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Financial Accountant

Company: Equifax    Location: Leeds
Financial Accountant
For years, Equifax has played a pivotal role in helping business clients and consumers to make informed financial decisions through data insights. As we´ve grown through a combination of innovation, strong performance and strategic acquisition, we´ve committed to becoming an organisation that can Power the World with Knowledge.

Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps its customers make informed decisions. At the heart of this change is the Wellington Place office in central Leeds.

Position Summary

You will provide responsibilities to support the overall business from key audit, taxation and Treasury aspects. Specifically the Financial Accountant role will be focused on the key functions of statutory audit & group audit alongside internal controls and SOX audits.

The role will also see you take a lead on managing cash flow forecasts, VAT returns and the evaluation of processes and controls.

Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant:
  • Support Group and Statutory audits, production of annual financial statements for UK & Irish trading and holding companies.
  • SOX compliance & controls testing.
  • Produce the quarterly VAT returns for 3 UK trading entities, assist in the production of the annual corporation tax returns for the UK & Irish entities.
  • Calculate the monthly tax provisions and complete quarterly US tax reporting.
  • Support the treasury function to manage cash flows for UK trading entities, management of inter-company loans & credit agreements.
  • Evaluate processes and internal controls for effective operation and recommend & implement improvements.

Experience Requirements of Financial Accountant:
  • Proven exposure in Group audit, Tax, Statutory Audit, VAT & internal controls
  • Minimum of 3 years of working in a financial accounting or professional environment
  • ACCA or ACA (Part-qualified or Qualified)

Desirable Requirements of Financial Accountant:
  • Proven experience within a Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) reporting environment.
  • Exposure to multi-national or US based businesses
  • Relevant degree in Accounting or Finance.

Primary Location:

GBR- Leeds

Function:

Function - Accounting

Schedule:

Full time

Equifax is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Primary Location:
GBR-Leeds-6-Wellington

Function:
Function - Accounting

Schedule:
Full time