Compliance/Audit Manager (Qualified) in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

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Job Description

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the product brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

We develop and manufacture electronic throttle controls, transmission shifters and sensors for commercial off-highway equipment and heavy trucks, helping to address the long-term trend towards attaining higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions. We also supply operator controls and advanced motor controllers for hybrid and electric vehicles, such as buses, forklift trucks, pallet stackers, wheelchairs, and rehabilitation chairs.

We believe in developing technology-based solutions in partnership with our customers -- many of our products are custom-built for specific applications. We strive for the best solutions, from design and manufacturing to prompt, on-time delivery with operational excellence and a world-class service.

The Opportunity | Compliance Accountant/Audit Manager

Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Qualified Compliance Accountant/Audit Manager to join their Industrial Division at their state-of-the-art facility by Bournemouth Airport. Working to ensure compliance with government laws and performing internal operational reviews the Compliance Accountant/Audit Manager works under policies and procedures as necessary to ensure continued compliance while also holding responsible for supervising a team of five across Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable and Payrolls.

The successful candidate will be Qualified with a strong audit background and previous Supervisory experience. You will be passionate about best practice and upholding compliance standards at all times. You will be highly focussed, detail orientated and motivated by all aspects of team management.

Your Challenge:

  • Establishing system controls for automated payroll system, ongoing maintenance and develops procedures to improve existing systems
  • Maintaining AP/AR/expenses (subsidiary) ledgers of the facility, reconciliations and currency conversion as needed
  • Responsible for the employment, training, motivation and evaluation of assigned employees
  • Supervising assigned staff, develops robust reporting and preparation of monthly reports
  • Developing and recommends credit policies and collection procedures that govern the application of credit, establishing credit limits and collection activities of the company
  • Directing fixed asset control and depreciation, accrual to meet anticipated liabilities, preparation of general tax reports such as those for sales, payroll, VAT & customs
  • Assisting in the development of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting, and/or payroll
  • Coordinating preparation of internal audit materials and external compliance
  • Acting as liaison and interface for reviews and internal audits
  • Supervising maintenance of accounting systems in accordance with GAAP and any other applicable policies, procedures and local regulations
  • Ensuring integration of data produced into systems and supports objectives of financial analysts
  • Ensuring the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data
  • Participating in special projects

Your Expertise:

  • CIMA/ACCA qualified or equivalent related experience
  • Previous supervisory experience of managing people within a finance team
  • Knowledge of Government compliance issues, specifically related to VAT/customs duty regulations
  • Good communicator and ability to handle challenging situations
  • Strong IT skills
  • Experience in payroll processes & outputs, desirable
  • Previous experience of implementing new systems would be an advantage

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-HP1