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Technical Accounting Manager

Job Title: Technical Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: IFRS16ARPP_1597939002
Contact Name: Armin Reinula
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Technical Accounting Manager - IFRS 16

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Accounting Manager to join our key clients busy and dynamic Financial Accounting Team who are responsible for the ensuring the complete and accuracy financial recording of all their transactions as well as providing internal controls assurance services to their internal teams and shareholders.

This role will be responsible for all aspects of IFRS 16 accounting for the 20,000 site property estate managed by the company which is including management of outsource provider, interfacing with shareholders' accounting team and assuring compliance with IFRS 16 and both shareholders' specific accounting policies.

Role Purpose:

  • Assuring the IFRS 16 accounting, reporting and reconciliations for the 20,000 sites property estate is delivered timely and accurately with considerations:
  • there are separate and different accounting rules for each shareholder
  • Liaising across the company and shareholders to ensure all relevant factors on the network and sites leases affecting the IFRS 16 accounting are timely and completely captured in our monthly reports. Managing the IFRS 16 accounting outsource provider
  • Budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis for all IFRS 16 balances
  • Sufficient and Effective Reconciliation and Reporting of all balances
  • FRS101 statutory disclosure requirements
  • Liaising across the company and shareholders to ensure all relevant network change and changes to site leases is accurately reflected in the IFRS 16 accounting
  • Single Point of Contact for both shareholders on all IFRS 16 matters
  • Keeping up to date with any IFRS 16 changes and changes to shareholders' accounting policies to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Continuous improvement and industrialising the IFRS 16 accounting processes to improve the accounting quality, management report / reconciliation and system controls and efficiency
  • Support the statutory audit and ensure compliance with any control standards (e.g. ISAE 3402) as required by the shareholders.
  • Challenge the status quo, keep abreast of the external market and use this to drive improvements, continuous improvements and learning

Requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Experience of Accounts Receivable, Accounts payable and expense reimbursement function
  • Strong Stakeholder management
  • Experience of Supplier Management and Supplier invoice processing
  • Team leadership experience
  • Able to understand laws and regulations (e.g., company act, HMRC ruling) and implement manual and system change for compliance
  • Audit experience to ensure how external service provider is compliance with policy, internal control procedure

If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!

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