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Statutory, VAT & Regulatory Reporting Accountant

Date: Sep 17, 2022

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own 

AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit for more information.


Statutory, VAT & Regulatory Reporting Accountant

Stoneleigh - Hybrid Working 2 days office based

Job Summary


This role will be responsible for the preparation and the submission of both UK and Overseas legal entity statutory reporting under local GAAP (including but not restricted to IFRS, UK GAAP and Swiss GAAP amongst others) and other regulatory reporting where required locally. The role will act as a key contact between the business and external authorities and auditors to resolve queries and issues.

The role will also act as support and cover for the VAT returns preparation and submission (including corresponding payments to local authorities across the EAME region); related balance sheet account reconciliations (VAT and Current Tax) and monthly intrastats reporting.


Job Responsibilities


  • Timely preparation and submission of statutory reporting in accordance with local GAAP;
  • Key point of contact between the business and local authorities;
  • Establish strong relationship with tax team and external tax advisors;
  • Managing the relationship with external auditors;
  • Timely preparation and submission of VAT returns and corresponding preparation of paperwork for payment;
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations to a very high standard; 
  • Completion of intrastats reporting and other regulatory reporting;
  • Supporting the manager with common processes, to drive efficiency and quality improvements within team;
  • Supporting the manager and team with other adhoc projects as and when required.




Essential to have a professional accounting qualification (ACA, CA, ACCA) and IFRS experience as a minimum.

  • Understanding of overseas legislation/ requirements (including international VAT compliance)
  • Technical understanding of local GAAP vs US GAAP
  • Dealing and managing stakeholders remotely (dealing with stakeholders whose first language may not be English)
  • Knowledge of the AGCO business to assist with the analytical review process and preparing complex balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Having worked previously in a practice environment would be desirable
  •  Previous experience work in auditing role would be very beneficial

We offer the following benefits: 

- Basic salary:  Competitive

- A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (7%)

- Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)

- Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members

- 26 days holidays + statutory holidays

- Holiday trading

- Retail discount portal

- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family

- On-site parking

- On-site restaurant 


Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!

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