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Accountant

Accountant
ASHFORD - UNITED KINGDOM
Summary
REQ ID
84154
POSTED
FUNCTION
Finance
LOCATION
Ashford - United Kingdom

ACCOUNTANT

ASHFORD, FLEXI WORK

6 MONTH FTC

 

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit www.coty.com.

 

PURPOSE

 

Our purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of beauty. We challenge convention through invention, expanding our horizons to enrich your reality with possibility. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way.

This role is responsible for the financial accounting of Coty Manufacturing UK Limited. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

A technically knowledgeable individual who has a good understanding of accounting principles, the business activity of Coty Manufacturing UK Limited and can make balanced decisions.  Excellent communication skills and an ability to collaboratively and closely with Warsaw and India SSC, local market co-pilots, internal and external bodies.  

 

    Working Relationships

 

  • Build good working relationships with SSC in Warsaw and India

 

  • Build good working relationships with the business users to enable queries to be resolved

          on a timely basis

 

 

Month End:

  • Month end SPOC for Coty Manufacturing UK Limited and Non trading Entities
  • Acts as a facilitator and coordinator of the end to end MEC process ensuring compliance

          with internal policies, local regulations and US GAAP requirements.  Ensure reporting is completed

         on time and with accuracy.

  • Understands the RtR GL and MEC processes from an End to End point of view and is knowledgeable

           of linkages with other processes and has the ability to identify proper resolution route if required.

  • Ensure Governance and controls adhered to including Sarbox compliance.
  • Acts as an escalation point for local markets and SSC.

 

Internal reporting:

 

  • Preparation of Balance Sheet Reconciliations for Coty Manufacturing UK Limited and Non trading entities
  • Preparation of QTR reporting packs for Coty Manufacturing UK Limited for SEC reporting.
  • Ownership of QTR Balance Sheet review process for Coty Manufacturing UK Limited.

 

 

 

External reporting:

 

  • Ensure smooth audit and year end process and maintain good working relationships with internal
  • and external Audit team.
  • Preparation of Statutory accounts under UK GAAP for Coty Manufacturing UK Limited.

 

 

Other

 

  • Be willing to help with project work and adhoc task as and when required
  

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

The jobholder must be a responsible individual, be conscientious, enthusiastic and work to a high level of quality and integrity.

 

Key Skills

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
  • Experience of SAP and Microsoft packages
  • Strong communication, networking and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritise tasks & workload
  • Focused individual, with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to use analytical thinking and logic to isolate and resolve issues in a timely manner;
  • A drive and passion to achieve results at a high level