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Group Technical Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £475 per day

  • Contact:

    Sherine Rose

  • Job ref:

    GTEC_1663252157

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    8 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Technical Group Accountant
  • *OUTSIDE IR35*
  • Reporting to the Group Technical Accounting Manager
  • 6-8 month role

The succesful candidate will be available to start in the next few weeks and will be from an accounting practice background (Big 4 preferred). Extensive group reporting and multi-currency consolidations under IFRS is also needed

The role :

  • Project manage the technical accounting / group reporting workstream for various projects.
  • Prepare technical accounting papers for management and the auditors on the transactions, that document issues in a clear, logical, and comprehensive manner including journal entries and financial statement disclosures.
  • Preparation and presentation of accounting and financial reports to the audit committee
  • Supporting the consolidation and external reporting requirements of the Group ensuring compliance with accounting standards, company law and walker guidelines.
  • Liaise with the audit team and advisors on scope, deliverables and timing.
  • Manage and ensure compliance with internal review control for accounting transactions and perform the necessary procedures and documentation.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures and systems for relevant accounting and reporting, ensuring accurate MI.
  • Provide high quality and practical training and education for finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Lead and perform key technical accounting research including keeping up to date with changes in IFRS, IFRIC, FRC guidance, Walker guidelines, ESMA, audit reform etc. Perform impact assessment, prepare technical accounting guidance and lead implementation programme for these changes.
  • Identify process improvements and assist in the implementation of related processes and controls.
  • Assist with other ad hoc Group Finance related tasks and projects as required.

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