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Technical Accountant

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Recruiter
Goodman Masson
Posted
08 January 2013
Closes
07 February 2013
Ref
TH0071
Contact
Goodman Masson
Location
City of London
Job Role
Sector
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum

Further information

This is a fantastic role for the right candidate in a global travel business based in the City of Westminster. The client is looking for a super technical candidate with extensive working knowledge of IAS39 and treasury. Experience of taking full responsibility for statutory accounts preparation and determining accounting treatments/disclosures. Also, experience of complicated group structures would be desirable.


Technical Accounting 60%
*Provide guidance and support on interpretation of Group accounting policies;
*Keep abreast of accounting developments and identify communicate relevant developments to the Group reporting team and segments;
*Implement resulting changes to the Group accounting policies;
*Resolve ad hoc technical queries;
*Provide guidance and support on interpretation of Group accounting policies;
*Perform the annual impairment testing;
*Perform the valuation of employee share awards;
*Liaise closely with the treasury accountant, auditors and treasury front office to ensure that the accounting implications of changes in hedging instruments/strategies are understood.


Financial Reporting and other
*Assist the Group reporting team with the preparation of external financial reporting, including interim and year-end accounts;
*Provide support for the Treasury accountant and rationalise FX gains/losses for the Group and amounts deferred to hedge reserve;
*Take on responsibility for IFRS 2 accounting.

To apply for this role you must fit all the criteria as follows:
*Up-to-date financial reporting knowledge (IFRS), including IAS 39, IFRS 2 and IFRS 7.
*IT literacy using Microsoft Office - mainly Excel, Word
*Strong academic background - preferably a qualified accountant from big 4 practice
*Accounts preparation experience
*Experience of dealing with a wide variety of technical accounting issues
*Experience of working in a team towards common objective and working towards tight deadlines
*PLC group experience (from exposure as auditor or employee)

Please apply immediately if you fit the criteria and want to join this leading global business! Interviews will begin this week!Goodman Masson is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Goodman Masson is an equal opportunities employer.

Goodman Masson

Goodman Masson is the largest Independent Financial Recruiter in the UK and has been recruiting professionally qualified accountants and other finance professionals for almost 20 years.

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