Technical Accounting Manager
Partner Financial are currently supporting a leading Fintech business with the recruitment of a Technical Accounting Manager. Multi award winning, their strategic focus over the last couple of years has been around the launch of updated and new products, acquisitions and expanding their customer base. They are now about to embark on a new project which has led to the requirement of this role. They add value to their customer by offering a product that allows them to be resilient, efficient and competitive. This ultimately impacts on performance, growth and innovation. A key hire within the Group function, this role would suit an individual who has a naturally inquisitive nature when it comes to accounting standards and technical queries. As the business enters a period of transition, there is a requirement to increase the skill set from a technical accounting perspective. This role will provide technical accounting advice and hands-on problem-solving skills to the business on a global level. Key responsibilities: • Providing technical support across the business; • Producing accounting policy memoranda relating to a series of complex issues affecting the business on a global basis, including but not limited to revenue recognition, share-based payments and good will impairment; • Resolving issues under various GAAPs’ including but not limited to functional currency determinations, regulatory requirements concerning auditor rotation, capitalisation of IT project costs, accounting for depreciation and impairment assessments; • Advising the group on regulatory changes to ensure the group remains compliant; • Support the strategic direction of the business by providing technical advice and guidance that arise due to M&A activity; • Responsible for tracking, managing and resolving technical complaints across the business and ensuring training and processes are updated to improve service; • Take the lead on creating a culture of ‘best in class’ from a technical accounting perspective. The ideal candidate will: • Be ACA/CA/CPA from a big 4 accountancy firm; • Be suited to an environment that requires a SME on a variety of technical accounting issues; • Have experience working in large technology/software businesses; • Be able to communicate complex accounting issues to senior stakeholders and influence their actions moving forwards. Interested candidates should send their CV to Lisa Bird. I will be contacting candidates with the closest match to the client’s selection criteria within ten days of application to arrange an initial meeting. If you have not heard from me within these timescales, thank you for your interest but please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.