• Full Time
  • Central London
  • This position has been filled.

Our client are an instantly recognisable consumer brand looking for a high calibre Senior Accounting Manager who values autonomy and is extremely career driven. The company are known for their lucrative benefits and international career prospects.

This role sits in the central Finance team responsible for the company’s external financial reporting and global financial reporting controls (including Sarbanes Oxley compliance). Also will be managing the global auditor relationship, determining and implementing accounting policies and other ad hoc projects.

 

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Determine global accounting policies – implement them and ensure compliance
  • Provide timely and clear guidance on the accounting implications of business decisions.
  • Assess the impact of proposed changes to IFRS and identify the actions required internally to comply with them. Where necessary act as advocate for the company with the standard setters or other governance bodies to defend its interests.
  • Exclusive responsibility for developing and implementing an accounting and reporting knowledge management strategy to deliver ongoing support to the finance community
  • Lead on the Group’s compliance with IFRS (plus some UK, Dutch and US GAAP and International GAAS) accounting and reporting requirements for listed companies and leading conversations with external auditors on upcoming accounting developments and how they might impact the company
  • The job holder will need to be able to apply accounting knowledge to these internal queries and assess facts / situations, such as whether an economy is hyperinflationary under IAS 29.
  • The job holder will need to be able to apply accounting knowledge to these internal queries and assess facts / situations, such as whether an economy is hyperinflationary under IAS 29.
  • Managing and leading a small team

 

ABOUT YOU:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CPA/CA) with a minimum of 3 years PQE
  • Understanding the requirements of external auditors and the Sarbanes Oxley act
  • Knowledge of the UK Companies Act and experience of its application to distributable reserves
  • Highly technically capable accountant; previous experience of technical accounting matters for large multinational group (either as an employee or consultant / auditor / advisor)
  • Ability to read and interpret IFRS exposure drafts, analyse impact, and prepare lobbying comment letters

 

SALARY/DURATION/BENEFITS:

  • £80k
  • £7K Car allowance
  • 15% Bonus
  • Great pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • And many more…