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


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an International Statutory Reporting Accountant to ensure all international reporting and compliance activities within the individual's area of control 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 the business to ensure that the audit process for the international legal entities are managed appropriately. The individual will also be involved in ensuring that each legal entity is compliant with company policies, and processes are well controlled. The International Statutory Accounting team, for which this position sits within, provides dedicated technical and accounting support to the business in the closure of legal entities outside of the UK, and supports our wider efforts on legal entity rationalisation.

Key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of the legal entity statutory accounts in applicable countries, ensuring that there is supporting information held for all balances and disclosures reported, and that deadlines for returns are met
  • Ensuring that the balance sheet is correctly reported and fully reconciled, with appropriate supporting analysis, to ensure ready to commence legal entity closure
  • Liaising with in-country accounting and tax advisors, together with our in-house functional teams
  • Support the completion and filing of relevant tax compliance returns, forms and other matters
  • Resolving and supporting ongoing tax, treasury, legal and commercial matters (with the support of other group functions) in order to bring the relevant entities in to a suitable position for closure
  • Work closely with the Legal Entity Rationalisation team to ensure that requirements are met for ongoing entity closures
  • Support with other activity and tasks across the wider team as and when required


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
  • Proficient user of Excel
  • International Financial Reporting Standards and how they are adhered to and applied

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.