Senior Technical Accountant

Job Title: Senior Technical Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 28/05/2019
Reference: 14019639/001_1559062770
Contact Name: James Skeath
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 17:59

Job Description

The role is part of the central functions team in the UK&I. It will report into either the UK&I Finance Director or UK&I Chief Accountant and Head of Financial Accounting, depending on GCM level and experience. It is encouraged that successful applicants will take on training roles with the new graduates and ensuring the wider community is up to date with latest accounting standards.

Client Details

My client is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in

73 countries and annual revenue of € 13 billion. Number one in

Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group

provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business

Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital

Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through

Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cuttingedge

technologies and industry knowledge, my client supports the digital transformation of its clients

across all business sectors.


Key responsibilities:

* Monitor new standards issued or to be issued and assess potential impacts for the Company

* Answer IFRS questions from teams and help them implementing structured deals insuring

IFRS compliance.

* Manage and strengthen the IFRS community within the Company.

* Build training material and train the Company finance teams

Main interactions

* You will be part of the UK Finance Team

* Interactions with corporate for IFRS group accounting guidance

* Interaction with operational teams to structure contracts & deals (Bid teams, Treasury, Legal)

* Key contact for external auditors


Qualified accountant or equivalent experience (Business school or equivalent with

specialization in Finance and/or accounting)

* Demonstrable IFRS knowledge and experience acquired through the audit of listed IFRS

Companies in a large Audit firm or in the corporate finance team of a listed company. You

have a good knowledge of the overall IFRS standards. Being familiar with SAP, HFM and

long term contracts accounting would be a plus.

* Ability to work under pressure, within deadlines, strong willingness and engagement to learn.

* Fluent in English (both spoken & written) with good communication and educational skills.

* Team spirit and transparency

* Well organised, autonomy in problem solving, solution orientated

Job Offer

A highly competitive package