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IFRS 15 Finance Project Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Date posted: 11/07/2017
  • Job reference: J369655A

My client, a well known Telecoms company based in Central London, is currently seeking an experienced IFRS15 Finance Project Lead to join them on a 9 month contract. You should be immediately available or on a maximum of 2 week's notice.

PURPOSE OF ROLE

* Lead key UK Products IFRS15 project, blending strong financial and accounting skills with key aspects of project management
* Leads the budgetary and financial control activities related to IFRS15 and related projects, constructing and gaining approval from necessary parties
* Drives transformational change, to deliver tangible business benefits as part of business-wide change programmes and local initiatives
* Owns relationship with and influences senior level execs
* Ability to influence peers to resource specific projects and programmes
* Be a subject matter expert on IFRS15 for UK Products area
* Need to have a strong knowledge of the Telecom business to enable impacts to be understood and assessed

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Ability to quickly get up to speed on companywide financial processes and specific financial systems to manage timelines, system issues and requirements to be IFRS15 compliant by March 2018
* Provide clear guidance to senior finance leadership teams on IFRS15 requirements and guide other finance team members on the requirements
* Advises and coaches on financial policy and practices relating to IFRS15
* Responsible for full financials of the delivery of IFRS15 project.
* May deal with complexity of multiple reporting systems & methods (e.g. UK & global)
* Personally accountable for project performance
* Responsibility for building and maintaining strong senior manager level relationships both internally and externally with customers, suppliers or other major bodies
* Educates, supports and challenges senior managers /senior stakeholders and is considered a strategic business partner
* Directly influences senior management thinking (typically VP/Director level) and is an agent of change

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Typically degree level or equivalent
* Fully qualified accountant / further qualification to support specialism (.e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent) with significant PQE
* Experience gained implementing IFRS15 requirement for large companies

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