Stantec Financial Accountant in Warrington, United Kingdom


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Stantec, has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our team in Warrington on a permanent basis.

Key requirements:

• Qualified Accountant with prior experience of Statutory Accounting

• Strong Financial and Audit experience (no commercially focused applicants please – must be technical accounting focus)

• No requirement to have staff management experience but must be somebody who works well in a team and a good communicator as they will have strong links to the corporate accounting teams in Denver and Edmonton

Key responsibilities:

• Management and preparation of Statutory accounts for all Stantec UK and Stantec Europe entities

• Lead internal and external GL and statutory audits

• Ensure the group remains SOX compliant

• Management of overall Financial Consolidation process including intercompany eliminations

• Monthly and quarterly consolidated accounting submissions to corporate according to strict deadlines

• Management and Review of all trial balances within all appropriate Stantec reporting entities to ensure all accounts are allocated, controlled and understood

• Balance sheet reconciliations and approvals; processing of month end journals including payroll and pension

• Regular liaison with Group to ensure all information requirements are satisfied on a timely basis

• Review and reporting of JV/JA accounting positions

• Involvement with upcoming system development and integration from E1 to Oracle

• Involvement with Mergers and Acquisitions when required

• Preparation of monthly TB flux analytical tool for all Europe entities and distribution to entity controllers for completion

• Ensure your own continuous professional development understanding future legislation changes and associated technical accounting requirements

• Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback

• Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

• In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department and Stantec UK as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

• Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality


Financial Accountant



• Knowledge of UK GAAP / IFRS

• Accounting (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

• Prior Statutory Accounting experience

• Experience working in a large multinational business or accountancy firm.

• Experience in Financial reporting and consolidation in a large organisation.

• Strong project management, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills and abilities

• Strong MS Office skills (especially Excel)

• Possess strong communication skills

• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.

• Strong organisational, leadership, training, and mentoring skills.

• Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude.

• Dedicated to excellent client service

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Category:

Accounting, Accounting Finance, Business Support

About Stantec:

At Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World .

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

Stantec…we’re looking for opportunities.

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United Kingdom