Group Reporting & Consolidation Specialist

Recruiter
ABB LIMITED
Location
Warrington
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the Group Reporting & Consolidation (R&C) Specialist you will ensure a true and fair view of financial data provided to all stakeholders of ABB in compliance with the ABB Accounting & Reporting Guidelines as well as other relevant instructions. Furthermore you will ensure efficient operation of group R&C processes to facilitate timely and accurate preparation of Group reporting in line with the latest regulatory requirements

Tasks:• Responsible for operational execution and processes of the ABB Group, including definition of the standards and policies for R&C, validation and processing of subsidiaries’ inputs and preparation of Group public reports
• Subject matter expert on specific accounting, R&C topics including revenue recognition and leasing for industrial companies
• Contribute to group-wide projects with focus on accounting, R&C including the implementation of the new leasing standards and other updates to standards
• Organize and facilitate internal and external training on accounting and reporting related matters
• Design and maintain internal controls over financial reporting and perform control activities in the respective area of responsibility
• First point of contact for the group external auditors

Requirements:• Master’s level degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
• Several years of experience in technical accounting and financial reporting (with deep knowledge of USGAAP/IFRS) obtained in a multinational company in the industrial sector or within one of the Big Four accounting firms
• Experience in project management involving significant change management is an advantage
• Fluent in English, other languages are an added advantage
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deliver clear and concise guidance and instructions to subsidiaries, other Group functions and Divisions
• Ability to be diplomatic and yet persistent in the resolution of identified deviations from ABB Accounting & Reporting Guidelines
• Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with personnel at all organizational levels and contributing to a team
• Cultural sensitivity, self-motivated and used to working in a dynamic and fast paced environment


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