1. Assist with the testing of the RBA SOx controls, including documentation of all testing completed and IPE.
2. Actively liaise with RELX internal audit and EY for any queries they have on the SOx controls you have tested.
3. Preparation of the statutory accounts for some of our global entities, including liaising with EY on any queries they have on these.
4. Support RBA transfer pricing, including the posting of quarterly charges, providing information requested to the RELX transfer pricing team and assisting with preparing new transfer pricing agreements.
5. Supervision of the analyst and senior analyst within the team, and liaising with the onshore teams as needed
Understanding of what makes a good control environment, and how this can be applied to the controls being tested.
Understanding of IPE, and the ability to explain this to people outside of finance.
Documentation of all SOx testing completed, so that it can be easily reviewed and reperformed by someone independent.
Statutory Accounts :
Preparation of the statutory accounts in Excel for an agreed number of our legal entities
An understanding of the financial standards in different countries, to ensure that the statutory accounts are prepared in accordance with these.
Tax Accounting :
Understand of the purpose of transfer pricing and how it’s applied in our business
Analytical approach to preparation of quarterly transfer pricing journals and annual information requests from RELX tax, with a focus on improving the efficiency of the process.
Accounting Policies and Standards :
Able to describe latest Company, national & international accounting policies & standards
Understands how accounting policies and standards apply to own work
Applying Accounting Principles :
Understands fundamental accounting principles
Able to describe accounting implications of business issues
Generic Accounting Practices :
Understands and can describe issues within generic accounting environments
Understands own role in these processes, & how they affect P&L and balance sheet & cash flow
Define and Maintain the Financial Accounting Structure, Systems and Procedures :
Understand and describe main components of local and regional accounts structure
Understand (in general terms) Master Data maintenance procedures
Able to describe roles involved in maintaining a General Ledger system
Assure Correctness and Integrity of Accounts :
Understand tools for automatic reconciliation and review process
Able to describe common integrity issues
Able to describe KPIs in operation in business area and relevance to own job
Local Statutory Accounting and Reporting :
Have a knowledge of local accounting policies, standards and additional requirements
External Auditor Relationship :
Understands the role of external auditors
Understands why auditors are asking for specific pieces of information
Knowledge of Accounting Systems :
Effectively utilise one or more accounting or ERP systems / applications in own work
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