Technical Accounting Manager

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Redhill
Salary
42000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a successful client based in Redhill are looking for a Technical Accounting Manager on a full time, permanent basis.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Reporting to the Head of Accounting and Tax the Technical Accounting Manager will play a key part in the finance team working on statutory reporting requirements and providing technical accounting support for business stakeholders and operations staff which will include providing advice and supporting complex projects

To develop, monitor and maintain accounting policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with applicable accounting standards (IFRS as adopted by the EU).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Controlling the company's accounting risks by:
*Development and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures in compliance with IFRS and Companies Act 2006
*Research accounting developments for opportunities and threats for the business and to ensure that Operations staff are aware of relevant changes
*Act as a Financial Accounting representative at various stakeholder and operational meetings, and during multidisciplinary projects
*Responsible for creating and enabling face-to-face knowledge sharing and technical training to finance staff as required
*Responsible for production of statutory financial information
*Preparation of audit files including support for financial statement disclosure notes
*Provision of technical accounting support to month end and year end group reporting process
*Involvement in implementation of new accounting requirements including systems, procedural or regulatory
*Ensure effective communication between technical accounting and other finance teams, as well as operational departments in the wider business
*Deputise for Head of Accounting and Tax at Governance Committees as required
*Coaching of team members

The successful candidate will ideally have the following skills and experience;

1. Foreign language skills:
?Knowledge of French/Spanish advantageous
2. Professional qualifications, vocational training, education level:
?Qualified Accountant (CA, ACCA or ACA)
3. Previous experience required (please state if essential or desirable):
?Experience in public practice ('Big 4' or mid tier) desirable
?Thorough knowledge of FRS 101, FRS 102 and full IFRS as adopted by the EU essential
?Experience in financial services is desirable
?Expert in Microsoft office (including Excel) essential

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.