Financial Accountant

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55,000 - 60,000

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    T-FA-JK

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-29

 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.