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Technical Accounting Manager - IFRS - Reading

Job Title: Technical Accounting Manager - IFRS - Reading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competetive Salary and Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TC/071/AccountingMan_1585063584
Contact Name: Tommy Clifford
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Accounting Manager to join our busy and dynamic Financial Accounting Team who are responsible for the ensuring the complete and accuracy financial recording of all the business's transactions as well as providing internal controls assurance services to 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 business including management of outsource provider, interfacing with both 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 managed by the business is delivered timely and accurately with considerations:
  • there are separate and different accounting rules for each shareholder
  • Liaising across the business 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. Manging 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 business 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 Recieveable, 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, please send an up to date CV to

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