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Freelance Statutory Accountant & Tax Accountant (Remote Home Working) - Norway
About the company
IWG has been at the forefront of the flexible workspace revolution for more than 30 years. We have made it possible for organisations and individuals everywhere to take a new approach to the traditional working day. We have over 3,400 locations across over 110 countries allowing millions of people every day to have a great day at work.
Our customers are start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large multinationals. With unique business goals, people and aspirations. They want workspaces and communities to match their needs. We provide them with choice through our portfolio of brands, covering serviced offices (Regus, Spaces, HQ, Signature and No18), commercial real estate brokerage and managed office solutions.
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IWG is a global company listed on the London Stock Exchange, is locally set up in a multi-entity Business Operating model with entities either consolidate in a fiscal unit or managed in a standalone set-up. The local entities roll up into the global structure through various global transfer pricing and service arrangements.
We are looking for Freelance Statutory Accountants/Tax Accountants to manage our Statutory filings for a country plus any additional local requirements. As a Freelancer you will work from home/remotely and the working pattern is focused mainly on Year-End and Half-Year accounting periods. You will support all legal entities of the country and assist with local audits. We need someone who is used to adopting a hands-on approach.
Statutory Accountant – Key Responsibilities
Maintain up to date documentation of local statutory requirements (deadlines, requirements, adjustments etc).
Review and/or prepare data required for the completion of all statutory filings.
Proactively file all requirements locally with the authorities and answer queries.
Manage local audits.
Act as the local expert, communicating with authorities or auditors as needed.
Build proactive working relationships with the shared service centres.
Assist with company secretarial activities, specific to the country.
Undertake a range of other ad-hoc activities as the local country finance representative (i.e. one-off admin tasks required onsite or with local language dependencies).
Manage and keep the corporate calendar up to date (deadlines, requirements, adjustments etc).
Review and/or prepare and/or file data required for the completion of all statutory filings.
Tax Accountant – Key Responsibilities
Manage and keep the tax calendar and documentation of local tax requirements (deadlines, requirements, adjustments etc) up to date
Review and/or prepare data required for the completion of all tax and statutory filings (Note: the level of hands-on preparation is dependent on the country requirements and the practical cover of each task within the shared service centres)
Proactively file all requirements locally with the authorities
Manage local audits
Act as the local expert, communicating with authorities or auditors as needed
Build proactive working relationships with the shared service centres
Undertake a range of other ad-hoc activities as the local country finance representative (i.e. one-off admin tasks required onsite or with local language dependencies)
Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Accounting or Tax Qualification.
10 years + experience, including recent experience in a similar level role.
Technically strong, with a working knowledge of local GAAP.
Proven ability to meet statutory compliance obligations.
Extensive experience of producing Statutory Accounts and Annual Reports and documents relating to company secretarial requirements.
Flexible approach, adaptable to change.
Excellent communication skills – previous experience of working remotely an advantage.
Native language relevant to the country and fluent in English.
Less than 1 Year
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