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Regional Accountant EU/EMEA (Maidenhead, Berkshire)

Company: Covance
Location: Maidenhead, BErkshire
Reference: 65297BR
Closing Date: 17 Dec 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

COVANCE UK is currently looking for Regional Accountant to be based in our office in Maidenhead.


COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. 

You can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s capabilities. 

This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner. 

We are currently looking for Regional Accountant to be based in our office in Maidenhead. 


About the role:

Responsible for ensuring complete, accurate and timely accounting, reporting and compliance for various group companies and branches. 

  • Maintain strong internal relationships with Compliance, Shared Services and Payroll. 
  • eview and approve bank payments. 
  • Preparation of accounting entries in accordance with relevant accounting standards and policies. 
  • Completion of month end close in accordance with the close timetable. 
  • Completion of monthly reporting and investigation/explanation of significant variances from monthly trend. 
  • Preparation of quarterly SEC information. 
  • Preparation and timely submission of monthly cash flow forecasts. 
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations. 
  • Preparation and timely submission of all required information and documentation to local service providers. 
  • Maintain strong relationships with local service providers, advisors and auditors. 
  • Completion and timely filing of monthly/quarterly/annual VAT returns. 
  • Completion of annual audits and timely filing of statutory financial statements (SFS). 
  • Completion and timely filing of corporate income tax (CIT) returns. 
  • Completion and timely filing of statistical returns. 
  • Effective and consistent operation of internal controls in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements. 
  • Support global and regional process improvement initiatives. 
  • Support the set up of new companies and branches. 
  • Complete ad hoc projects and tasks as required. 


About You

  • Fully Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA 
  • Several years of accounting, reporting and compliance experience, including VAT returns, audit, statutory financial statements and corporate income tax returns. 
  • Good Excel skills. 
  • Good financial systems experience, preferably Peoplesoft. 
  • Experience in an international, multicurrency environment, preferably US corporate. 
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 


Apply for this job: Regional Accountant EU/EMEA (Maidenhead, Berkshire)

Contact Information:

Address:  Covance- Maidenhead

Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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