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Group Technical and Reporting Manager

Job Title: Group Technical and Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, car, pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 634637_1572273177
Contact Name: Chris Brannigan
Contact Email: chris.brannigan@goodmanmasson.com
Job Published: October 28, 2019 14:33

Job Description

My client are growing their world class finance team and as such now have a vacancy for a Group Technical & Reporting Manager to join their London Office.

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, the main parts of this role involve assisting in monitoring and ensuring timely identification and compliance with IFRS across multiple listed groups including the application, interpretation and monitoring evolving standards and preparation and review of technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner.

Career potential here is excellent as is the package as a strong base salary will be offered along with 20% bonus, pension and long term incentives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Provide IFRS technical support for M&A and transactions activity
* Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual reports and manage the internal review for these documents
* Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team as necessary
* Assist in managing communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues
* Assist in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors
* Assist in creating, implementing and maintaining comprehensive worldwide accounting policy documents to improve clarity and consistency
* Implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
* Participate in other accounting and special projects as required

QUALIFICATIONS
* Bachelor's degree or higher
* CPA/ACA/CA with experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, with heavy exposure to IFRS and external financial reporting primarily at a group level.
* An excellent knowledge of IFRS is required combined with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
* Global multinational accounting and issue recognition experience;
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
* Must be able to work independently and have the ability to interact with co-workers in multiple locations, senior management, external and internal auditors.
* Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation
* Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to summarize and present complex financial data in an organized, concise manner.