• Senior Accountant II - VAT Compliance and Statutory Accounting Jobs in United Kingdom - 25671339

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Senior Accountant II - VAT Compliance and Statutory Accounting

UK - London

Expedia

Looking to join a dynamic team of Accounting professionals and obtain valuable global statutory accounting compliance experience The International Statutory Reporting team works closely with colleagues from international tax, treasury, Indirect Tax (VAT) and other departments to ensure Expedia Group, Incs EMEA subsidiaries remain compliant with VAT and financial reporting requirements Our ideal candidate has a strong foundation of accounting and auditing standards, multi-currency and a strong accounting systems background

This position is located in our office in Angel Square, London

What youll do

VAT compliance

o You will be responsible for a wide range of worldwide VAT compliance, directly or in liaison with external providers - depending on country

o You will be responsible for month-end close journal entries necessary within VAT asset and liability accounts and month-end close journals required for statutory accounting purposes

o You will be reconciling all VAT balance sheet accounts for designated Group companies

o You will assist with the preparation of information requested by external auditors in respect of accounting and VAT matters per company

o You will prepare Monthly/Quarterly VAT payments where appropriate

Preparation of financial statements

o You will play a key role in onboarding Group companies into the established global accounting processes, including documenting process flows, establishing and maintaining relationships with external advisors and identifying efficiency improvements

o You will also work closely with the International Tax team on any corporation tax issues relating to the companies within your scope

o You will be liaising with external auditors, coordinating the collection of all data and explanations requested, preparing the audit file to support these You will also be the primary contact for audit queries for the companies assigned to you

Supporting the team in

o Determining, and implementing where appropriate, process improvements within the month end cycle to increase efficiency and reduce hours Streamline processes and utilisation of resources in order to create maximum productivity

o Ensuring all SOX controls are maintained

o Other complex ad-hoc projects as needed

Who you are

o University degree, ACA, ACCA or equivalent required

o Public accounting experience is required

o VAT/GST accounting would be an advantage

o Ability to use accounting knowledge and previous experience to add value and assist in meeting the departments objectives while working in a fast-paced, team oriented, rapidly changing, and high-growth organization

o Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, capable of clearly articulating complex processes to audiences with differing levels of understanding

o Aptitude to establish and maintain a cross-functional network outside of our immediate team to ensure strong customer focus

o Experience with Oracle or a similar ERP system

o Strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, functions) as well as the ability to work with large amounts of data

Why join us

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people We are the worlds travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make peoples lives better that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so

Whether youre applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small We value diversity and voices of all volumes We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you

Our family of travel brands includes Brand Expedia, Hotelscom, Expedia Partner Solutions, Egencia, trivago, HomeAway, Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif, lastminutecomau, ebookers, CheapTickets, Hotwire, Classic Vacations, Expedia Media Solutions, CarRentalscom, Expedia Local Expert, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, SilverRail Technologies, Inc, ALICE and Traveldoo

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age

Full time

R-49333

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Cost Accounting/ ICWA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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