Job accountant in Fareham, England at CooperVision

Job Details

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Company CooperVision
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Fairport, United States
Salary 57000 - 45000 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Fareham, England

Job Description

JOB TITLE – Financial Accountant – Statutory Reporting EMEA

DEPARTMENT – Tax & Treasury, Finance

LOCATION – Delta Park, UK

WORKING HOURS – Mon-Fri, 37.5 hours per week (Hybrid working, 2-3 days per week in the office)

A brighter future awaits you

At CooperVision, we create brighter futures for our customers and employees alike, striving to make a difference and go further.

You’ll be welcomed into a growing global business with a presence in over 40 countries. This establishes an incredible opportunity for you to get involved in international collaborations across Europe, as well as the chance to report into experienced industry leaders, furthering your expertise and creating a positive impact on both our business and your career.

What is important to us

Recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse mix of employees is core to our success. It helps bring different perspectives, diverse conversations, and new ideas to the table, all of which are incredibly valuable.

At CooperVision we celebrate, not only our company success, but we celebrate who we all are individually, and we embrace diversity. We support and we encourage you to bring your full self and not just part of you. We are committed to each individual and we look forward to a Brighter Future together.

What will you be doing:

You’ll be responsible for the preparation and/or review of the annual statutory financial statements in addition to supporting in the quarterly dividend cycle for the UK and various legal entities within the EMEA region (which may include Belgium, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, (in addition to any other future expansion), in line with the relevant governing accounting principles. (FRS102/IFRS). Ensuring compliance in line with internal policies and procedures at all times, as well as supporting in the annual internal and external audit cycles as required for the above entities.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

  • To support in the preparation and/or review of annual statutory accounts for entities within the EMEA region in line with the relevant governing laws, accounting principles and regulations. (Companies Act/FRS102/IFRS)
  • To work with the Corporation Tax manager/Tax accountant to ensure tax provisions and tax related disclosures are appropriately included within the statutory financial statements
  • To assist as required with the annual internal and external audit reviews for all entities within the EMEA region
  • To be responsible for ensuring the local GAAP adjustments are booked into the secondary ledger for entities already transitioned to Oracle, (plus any future entities transitioned) ensuring this reconciles back to the submitted financial statements after each annual cycle and ahead of the close of the next financial period.
  • To assist the Statutory Reporting manager in tracking the regions statutory reporting requirements and progress by keeping the compliance tracking portal up to date
  • To work with local controllers and advisors on any potential further roll out of the statutory reporting software to bring additional legal entities financial statements into the software
  • To support other members of the wider Tax and treasury team with statutory compliance related questions
  • Working alongside Treasury and Legal, to support in the review of cash and reserves availability quarterly and calculate proposed dividends for the EMEA region, including preparing relevant supporting schedules to enable board approval of such dividends.
  • Assistance as required with the implementation of new financial systems such as Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics across the two divisions of the business.
  • Any other ad hoc accounting and compliance related duties as required

What skills and experience should you have?

You’ll be either ACCA or ACA qualified, have direct experience in the preparation of statutory accounts and related disclosures from trail balance to complete reports (ideally in large company accounts) and also have working knowledge of UK GAAP.

To be successful in this position, you must be able to operate in a dynamic and changing environment, manage multiple deadlines, display a high level of professionalism and organisational skills, maintain confidentiality as necessary and have strong verbal and written communication skills.

You’ll have good knowledge of MS Office packages including excel, have a high level of attention to detail and be able to participate in a multi-cultural, multi-linguistic environment.

CooperVision values

Our four values define and underpin our unique culture; we are dedicated, we are inventive, we are friendly, and we are partners. Becoming part of the CooperVision family means joining a friendly team that’s open, flexible, and respectful of each other’s differences, working together to achieve something great!

What we offer

You’ll receive competitive compensation and a fantastic benefits package including 25 days holiday, pension scheme, healthcare cover, life assurance, access to our Wellness Platform to support you in mental health and wellbeing, a discounted contact lens scheme and much more!

If you like what you see, take the first step towards your brighter future and apply today. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal consideration and opportunities from CooperVision.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £45,000.00-£57,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home


  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Fareham

Job Location

Fareham, England

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