Global Compliance & Reporting Solutions Executive

Job Title: Global Compliance & Reporting Solutions Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: R1019563
Contact Name: Matthew Barnard
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Job Published: June 14, 2019 07:55

Job Description

Global Compliance & Reporting Solutions (GCRS) has helped multi-jurisdictional businesses meet their compliance requirements on time, every time.
At Grant Thornton we're driven by a purpose of shaping a vibrant economy, based on trust and integrity in markets, dynamic businesses, and communities where businesses and people thrive. By living our purpose and focusing on quality, we strive to be the go-to-firm for growth. We’ve created our own unique culture – one that offers the opportunities of a major organisation in a personal, close-knit environment and that's built around a Challenger Leadership style and a Shared Enterprise model.
Meeting global compliance obligations is a time-consuming and complex task for any multijurisdictional business. It requires intensive work coupled with the latest knowledge of worldwide compliance obligations and strong relationships with local authorities. What's more, the time you spend on your compliance responsibilities can be a costly distraction from growing your business. Our UKbased global reporting and compliance team is here to support you. Since 2005, we have helped multijurisdictional businesses meet their compliance requirements on time, every time. 
What are the role's main responsibilities of the role?

  •  You’ll carry out regular tracking of the progress of work carried out by Grant Thornton International member firms for allocated portfolio of clients. 
  • You’ll supervise the preparation of documents to be sent to clients, to agreed timescales, ready for review. 
  • You’ll regularly attend meetings; when appropriate, answering client queries. Proactively encourages follow up on agreed actions. 
  • You’ll liaise with clients' credit control departments when Grant Thornton International member firm invoices have not been paid. 
  • You’ll build an understanding of professional standards, ethics and risk management protocols. 
  • You’ll liaise with Grant Thornton UK and Grant Thornton International member firm individuals, regarding their access and use of the "task tracking" tool.

Who we're looking for: 
Passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential, you’ll be someone who wants to make a difference and shape your career and a Vibrant Economy. You’ll have strong technical skills and experience of providing clients with quality services.
You’ll have practical finance or accounting experience, ideally gained working within a professional services environment  You’ll possess excellent organisational skills and attention to detail  You’ll have working knowledge of MS Office packages (Microsoft Excel skills formulae /functions would be useful)  You’ll have a willingness to take responsibility and ownership for work, with all team members to ensure that the highest possible standards are maintained.
You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions.  You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.
We’re looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:
 Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business  We create sustainable value for our clients  We are better together  Our CLEARR values underpin all we do  We never compromise on quality
Education, experience and qualifications:
You'll have achieved your ATT/ACCA qualification (or be qualified through experience)  You'll have a genuine interest in our clients. We want to provide a distinctive service and unlock potential for growth in dynamic organisations.  You'll know that what you do matters. As an organisation we want to be known for how we do business, not simply what we do. So, we need people who know that every act matters from the simple things to the insights we bring to clients.  You'll seize opportunities. We want to adapt quickly and wisely to changing conditions to optimise growth for both our clients and ourselves.  You'll apply critical reasoning to bring clarity and insight. We do it by asking great questions, listening and drawing on our collective knowledge and experience to really help others grow.  A formal project management certificate/ qualification (i.e. Prince 2) would be an advantage given the project nature of this role.
Valuing you Your personal development plan will help you grow your skills. And you’ll be able to progress your career within your team or by moving across our business or going on secondments in the UK and beyond. You’ll also enjoy a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package designed to meet your individual needs.
The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications.
Becoming a shared enterprise
Our unique culture is built around collaboration. Everybody here plays their part. We share ideas. We share responsibility. We share the rewards. Put simply, we’re better together.