My client is an international company and renowned blue chip organisation in the petrochemical sector. Spanning more than 80 countries over six continents it employs 80,000 people. I have receievd an instruction to locate a professionally qualified (ACA ACCA)seasoned interim Financial Analyst. The key focus of this interim role is to ensure internal control over the reported tax calculations in the company's group accounts (i.e. the quarterly stock exchange announcement and annual report). The analysis and review of deferred tax and current tax balances (calculated and prepared by Group Tax), ensuring that movements and balances can be explained and are disclosed properly in the accounts. This role also supports the businesses in understanding their tax calculations hence a key element of the job is to the work on the group accounts. We are keen to speak to strong financial accountants with good technical accounting knowledge and analytical skills, good systems skills, familiarity with tax reporting under IAS 12 and ideally (but not essential) Oil & Gas industry experience. The key strengths are financial accounting skills gained in a large corporate and the ability to put this into practice (hence the analytical and systems skills). Familiarity with tax reporting would be very useful not essential (the role focuses on reporting tax numbers rather than calculating them). Essential skills and qualities required are; Strong analytical, financial control, reporting and accounting skills(Professionally qualified e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA) Excellent knowledge of accounting and internal control processes and systems and their application Strong impact, interpersonal and networking skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills The ability to interpret and communicate financial information with clarity The ability to work effectively with geographically distributed teams The ability to manage priorities and meet tight deadlines with a strong track record of delivery Above average proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel supported by sound MS Suite skills Ideal skills and knowledge; Familiarity with tax reporting Knowledge of external regulations and standards associated with tax reporting (specifically IAS 12) Experience of working with SAP The duration of this assignment is between 3-6 months and we envisage an immediate start, hence your availability should reflect that accordingly. If you would like to learn more about the role and my client company please in the first instance send me your CV and covering letter to email@example.com. Regrettably we are unable to answer direct approaches by phone.
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