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Statutory Accountant

Medtronic


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London, OH 43140
Date:
01-12-2020
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Job Details

Statutory Accountant

Location:

London, London, United Kingdom

Requisition #:

20000FYL

Post Date:

Dec 23, 2020


**Careers that Change Lives**


Were a mission-driven leader in medical technology and solutions with a legacy of integrity and innovation. Be a part of a community of experts committed to ensuring quality, affordable healthcare worldwide. Come strengthen your specialized skills and enhance your expertise. Well support you with the training, mentorship, guidance, and networks you need to advance, and empower you to work in the way thats best for you.


And we are currently looking for a **_Statutory Accountant_** to join our Finance team for UK and Ireland.


**A Day in the Life**


This position will report to the UKI Controller and be an integral member of the UKI Controllers staff to ensure a strong, consistent control environment with accurate financial statements for purposes of USGAAP and Statutory reporting requirements.


This position will partner across the Medtronic Matrix (including UKI, regional teams, shared service center teams and BPOs) to deliver functional excellence. Further, the position will demonstrate a solid technical basis in partnering with the business and be able to concisely communicate with the business.


+ Active support and participation in the monthly and quarterly financial close process, ensuring the accuracy of the USGAAP and statutory financial statements.

+ Continuously improving processes with the SSC teams to ensure process sustainability and the integrity of USGAAP and statutory financial statements

+ Maintain a robust internal control environment and appropriate SOX controls in partnership with SSC/COE/BPO and in support of the external audit requirements

+ Responsibility for end to end process of certain local accounting activities

+ Analyse financial statements (PL/Balance Sheet) and oversight of reconciliation of accounts to ensure accuracy and adherence to USGAAP and statutory requirements

+ Support UKI Functional leaders in understanding and managing their fiscal results including partnering with the central teams in the FPA cycle

+ Strong understanding of local processes, able to backfill the UKI finance team during absences

+ Perform/Review/Advise certain accounting / reporting requirements including performing technical accounting research

+ Support and manage adhoc or special projects: mergers, divestiture, new business models, business model transformations.

+ Support the statutory requirements for UKI entities, including:

+ Critically review and support the translation into the local GAAP the country financials with all different statutory requirements

+ Support specific questions/sample testing from auditors as part of the statutory audit

+ Review the statutory reports and ensure audit compliance

+ Partner with the SSC team in the centralized account reconciliation in relation to the statutory gaap

+ Annual review/completion of Employee Recharge Matrix to ensure correct employee recharges

+ Responsible for other miscellaneous local reporting obligations e.g. Office of National Statistics

+ Annual review of controls to ensure full accounting accuracy (VAT reconciliations, revenue reconciliation, Payroll, etc.)

+ Annual review of tax control framework (including but not limited to UK SAO requirements) and ensure the accuracy of taxable income (deferred tax, temporary adjustments, permanent adjustments) and specific tax structure depending on the country

+ Responsible for the local tax reporting in collaboration with MDT International Tax department and the SSC to satisfy the monthly/quarterly requirements, including tax planning requirements (e.g. cash flow forecasting, dividends, etc.).

+ Gatekeeper for the external tax requirements (including reporting requirements, tax audits, etc.)

+ Drive continuous improvement in processes, including supporting UKI/EMEA initiatives (OTC, GTM. Finance Optimization, UKI Finance Improvement Initiatives)


In return, we will provide you with great training and development opportunities in a growing business where innovative solutions are delivered by industry experts.


**Must Haves**


+ Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance, Qualified OR Part Qualified accountant educated to degree level

+ 3+ years of relevant experience in accounting or finance with relevant experience

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Excel PowerPoint)

+ Strong understanding of US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)

+ Mastery or ability to master Relevant Statutory rules


**Nice to Haves**


+ Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with internal stakeholders

+ SAP experience is nice to have, Hyperion knowledge a plus

+ Agile and ability to multi-task and manage several tasks simultaneously while appropriately prioritizing

+ Interest in leveraging emerging technologies to support the continuous transformation in finance


To be successful in this role you are a team player with a hands-on mentality. You are result and quality orientated. You show strong problem-solving and communication skills with a high degree of accuracy. You are flexible and supportive to change. You have a strong affinity with systems.


**Your Answer**


Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via the apply button!


**About Medtronic**


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.


Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape thefuture.


Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.


At Medtronic, you will find a diverse team of innovators who bring their unique backgrounds and their individual life experiences to work every day. We work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners, we believe it is the only way to drive healthcare forward. We want to attract a diverse workforce, regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or local law. Join us, and bring the power of your point of view to our culture of collaboration and innovation. It is through strong diversity, inclusion and engagement that we can remain a leader in medical technology and solutions. And by embracing everything you have to offer your unique perspectives, talents and contributions we can live up to the promise of our Mission.
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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