UK Statutory & Regulatory Accountant

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

Job Overview

This position requires a confident technical accounting professional looking for a career in a vibrant multinational company. You will work with a team of highly experienced finance professionals and be subject matter expert in your area. In an ever-evolving company like TE Connectivity, this role offers further opportunity for your career.

For all UK, Ireland and their associated overseas entities:

  • Responsible for UK & Ireland Statutory accounts including: producing the financial statements; providing expertise in accounting standards & disclosures; managing the statutory audit.
  • Providing expert guidance to management for non-routine/complex accounting scenarios.
  • Lead and participate in projects in support of corporate, business or legal entity/country initiatives.
  • Actively participate in and be able to take a leading role in selected tax compliance, accounting & reporting projects, including employer taxes.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Act as subject matter expert for and prepare/review statutory financial statements including disclosures for circa 25 entities from large trading to small non-trading.
  • Act as local subject matter expert for US accounting standards.
  • Prepare US tax accounting periodic and annual reporting.
  • Provide expert opinion and guidance for non-routine/complex accounting matters.
  • Be the TE lead for statutory audits including organising and liaising with the audit firm.
  • Lead or support selected corporate and business projects and act on behalf of the function and the legal entity.
  • Represent the legal entity/country in corporate teams and in business partnering.
  • Act as functional lead for oversight over Employer Taxes compliance.
  • You will not be the company’s VAT, corporate tax or employer taxes subject matter expert, but experience in the following will be an advantage:
    • Employer Taxes compliance and reporting.
    • Managing tax enquiries, uncertain or contentious positions and direct liaison with tax authorities.
    • Oversight role of the integrity of corporate tax accounting and compliance-related processes.
    • Provide competent expertise/opinion for tax matters. Oversee and implement changes in Corporate Tax legislation.
    • Provide tax advice, analysis and management support for business planning and for non-routine events, including integrations, disposals and dissolutions.

 

Qualifications & technical background required:

  • University degree or equivalent further education qualification
  • A professional accounting or tax qualification - ACA / ACCA
  • Competent knowledge of UK statutory financial reporting and accounting standards and hands on experience in accounts preparation

 

Technical background highly desirable:

  • Good knowledge of UK Corporation Tax and Employer Taxes, with generalist knowledge across the main tax regimes
  • Hands on experience in the use of SAP or a similar system for financial accounting
  • Knowledge of trade compliance and cross-border procedures is advantageous

 

Experience required:

  • A proven technical accounting background 
  • Experience of working in a large company environment with international trade
  • Sound financial accounting experience. Prior audit experience would be advantageous
  • Experience in liaising for a large business with the UK tax authorities is advantageous
  • Project management
  • Strong IT / systems experience. SAP or similar system plus strong Excel skills

 

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 

 

AT TE, we believe in unleashing people’s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of the Top 100 Innovators as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.

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Location: 

Swindon, SWD, GB, SN3 5HH

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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel:  Less than 10%


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