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Technical Accountant (IFRS 16)

Job Title: Technical Accountant (IFRS 16)
Contract Type: contract
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: AAH2806IFRSW_1530201790
Contact Name: Andrea Haslam
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Technical Accountant (IFRS 16), Watford
£55,000 - 6-Month Contract

Our client, an ever growing organisation with an excellent reputation across the Nation, is looking to source a technically strong accountant for a minimum of 6 months. The role sits within the Finance Operations team and will be responsible for delivering the IFRS 16 implementation project.

Key accountabilities include:
*Support the delivery of IFRS 16 to the Finance Leadership team
*Carry out a detailed review of the company's operating leases to determine disclosure under IFRS 16
*Assess the impact of each lease under existing procedures and IFRS 16
*Work closely with other areas of the business to establish their IFRS 16 positions to ensure inclusion in consolidated financial statements
*Work alongside the external auditors to agree the company's accounting treatment of leases following the adoption of IFRS 16
*Assist the line manager head of department with any ad-hoc projects

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with substantial reporting experience. You must be well versed with the application of IFRS 16 and have demonstrable experience of delivering a high profile finance project. You will be a confident communicator and be able to work effectively with both finance and non-finance staff. Experience of using SAP would be advantageous and advanced Excel skills are a must. This is an initial 6-month contract and so all candidates must be immediately available to interview and start.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.