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Statutory, VAT and Regulatory Reporting Accountant Job

Date: Mar 27, 2021

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 www.AGCOcorp.com for more information. 


Statutory, VAT and Regulatory Reporting Accountant

A vacancy has arisen in the Finance department for a Statutory, VAT and Regulatory Reporting Accountant.

Job Summary

This role will assist in the submission of both UK and Overseas legal entity statutory reporting; VAT returns (including corresponding payments to local authorities); related balance sheet account reconciliations (VAT and Current Tax); monthly intrastats reporting and other regulatory reporting required locally. The role will act as a key contact between the business and external authorities and auditors to resolve queries and issues.



Job Responsibilities

- Timely preparation and submission of statutory reporting;
- Timely preparation and submission of VAT returns and corresponding preparation of paperwork for payment
- Preparation of working papers to support the trial balance to a very high standard;
- Completion of intrastats reporting and other regulatory reporting
- Key point of contact between the business and local authorities
- Establish strong relationship with tax team
- Managing the relationship with external auditors and corporate tax advisors
- 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
- Knowledge of corporate income tax will be advantageous, but not essential.



Minimum Qualifications

Preferably qualified or working towards a professional accounting qualification



Specific or Additional Degree or Certification Required

A relevant professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or working towards the relevant qualification



Problem Solving Skills Needed

- Understanding of overseas legislation/ requirements (dealing with stakeholders whose first language may not be English)
- Technical understanding of local GAAP vs US GAAP
- Dealing and managing stakeholders remotely
- Knowledge of the Agco business to assist with the analytical review process.




- All statutory accounts filed on time. No audit overruns
- All VAT submissions filed on time with no error. No late/mis-filing penalties
- All regulatory information submitted on time.


 We offer the following benefits

  • Basic salary: Competitive  
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (10%)
  • 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
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 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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