Group Accountant

Posted 4 April by Goodman Masson Easy Apply

I am recruiting for a Group Accountant to join a listed retailer to work on the transition to IFRS 16.

This role will initially support the data collection exercise as part of the adoption project. Key accountability's will include:

  • Responsibility for reviewing lease documentation and recording of required data points for adoption of IFRS 16 in a systematic, efficient and accurate manner
  • Pro-actively raising queries to resolve issues or missing data with colleagues, including; Finance Manager - IFRS 16 implementation, Property - Legal, Property - Estates and Property - Finance
  • Maintaining and updating a tracker of queries raised to support regular update meetings
  • Responding and addressing comments raised upon review by the Finance Manager - IFRS 16 implementation
  • Communicating with team members to ensure lessons learned are shared across the team to drive efficiency in the data capture process
  • Supporting the development and implementation of new processes and controls that are efficient and robust at the point of adoption
  • Preparation of materials and involvement in meetings with senior stakeholders and stakeholders from the wider business

The role will play a critical part in ensuring successful adoption of IFRS 16 and will allow you to business partner with different areas of the finance team.

It will suit a newly qualified ACA and experience of lease accounting and IFRS 16 is desirable.

Required skills

  • Retail
  • London
  • Group Accountant
  • IFRS 16

Reference: 34822186

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