Senior Technical Accounting Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £95,000

  • Contact:

    Harry Ludbrook

  • Contact email:

    harry.ludbrook@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-05

Opportunity to join a market leading, £17bn turnover international media business as a key part of the Group Finance team, driving global Technichal Accounting and Policies. Operating in over 140 countries and across 5 continents, this acquisitive company is an and exciting place to work with a great company culture and the resources to develop your career.

The role ensures that:

  • The business is provided with sound and clear technical accounting advice and guidance.
  • New accounting standards are properly understood, assessed and documented to ensure the most efficient implementation
  • The business is provided with formal technical accounting papers to support decision making and maintain best practice control.
  • All new business activities and initiatives are promptly and accurately assessed for compliance with IFRS and key financial judgements appropriately considered.
  • The Group Accounting Policies relating to complex accounting areas are maintained and understood globally.
  • The external Audit of complex accounting areas is well managed

Requires:

  • A manager who will bring energy and expertise to this dynamic, diverse and highly acquisitive company.
  • Ability to influence all levels of the Finance team - the regional Finance teams, the local Finance teams and the outsourced teams.

Looking for:

  • Qualified ACA accountant with 5 -10+ years PQE 
  • Proven experience of technical accounting in a commercial environment, with proven capability to communicate financial accounting requirements to senior executives
  • In depth knowledge of IFRS, including emerging standards
  • Strong communication, influencing, collaboration and relationship building skills across global cultures
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Clear record of being curious, robust and driving improved the technical accounting discipline within a business
  • Clear record of driving end-to-end financial accounting and reporting process improvements
  • Fluent English language skills - other languages an advantage
  • Knowledge of the Media or Digital sectors an advantage (but not a prerequisite)