Group Technical Accountant

London (Central), London (Greater)
£Competitive + Benefits
01 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Technical Accountant


£Competitive salary + Benefits

A vacancy has arisen for a Group Technical Accountant reporting to the Group Technical Accounting Manager. The incumbent will support JM’s finance community & wider business providing technical accounting guidance on accounting queries/ transactions and to help implement new accounting standards across the group in line with IFRS.

Key responsibilities of this Group Technical Accountant Role:

  • Assist with interpretation and implementation of new IFRS standards, amendments, interpretations and exposure drafts.
  • Provide post-implementation support and training on IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
  • Work closely with the Group Reporting team and businesses to ensure that changes in accounting policies are implemented properly.
  • Help improve the Group’s documentation of policies and procedures to enhance the quality of financial reporting.
  • Keep up-to-date with changes in UK GAAP (FRS 101) and provide advice to the Group Reporting team on any significant changes on a timely basis.
  • Draft disclosures in the group and UK subsidiary statutory accounts to ensure they are compliant with IFRS and UK GAAP (FRS 101), respectively.
  • Assist the Group Reporting team at busy times as necessary e.g. during budgets, half-year and year-end.
  • Provide ad hoc technical accounting advice to the Group Reporting team and businesses.
  • Manage the goodwill impairment process, including calculation of the Group’s WACC and finalisation of value in use calculation models.

The successful Group Technical Accountant candidate will:

  • Have good working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP (FRS 101).
  • Be ACA qualified
  • Be IT literate with an advanced working knowledge of Excel.
  • Have experience of financial reporting.
  • Be analytical, accurate and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of tasks.

Benefits available to our Group Technical Accountant:

Along with a competitive salary, our Group Technical Accountant is also eligible for a number of benefits including a yearly bonus, enhanced pension along side a various other incentives.

How to apply:

If this Group Technical Accountant vacancy looks right for you and you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please upload your CV and click apply below now!