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IFRS Project Accountant

Job Title: IFRS Project Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: C/SR/IFRS_1500292758
Contact Name: Sean Ransome
Contact Email: sean.ransome@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

An opportunity to work with a telco in Maidenhead as a head of Accounting Projects has made itself available on a contract basis, to start as soon as possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for the running of an IFRS15 project.
  • Management of Financial Accounting Manager currently leading a particular IFRS15 wave, any external resources currently engaged on projects, and additional team resources.
  • Responsibility for an IFRS16 project and the resources to that work on it.
  • Supporting and advising other Accounting and Finance areas on technical matters, and undertaking any technical research when necessary.
  • Leading other accounting change projects where the complexity or resource in the impacted team requires it.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified accountant (preferably ACA), with experience within a Big 4 consultancy advantageous.
  • Extensive technical experience, preferably specific to IFRS15.
  • Experience of managing significant accounting change.
  • Self motivated with the ability to manage themselves and deliver guidance with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to manage external auditors and consultancies.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.