IFRS Consultant

Reading, Berkshire
£450-£500 per day
14 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a highly-acquisitive, private-equity backed software services group requires an interim IFRS consultant/specialist.

You will be an ACA / CA qualified accountant with extensive post-qualified experience in technical finance including expert knowledge in IFRS 15/16 tax, transfer-pricing and audit.

You will have a background of implementing IFRS 15 / 16 in an SME environment, ideally within the technology / software services sector.

THis is an interim consultant role, so you will be required to take this project off the CFO's desk and run with it. He is looking for a subject matter expert who has taken hands-on responsibility for implementing IFRS 15/16.

Working closely with auditors and professional advisors, responsibilities will include:

Purchase price allocation

  1. Working with external valuation firm to split out the intangibles in-line with IFRS
  2. Journal entries to record purchase accounting correctly in SAP
  3. Potentially working through the purchase accounting for a bolt on acquisition in Q4 2020

IFRS reporting

  1. Setup full IFRS accounts for new group company.
  2. Setup IFRS 101 for uk subsidiaries - 6 companies.
  3. Soecific focus on IFRS 16 and 15
  4. Using IFRS software / IRS software


  1. Finishing of Transfer pricing policy with professional advisors
  2. Implementing policy
  3. Working through tax cash position and forecast
  4. Creating template and data capture for 2020 returns
  5. Completing the 2019 returns for 3 UK companies

Year end

  1. Helping get prepared for group 1 year audit for 2020

This is initially a short term interim contract of 2-3 months.