Accounting Policy Manager

Marks Sattin
Covent Garden
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounting Policy Manager

The trading arm of a Global Energy company requires an Accounting Policy Manager to be based in their Central London HQ. You will provide guidance and assurance on the application of accounting policies in supporting and reporting to the Head of Accounting Policy as part of a small team. As an expert in IFRS, especially on the application of IAS 39/IFRS 9 to energy trading commodity transactions, you will work closely with very senior stakeholders throughout the overall business. With a focus on best practice, you will also provide advice to Finance teams on the application of the Group Reporting Manual, in particular in relation to commodity contracts, derivative accounting, leases and inventory accounting. As part of the responsabilites for this role, you will be required to participate in delivery of training on accounting policy matters to a variety of audiences.

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Technically proficient in IFRS, especially on the application of
  • IAS 39/IFRS 9 to energy trading commodity transactions.
  • Significant experience in a public accounting firm in relation to the application of IFRS or experience in the accounting for a trading business, preferably commodities based.
  • The ability to construct and articulate a logical argument in applying accounting literature to a particular transaction, both orally and in writing.
  • An ability and interest in understanding the commercial justification and economics behind structured transactions.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing people.
  • Assertive, self-starter coupled with integrity, confidence, and credibility

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are only able to contact suitable candidates.

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