Senior Technical Accountant

  • Location

    Coventry

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65,000 - £70,000 per year

  • Contact:

    James Harold

  • Contact email:

    james.harold@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JH3176

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-11

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Senior Technical Accountant

Our client:

Our client is hiring a Senior Technical Accountant.They are one of the most recognisable brand names on the planet.A brilliant company to work for, who value and reinvest in staff.This could be the beginnings of a great career.

What you’ll do:

This is a great opportunity for a strong technical accountant to join as Senior Technical Accountant to help drive the technical accounting agenda across the newly created European business.This is a fast-paced environment so there will be variety in the role and ad-hoc projects to get involved in.

·        Review the company’s accounting requirements and ensure everything is in line under USGAAP and IFRS

·        Prepare financial statements and technical papers for local entities under USGAAP

·        Co-ordination and external audit process and be the go-to liaison for the external auditors

·        Support local finance teams and help drive best practice in partnership with the local Finance Managers to ensure timely and compliant reporting

·        Help set up and manage local financial reporting systems and structure across Europe

·        Contribute to ongoing professional development and continual streamlining of processes to drive best practice across finance

·        Ad-hoc projects including IFRS 16 maintenance, system implementations etc.

·        Be the go-to advisor on technical accounting issues; consult with senior management and external auditors to ensure proper accounting treatment is applied and documented for a variety of complex transactions and general accounting matters

·        Partner commercial teams to ensure a deep understanding of business activities and results and provide support and guidance for potential new business models and revenue streams

·        Help establish, develop and maintain the Group’s accounting policies and procedures company wide and support multiple subsidiary financial reporting needs

·        Provide training to accounting, finance, and business teams on new and existing accounting standards

·        Support SEC filings including the quarterly and annual reporting

The Senior Technical Accountant will be:

·        Qualified ACA/CA from an audit firm (ideally Top 10)

·        Minimum experience of 5 years with a large accounting firm and/or commercial experience with a strong track record of technical accounting and research

·        Previous experience in a similar role

·        USGAAP and IFRS knowledge

·        Ability to communicate and present clearly and effectively with multiple stakeholders and team members

·        Able to effectively manage competing deadlines