Altum are currently supporting a global FMCG business going through a major transformation to find a Financial Reporting specialist to assist with the transformation. You will take ownership of the financial reporting and provide technical support for the business.
Provide technical US GAAP and IFRS accounting guidance on ongoing matters. Guidance typically provided to country finance associates and
other corporate areas (e.g. treasury, tax, Global Compensation).
Review new US GAAP and IFRS accounting pronouncements; provide direction to other groups (e.g. country finance associates; other corporate finance associates) on new pronouncements, as applicable.
Actively participate in the quarterly certification process as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This includes, among other things, review of country risk and exposure and representation letters and identification of issues; interactions with the auditors regarding quarterly country reviews.
Evaluate internal controls over financial reporting and disclosures as part of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
Prepare restructuring analysis. Determine and communicate required restructuring entries to regional finance and corporate accounting
Enhance and maintain corporate finance website.
Coordinate quarterly Hot Topics trainings (quarterly presentation to all Finance associates and discusses changes to our quarterly reporting process), and other finance trainings as necessary.
This role will suit a big 4 qualified accountant with a technical skill-set and strong IFRS knowledge, the business is going to move to reporting under IFRS rather than US GAAP.