Senior Technical Accountant

Job Title: Senior Technical Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidstone, Kent
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Reference: 3334116_1528817499
Contact Name: Joe Pawlica
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2018 16:31

Job Description

The Team is responsible for implementing new accounting standards and for maintaining the Group accounting policy manual, but a large proportion of the work involves determining the accounting for significant one-off transactions such as business combinations/M&A and legal entity reorganisations. The Team provides pragmatic and robust accounting advice to senior management, the divisions/businesses and other departments. The Team also delivers technical accounting training and works closely with the reporting and consolidation teams.

Your new role

  • Preparation and review of IFRS reporting and technical accounting papers;
  • Advise, support and consult stakeholders in relation to technical accounting and policy issues, and provide technical expertise on complex accounting issues;
  • Support the Group's reporting processes, including development of the IFRS financial statement proforma and advice on preparing external disclosure notes;
  • Liaison with auditors on technical accounting issues;
  • Support and communicate the development, setting and maintenance of IFRS financial accounting and reporting policies group-wide, including technical input to the Group accounting policy manual;
  • Interpret and implement new IFRS developments/standards, including assisting with the project management and oversight of significant changes in standards impacting the Group;
  • Provide internal and ad-hoc training and advice on technical accounting, new developments and standards; and
  • Provide technical accounting support to ongoing and new projects.

What you'll need to succeed

  • ACA accounting qualification, or overseas equivalent;
  • Qualified at the Big 6; and
  • Proven technical knowledge of IFRS accounting standards.

What you need to do now

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