Financial Accountant - Team Supervisor

13 Jul 2017
27 Jul 2017
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Otis Elevator Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Otis is a part of United Technologies Corporation, the world's largest provider of building technologies. Headquartered in the USA, Otis employs more than 60,000 people, offers products and services in more than 200 countries and territories and maintains more than 1.35 million lifts and escalators worldwide.

Otis is seeking to recruit a Qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) Financial Accountant to join the Leicester based UK Finance Team. This key role will entail leading a team of Assistant Accountants, in managing the Tax and VAT reporting of Otis UK, working closely with the Chief Accountant and the company’s Tax Advisors in ensuring all tax commitments are met.

The position also plays a key role in the month end close process, ensuring all financial accounting journals are prepared, reviewed and approved with an understanding of the costs posted to the P&L by the team whilst always ensuring that month end Otis and UTC deadlines are met. You will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to continuously improve the accounting and reconciliation processes using ACE “Achieving Competitive Excellence” tools to drive through any improvements.

You will be an effective communicator, who has advanced Excel skills and the ability to thrive within a large corporate, data hungry environment.

We are committed to the continuing development of every employee; therefore we encourage and strongly support career progression, with opportunities for promotion within our organisation and throughout the wider UTC global group.

We welcome applications from experienced Accountants, Management Accountants, Financial Accountants, Reporting Accountants, Financial Controllers, Statutory Accountants, Cost Accountants, Projects Accountant, Chief Accountants, Statutory Compliance Accountants, Tax Accountants - ACCA, CIMA or ACA who live within commuting distance of Leicester and wish to develop a career within UTC.

Otis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that due to the high volume of responses that we receive for opportunities across the UK, we are unfortunately no longer able to respond to each application directly or to provide further individual feedback. We will however contact you should we select you to attend an interview. Should you not receive a reply from us within 4 weeks, please assume that your application on this occasion has proved unsuccessful.

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