Corporate Tax And Pension Accounting Manager

Genf, Switzerland

Job Description

Description du poste :

Corporate Tax and Pension Accounting Manager

What this position is about - Purpose:

\"The incumbent is a key member of the Corporate Accounting (CA) team that prepares JTI consolidated IFRS reporting. The primary objective and responsibility of this position is to produce high quality, timely IFRS financial tax and pension accounting and reporting for JTI and JT (parent company) management.
The successful candidate will have strong technical accounting skill; be a clear communicator (oral and written) with good interpersonal and business relationship skills in a multicultural global environment; have a strong ability to work cross-functionally; thrive in a demanding environment and have the ability to meet deadlines consistently with quality.
This role offers professional development opportunities and would suit a motivated and committed individual willing to progress within Corporate Accounting or other Finance departments within JTI.\"

What will you do - Responsibilities:

CONTRIBUTE TO PILLAR 2 PROJECT AND REVIEW PILLAR 2 ENTITIES REPORTING AFTER GO-LIVE

a) Participate in designing the Pillar 2 to-be process in the capacity of core team member; b) Participate in dry-runs by reviewing entity submissions to ensure compliance with Pillar 2 requirements and helping entities overcome their difficulties; c) After go-live, review Pillar 2 entity submissions as a member of the Central Team; d) Participate in training the entities through webinars or 1-2-1 sessions; e) Support the Clean Entity IFRS project team; f) Support, as an expert in Clean Entity IFRS issues, the Central Team in answering entity questions after go-live.

LEAD THE ETR REPORTING PROCESS

a) Be the primary contact for entities designated as Scope A & B, regarding direct tax accounting; b) Coordinate the efforts of the Agile team and other Corporate Tax and Pension Accounting team members helping with the ETR process; c) Prepare the necessary accounting entries for month end (e.g., IAS 34) and plan cycles (e.g., CIT and DIT tax adjustment); d) Produce key analysis to verify / support tax closing positions; e) Act as the key contact with external auditors regarding tax position at period-end; f) Prepare the related reporting decks to Senior Management and be able to explain the main variances or significant tax positions; g) Ensure that no audit adjustment is raised by the external auditors.
PERFORM THE PENSION PROCESS IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PENSION ACCOUNTING MANAGER
a) Build the resilience of the team by learning the pension accounting process from the Pension Accounting Manager; b) Support the Pension Accounting Manager during pick periods; c) Perform the pension process (primarily booking the OCI movements for all DB plans in scope) or train new colleagues to perform the pension process in the absence of the Pension Accounting Manager.

MANAGE JSOX COMPLIANCE FOR TAX

a) Assign J-SOX controls to the team and review the controls as specified in the J-SOX Global Reference Model; b) Perform all assigned controls accurately and timely.
OTHER AD-HOC PROJECTS
a) Draft position papers on tax (IAS 12) and other (e.g., pension) accounting issues by doing some technical research under IFRS; b) Assist the wider corporate accounting team and work cross-functionally on various ad-hoc projects and queries; c) Participate on any other projects (isolated or of global scope) arising in the team, as necessary.

Who are we looking for - Requirements:

  • University degree in Finance
  • Chartered / certified accountant
  • Qualified with a public accounting firm, preferably big four (5 years\' experience) or other accounting firm of similar size.
  • Experience in a consolidation/reporting function is an asset.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written) is a must
  • Ability to analytically review accounting system data (SAP is preferable)
  • Financial accounting experience (IFRS or US GAAP knowledge is preferable)
  • MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook at a minimum), advanced level (basic knowledge of macros is a plus)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Stress resistant, calm under pressure, team player and positive attitude
  • Open-minded, willing to work and interact with colleagues from different horizon
What are the next steps - Recruitment process:
Thank you very much for your interest in the role - we look forward to your application!

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD1481701
  • Industry
    Not mentioned
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Contract
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Genf, Switzerland
  • Education
    Not mentioned