Company: Wood
Skills: Accounting
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a UK Statutory Reporting Accountant t o ensure regional reporting and compliance activities are completed in an accurate and timely manner. This involves the completion of legal entity statutory accounts in line with deadlines and working closely with Group Finance to ensure that the audit process for UK legal entities are managed appropriately. This role can be based in any of our UK offices and is a fixed term contract for six months.

The areas of key focus for this role are:
  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of the legal entity statutory accounts, ensuring that there is supporting information held for all balances and disclosures reported, and that deadlines for returns are met
  • Support the co-ordination and completion of the UK statutory audit process for each legal entity and acting as a key focal point for the external auditors
  • Act as a focal point for the outsourced tax professionals and ensuring that the overall tax analysis collection process is managed and co-ordinated in a proper manner
  • Ensure global compliance tool is maintained and kept up-to-date in line with filings


Skills / Qualifications

  • Further eduction through College or University with a recognised accounting qualification
  • Qualified ICAS / ICAEW / ACCA or equivalent

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Previous accounting experience in a similar role
  • Proficient user of Excel
  • International Financial Reporting Standards and how they are adhered to and applied
  • Experience of standard statutory accounts completion software desirable, but not essential

Personal attributes:
  • Good technical accounting skills and committed to continuous learning and development
  • Ability to form and maintain strong working relationships
  • Shows willingness to make improvements and shares best practice
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to discuss issues clearly and concisely at all levels within the organisation


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.