Project Accountant - IFRS to US GAAP Conversion
£
500 - £650 per day (Outside IR35)
Central London - ( mostly from home or occasionally client office)
Contract: 2 - 4 months

THE COMPANY
They are a specialist firm of consultants and accountants providing technical accounting advisory and consultancy services to a wide array of clients including house-hold names, FTSE 100 listed companies and international groups. They work with organisations of all shapes, sizes and sectors to understand their challenge and potential, their expertise and experience to ensure they make the most of their opportunity, and equip them with the tools and confidence to make lasting, positive change. With an approach based on genuine partnership, they combine extensive technical, practical and commercial advisory expertise with pragmatic experience and solutions. They partner with the world's most ambitious organisations at critical moments to help them realise their potential, maximise their opportunity and transform for good.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Experience of working on GAAP conversion projects.
  • Technical Accounting knowledge in relevant accounting areas under IFRS and/or US GAAP.
  • ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent overseas qualification with technical accounting experience of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Post qualified experience gained in a Big 4 or mid-tier accounting firm.
  • Experience of reviewing statutory accounts and/ or managing audit services to large businesses
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage time, prioritise tasks, use

    initiative and produce deliverables of a high standard.

  • Ability to build and maintain business relationships and work in a team.
  • Good understanding of the workings of a finance function

THE ROLE
The project is already underway and scoped to implement accounting standards for the IFRS to US GAAP conversion. You will join a team. Your role will be but not confined to

  • Writing technical accounting memos and calculate accounting differences on topics, for example, such as:
    • Business Combination
    • Long term assets held for sale
    • Income Taxes
    • Currency Translations
  • Building a bridge file to convert
  • Commitment to project timelines
  • Own the areas assigned and lead the work in the area.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to close open points and conclude the conversion work- i.e. in a client facing role.