• Accounting Manager UK & Ireland

    Location GB-Basingstoke
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    Accounting Manager (UK & Ireland)

    Competitive salary and benefits package

    Basingstoke, UK

    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose - to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    Due to our ongoing growth and acquisitions, we are looking for an experienced Accounting Manager who will report directly to the Finance Director Europe, Middle-East and Africa and will oversee a team of 4.



    • Responsible for the financial accounting of UL’s UK & Ireland affiliates
      Oversees and coaches the UK accounting team 
    • Monthly reporting of financial results to the global headquarters (for 6 entities)
    • Meets outside financial reporting and tax requirements (for 11 entities)
    • Close involvement in special projects: legal entity optimization, ERP system implementation, mergers & acquisitions and integration
    • Structuring, improving and optimizing processes and operations
    • Business partner for local management
    • Leadership role in EMEA Account-to-Report Team


    • Public audit experience required (Big-4 preferably)
    • University degree in Accounting or Business Economics added with a UK Chartered Accountant degree or equivalent (UK-GAAP / IFRS)
    • Strong people management skills. Hands on experience in leading a team (outside of public audit). Ability to build a high performance team and manage through change projects
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to be involved in Company’s group world-wide financial network and business
    • Experience with leading special projects as mentioned in the job tasks and responsibilities.
    • Likes to work in a dynamic, international environment
    • Initiative and drive for continuous improvement


    The preferred location is Basingstoke, UK however will consider other UK locations.

    The international scope of the role and special projects will require the Accounting Manager UK & Ireland to travel (inter)nationally.


    What We Offer

    Our employees are our most valued asset. Your personal and professional development is important to us, and you can expect challenging work responsibilities, an attractive compensation package and great career opportunities. If you like what you have read, we are looking forward to receiving your application.



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