• Senior statutory accountant - 6 months replacement

    Requisition ID 2456829
    Job Family PL-Krakow
  • Posting Description

    As a Statutory Accountant some of your key responsibilities will involve:
    The role will be responsible for the following activities:

    Statutory Accounts:
    • Leading the timely and accurate month end/ year end close process for selected entitles. This will involve the preparation of ad hoc head-office transactions and related accounting treatment as well as balance sheet reconciliations affecting holding companies.
    • Production of Board Reporting packs through the review and documentation of walkthroughs of actual management results to enable payments of dividends and capital reductions.
    • Participation in the execution of  UK entities M&A transactions in relation to disposals, acquisitions and group reconstructions by keeping the accounting records, controls and statutory adjustments; and
    • Preparing statutory accounts for UK & Plc holding companies and 
    • Support the audit process and answering audit queries for those entities
    • Fair valuation and impairment analysis of the AGHL group (including overseas entities and dealing with multi currencies)
    • Carrying out impairment review for UK group company investments and intangibles under IFRS with a high level understanding of how CGU’s work.
    • An understanding and fair valuation of available for sale assets under IAS 39/ IFRS 9.
    • Month-end journal processing for derivatives, intangible assets & deferred consideration.
    • Supporting the standardisation of disclosures under IFRS for all UK Companies in Statutory Reporting tool, maintenance of IFRS System pro forma accounts and mapping in the tool.
    • Maintaining UK accounting policies and creation

    Corporate Projects:
    • Working on M&A activity providing financial due diligence and eventual accounting for such transactions and writing technical accounting memos for any such transactions.
    • Dealing with complex Corporate structuring projects that may arise from time to time including, intercompany loans and leases, transfer of subsidiaries.
    • A good understanding of the impact of group re-organisation on individual stand-alone statutory accounts and group reporting.
    • Ability to research Companies Act and Accounting standards and write accounting memos for the above transactions.
    • Eventual rationalisation of entities including carrying out distributable reserves analysis, capital reductions etc

    As a Statutory Accountant and Financial Reporting Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
    • Experience of the close process, consolidation and production of Group financial statements 
    • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and UK GAAP FRS 101 accounting standards
    • Ability to demonstrate good verbal, organisational and communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Experience of working independently on project based tasks and delivering required results in a timely manner
    • University degree or equivalent
    • Qualified Accountant - ACA or ACCA qualified or partly qualified or equivalent with demonstrable up-to-date knowledge will be an asset
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in accounting/reporting function, preferably including public accounting experience and similar experience in a corporate finance function 
    • Experience with financial systems preferred 
    • Experience with MS Office products such as Word and Advanced Level Excel




    We offer:

    • A promising career path and individual development plan
    • A large number of career opportunities in different business areas
    • Cooperation with young, energetic and craving for knowledge colleagues 
    • The opportunity to build strong and meaningful relationships with clients and influence their business
    • The best medical cover on the market with free dental care
    • Generous and competitive benefits package (multisport cards, insurance, vouchers – find out what else is waiting for you!)
    • Offices in close proximity to Krakow’s city centre

    • The chance to participate in social events and charity actions


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