Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting - Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
London
Salary
£52000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Ref
13121356/001
Contact
Colin Hawkins
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

The Big 4 firm's Accounting Advisory team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting - in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training.

Client Details

Big 4 firm, London office.

Description

The Big 4 firm's Accounting Advisory team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting - in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training - often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of client accounting related engagements, leading small teams. In some instances, leading AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams

  • Providing accounting support to transaction and tax teams answering questions on technical issues and providing input for reports

  • Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal teams

  • People management and performance development

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and individuals

  • Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities

Profile

  • Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)

  • Strong technical accounting experience with IFRS

  • UK GAAP and Companies Law knowledge is preferred

  • Strong experience with recent developments in accounting, in particular IFRSs 9, 15 and 16

  • Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses

  • Experience of managing teams and project management

  • Analytical ability and attention to detail

  • Problem solving attitude and proven ability to apply accounting concepts to unusual one-off situations

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Job Offer

Salary range to £65,000.

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