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Date:  29-Jul-2022
Job Req ID:  9018
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  GB
State: 
City:  SALFORD

Title:  European Statutory Reporting Accountant

Description: 

European Statutory Reporting Accountant – 12 Month FTC
GL3

Reporting to European Statutory Reporting Manager, Media City, Manchester

 

Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation.

Our colleagues in the Finance team are looking for a new European Statutory Reporting Accountant.

As we’re putting our hearts and souls into the future of food we’ll be looking to you to own the preparation and submission of statutory financial statements for a portfolio of Kellogg entities  and to demonstrate both strong technical accounting skills and the ability to consistently manage to a high standard of quality a number of different priorities while working to strict deadlines.   

HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • managing the preparation of statutory financial statements
  • managing the relationships with third party providers and auditors
  • ensuring that all financial statements and local filing obligations are prepared accurately and on time

You will be pro-active in identifying and resolving issues, involving collaboration across functions and teams within Kellogg and externally.

You will have a keen focus on building strong relationships with both group and local audit teams, ensuring timely preparation of audit deliverables and issue resolution.

You will be tasked with reviewing local financial statements and using your analytical skills to challenge variances, understanding root cause analysis and presenting an overview to the Directors.

Being a strong communicator, you will act as the key point of contact across the business to provide interpretation and implementation of new accounting standards or complex areas of accounting.

You will demonstrate a good understanding of the statutory adjustments under local GAAP compared to US GAAP.

You will take ownership of ensuring final financial statements are approved by relevant Directors and filed according to local legislation.

You will also take the lead in ad-hoc tasks and accounting projects as required.

 YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) from a practice background, preferably top 10 
     
  • Education – BA/BSC Hons Degree
     
  • Experience of UK GAAP and US GAAP 
     
  • Up to date technical skills – IFRS / FRS 102
     
  • Experience of US multi-nationals beneficial
     
  • Excellent excel skills
     
  • Proven communication, negotiation and influencing skills in working with multiple stakeholders both internal and external
     
  • Established record in managing multiple and competing priorities
     
  • Project planning and management skills
     

Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself up for success.

With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation. 

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

 

THE FINER PRINT

 

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact european.recruitment@kellogg.com.

 

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

 

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The Growth Competencies are a set of skills and behaviours necessary to drive success for Kellogg and for our employees. They are a common guide to selecting the right talent, developing our people & unlocking high performance across the Company. To gather more detail about the behaviours you will need to demonstrate across our leadership competencies, based on the role and responsibilities of this posting, please click here to find  out more about our Growth Competencies model.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, trans identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

 

“Our diversity strengthens us – our inclusion advances us”

 

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.

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