Senior Technical Accountant

Location
England, London
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
18 Apr 2019
Ref
14006002/001
Contact
James Skeath
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

The role has come around from an internal promotion. The role has been part of the UK&I

finance function for many years, acting as a control around the accounting within the GBU.

The role has significant interaction with the company's external auditors and

also with a wide range of team members both in Finance & Commercial and across the

business.

Client Details

My client is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in

73 countries. European number one in

Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group

provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business

Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital

Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through

Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting edge

technologies and industry knowledge, my client supports the digital transformation of its clients

across all business sectors. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the

Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the my clients' brands.

Description

Monitor new standards issued or to be issued and assess potential impacts for the Company

* Answer IFRS questions from teams and help them implementing structured deals insuring

IFRS compliance.

* Manage and strengthen the IFRS community within the Company.

* Build training material and train the Company finance teams

Main interactions

* You will be part of the UK Finance Team

* Interactions with corporate for IFRS group accounting guidance

* Interaction with operational teams to structure contracts & deals (Bid teams, Treasury, Legal)

* Key contact for external auditors

Profile

Qualified accountant or equivalent experience (Business school or equivalent with

specialization in Finance and/or accounting)

* Demonstrable IFRS knowledge and experience acquired through the audit of listed IFRS

Companies in a large Audit firm or in the corporate finance team of a listed company. You

have a good knowledge of the overall IFRS standards. Being familiar with SAP, HFM and

long term contracts accounting would be a plus.

* Ability to work under pressure, within deadlines, strong willingness and engagement to learn.

* Fluent in English (both spoken & written) with good communication and educational skills.

* Team spirit and transparency

* Well organised, autonomy in problem solving, solution orientated

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer

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