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Big 4 Accounting Advisory Services - Assistant Manager

Job Title: Big 4 Accounting Advisory Services - Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
Reference: JN -082020-402186_1617993498
Contact Name: Colin Hawkins
Contact Email: jobboardemailhandler@nncuy8uwmpalji8ge51zsg7ul7a1gw6e351drxtzl70durpon.1t-u30leaq.um5.apex.salesforce.com
Job Published: April 09, 2021 19:38

Job Description

At this Big 4 firm, you will advise clients on the application of new and existing accounting standards, such as IFRS and UK GAAP. You will assess the impact of recently adopted accounting standards (primarily IFRS 9, IFRS 10, IFRS 11, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16) and support transaction teams with relevant accounting frameworks.

Client Details

This Big 4 firm's growing Accounting Advisory Services team in London provides specialist technical accounting and financial reporting advice to clients across a range of areas.

Description

Work as a key member of the growing Accounting Advisory Services team. The team provides specialist accounting and financial reporting advice to clients across a range of areas.

Projects focus on the application of technical accounting - in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training - often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising clients on the application of new and existing accounting standards such as IFRS and UK GAAP (FRS101/FRS 102/UK Companies Act 2006).
  • Assessing the impact of recently adopted accounting standards (primarily IFRS 9, IFRS 10, IFRS 11, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16).
  • Supporting transaction teams with IFRS 3 analysis and model reviews with relevant accounting frameworks.
  • Providing accounting support to identify implications of business reorganisation plans.
  • Assessing the accounting impact of any change in the operation of an organisation
  • Working with other teams (such as deal advisory/tax) to provide technical accounting support on cross-functional engagements (e.g. due diligence).
  • Development and delivery of client workshops and accounting training to clients and internal teams.

Profile

  • The team supports external clients and work alongside other teams (e.g. tax, deal advisory) to address complex accounting issues requiring expertise of relevant accounting standards.
  • An Assistant Manager would be able to interact with a number of stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses
  • The role is to provide accounting advice to external clients. Engagements vary in magnitude and oversight shall be provided suitable to the needs of an individual engagement.
  • Experience working within accounting advisory team of a professional services firm is desirable but not essential.
  • Detailed knowledge of IFRS, UK and US GAAP experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships.
  • Proven experience managing diverse teams.

Requirements:

  • Experience in practice including technical accounting experience
  • Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)
  • Strong technical accounting experience with IFRS 9, 15 and 16 (UK GAAP and Companies Law preferable)
  • Proven ability to build strong client and colleague relationships
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Job Offer

Excellent salary and benefits.