Statutory/Tax Accountant

Manchester
Reference No: 16382

What's the role?

We're looking for a Statutory/Tax Accountant to work within our shared service centre here in Manchester. You'll be a critical member of the team advising on topics including Statutory Reporting and Tax.

Who is Hilti?

Unless you work in construction, you probably haven't heard of us. We're a hidden gem.

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the professional construction sector. Our customers are loyal and passionate about us. So are our people.
We regularly win Great Place to Work awards globally and are proud to have been voted #35 in 2019 in the Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For

Hilti offers the best of both worlds – friendly teams locally and roles across the UK combined with the opportunities only a company of 30,000 people spread across 120 countries can bring.

What does the role involve?

In this role you will take full ownership of the preparation of the statutory accounts for several markets in co-ordination with the General Ledger Accountants, external auditors and the local finance teams.
You'll play a key role in setting & agreeing the yearly timetable and then conveying this with stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of the signed financial statements
You will also be briefed with reviewing the current disclosure schedules whilst improving and documenting the process
Other duties will include reviewing Corporation Tax processes and implementing robust internal controls and processes to ensure Statutory deadlines are met
You'll communicate and manage the Corporation Tax filing process alongside the External Tax Accountants and will project manage tax reporting deadlines for the parent company including Tax Forecasts, Quarterly Tax Updates and Deferred Tax
You will work closely with the other members of the General Ledger team to ensure correct tax accruals and payments are recorded in the accounts
You will also develop and maintain robust controls and process documentation for both Tax and Statutory Accounts

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a competitive reward package that reflects this. Some of the benefits we offer include:

*Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
*Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
*6% employer pension contributions
*Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
*33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
*Paid leave to work on charitable projects
*Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
*Flexible working arrangements after 6 months' service (e.g. work from home options, compressed hours)
*Subsidised on-site canteen and free fruit and salad
*Free parking and excellent public transport links

Our Head Office is currently based next to Old Trafford but in early 2021 we will move to state of the art new premises at Circle Square in Central Manchester. We will continue to offer free parking for employees and will be located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop.

Why should you apply?

Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background. Go the extra mile and we'll reward you with unrivaled training, development and opportunities as soon as you're ready for the next challenge.

What you need is:

Accounting Qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
Experience in Tax Compliance
Broad knowledge of IFRS
Tax / Auditing experience
To have worked in a multi-national organisation or shared service centre environment previously would be beneficial

Whilst we still wish to invite applications for roles and will conduct first-round video interviewing, please note that due to the current situation we will not be holding a formal interview process for some weeks and we ask for your patience during this time. If you have been successful after initial screening you will be informed of our intention to interview you in due course.

Click apply to register an application, or if you need any additional information, please contact gbcareers@hilti.com

Flexible working is one of many ways that Hilti seeks to ensure that it offers a work-life balance that works for employees and works for the business. We offer flexible working options to suit different stages in your life and aim to support you to find the right balance between work and home life.
Flexible working can take many forms, including but not limited to: job sharing, part-time working, annualised hours, compressed hours, flexi-time, term-time working, working from home, staggered hours, career breaks, time off in lieu, and flexible shift-working*. We also offer employees the option to buy up to five extra days' annual leave each year.
*Please note that not all options are available for every role and you must complete six months' service before you are eligible for any change in your working pattern.

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