Partner Financial

Group IFRS 16 Project

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £600 per day
10 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Partner Financial are seeking an experienced, Big 4 trained professional to assist in the delivery of an IFRS 16 implementation project for a Global organisation.

The business is a genuine World-leader with their sector and has a strong international brand name. They are aligned with several high-growth markets and offer a range of truly innovative services used by diverse range of end customers.

Reporting into the Head of Group Reporting and supporting the Group Financial Controller the successful candidate will perform a technical advisory role across the group and help to deliver the project to a tight deadline in 2019.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Responsibility for drafting the Group’s accounting policies, procedures and technical position papers in relation to IFRS 16;
  • Provide detailed technical support to the group and guidance to countries as they transition to IFRS 16 and responsible for delivering the format for all disclosure requirements;
  • Support the Group’s IFRS 16 Lead in providing briefing documents to senior management as required to help ensure that the Group has an effective IFRS 16 implementation which includes adequate capture and disclosure of financial information for the Group

The successful candidate will ideally be a Big 4 trained, ACA qualified accountant with demonstrable post-qualified experience, gained within a large company environment and with an in-depth knowledge of IFRS and ideally a deep understanding of IFRS 16. You will have a strong mix of relationship management and technical accounting skills (including experience of researching, interpreting and applying accounting standards). Candidates who have previous experience gained in a Big 4 Technical Advisory division as a Director or Senior Manager are highly desirable.

Interested candidates should send their CV to Neil French, who will be contacting candidates with the closest match to the client’s selection criteria within 48 hours of application to arrange an initial meeting. If you have not heard from me within these timescales, thank you for your interest but please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

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