting with maintaining a robust financial control environment, through cooperation with Product Business Unit and Corporate management, internal and external audit;
Development, documentation and maintenance of controls structure;
Documentation and testing of controls, driving activities to remediate any identified audit findings and deficiencies including assisting with the design, implementation and execution of management action plans;
Assistance with documentation of financial processes ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures;
Perform Balance Sheet and Site/Process Reviews to identify compliance with existing company's accounting policies and policies and procedures surrounding processes across the business;
Assist the company's Finance Manager and Divisional Controlling Team with monthly and quarterly reporting and on-going assessment of controls;
Central point of coordination for internal and external audit request;
Providing information and analysis to support business needs;
Support the accounting and reporting of financial data, providing ad-hoc support to the business;
Other ad-hoc queries;
Working closely with other key members of the Finance team and wider group finance functions.