Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Financial Reporting? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the GFR team in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
Make a more meaningful contribution and be appreciated for your contributions. Our culture of recognition and reward means each of us feels supported and empowered to step up and take responsibility. With all the tools you need to excel at every level, coupled with ongoing constructive coaching, there’s no better place to bring out your best.
Join our team in Central Cambridge, the perfect environment for bringing exciting new ideas to the surface. With an open and innovative culture, we work together on a whole range of R&D projects.
AstraZeneca’s Group Financial Reporting function is continuing its transformation journey with the objective of delivering excellence in financial reporting and control. As this strategy continues to drive the effectiveness and performance of the business, to the benefit of millions of patients worldwide, best in class finance reporting and leadership becomes ever more important.
As a Treasury Reporting & Control Accountant for AstraZeneca Group you will support group reporting, SOX processes, financial statements accounts preparation and the provision of technical treasury financial instruments accounting advice. You will play a pivotal role in the completion of the Treasury unit monthly submission, ensuring a robust control environment is maintained in compliance with SOX requirements.
Other Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
You will liaise with Group Tax and prepare accounting issues notes for tax-related transactions
You will prepare Annual Report notes for Treasury and maintain close contact with the external auditor and FCCG throughout audits across Treasury
As a member of Group Financial Reporting you will business partner on accounting issues and the provision of technical accounting advice for Treasury and other Group transactions
You will prepare monthly risk reporting and Group net debt, interest charge and FX analysis
You will support on new accounting standards development for treasury and financial instruments
You will have opportunity for project work both within the Treasury and the wider Group Financial Reporting team.
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
In addition to ACA, CIMA or a similar accounting qualification you will possess post qualification experience and be able to demonstrate knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP.
You will possess strong technical and analytical accounting skills with significant experience of financial controls, year-end accounts preparation and external auditor liaison.
You will be an individual who is keen to take on a new challenge and build on your current experience to gain knowledge and expertise in a complex area within finance.
Previous exposure to the accounting for treasury financial instruments and derivatives is desirable but the capability and aspiration to build knowledge around IAS 21, IAS 32, IFRS 7 and IFRS 9 accounting and reporting is considered equally important.
Opening date: 1.12.2021
Closing date: 15.12.2021
Competitive salary and benefits apply