AECOM Senior Manager Statutory Financial Reporting in Warrington, United Kingdom

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Senior Manager Statutory Financial Reporting

United Kingdom - Cheshire


Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager of Statutory Financial Reporting to be based in Warrington with our well established team.

The Senior Manager: Statutory Financial Reporting role is a key role within the accounting and finance organisation and will work closely with the UK&I Financial Controller.

As part of a dynamic team, you will lead the Centre of Excellence for external statutory financial reporting using your experience, expertise plus technology to drive efficiencies. You will interact with business leaders, corporate executives, internal and external audit and outside professional advisors. The role will operate across all of the AECOM divisions, ensuring accurate and timely statutory financial reporting, managing the legal entity structures and optimising these structures to support the key business objectives of compliance, growth and cash generation.

Some of the responsibilities of this role will include:

Lead, coach and mentor the team to achieve best in class performance

  • Lead the UK&I Centre of Excellence to drive the efficient production of statutory accounts using technology to optimise performance. Drive an attitude of continual improvement in the use of technology.

  • Lead the roll-out of the UK&I Centre of Excellence approach to the production of statutory accounts to the wider EMIA geography.

  • Manage the UK&I external audit process. UK&I currently has 45 audited companies including several major trading companies and the AECOM international holding companies.

  • Ensure financial statutory statements are accurate, within legal regulations and filed in accordance with local timescales.

  • Partner with the relevant FD’s, Operational finance staff and the operational business leaders to provide accurate data, efficient finance processes and drive business performance.

  • Build strong relationships with external business partners, advisors, key business leaders and joint venture board members to support, optimise, explain and manage the financial structures in place to support the business. Work to ensure these legal entity structures meet bid criteria to support growth and pension covenant requirements

  • Manage implementation of new accounting standards and corporate accounting policies in conjunction with EMIA and Global teams

  • Support and drive strategic initiatives to drive efficiencies from the Finance organisation that comply with regulations and, where possible, centralise and use existing shared service centres

  • Work with Tax, Treasury and legal to ensure that all tax, treasury and finance matters are compliant and optimised for cash and profitability


Minimum Requirements

We are looking for a degree qualified candidate (or equivalent) with a chartered accountant qualification such as ACA, ACMA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA or similar, you will also have demonstrable experience.

Preferred Qualifications

We would ideally like to see people with some of the following experience but this is not mandatory.

USGAAP and multi-national company experience

Extensive experience in accounting and reporting positions with substantial experience in accounting closes, consolidations, financial reporting, audits in a public company environment

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185913BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.