Group Head of Accounting Policy

Job Title: Group Head of Accounting Policy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: 3568117_1565080942
Contact Name: Joel Knight
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2019 09:42

Job Description

Your new company
I am currently working with one of the worlds largest private education providers. This is a complex, global and highly acquisitive business and this role presents a fantastic opportunity to join a business going through a very exciting period of growth and change.

Your new role
You will responsible for taking a lead on all technical financial reporting matters within the group. This includes:

  • Accounting policy assessment on M&A opportunities
  • Lead on global accounting policy adoption for updates on rules and standards
  • You will provide technical accounting expertise on IFRS
  • Working with the Group FC you will ensure best practice in adoption and compliance relating to new policies.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be a qualified accountant with proven experience as a senior manager in top 10 practice or similar technical accounting role in a large multinational organisation. You will need to be technical expert on accounting policy, particularly IFRS. You will need to have proven ability in solving complex technical accounting issues and have excellent communication skills, capable of building strong relationships across the group.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with excellent visibility and exposure within the business, interacting with senior stakeholders on a regular basis. You will develop your technical expertise within a large multinational business offering great internal progression pathways and opportunities.

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