Senior Corporate Projects Specialist
Salary £120,000 - £160,000 per annum
Consultant Richard Boyd
Date posted 15 November 20192019-11-15 2020-01-14 telecommunications London London GB GBP 120000 160000 160000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
The Corporate Projects Specialist is a key role in the London corporate structure, the company deploys products and technology solutions in over 100 countries around the world. Our client is seeking an experienced accounting risk expert with direct experience in telecommunications (ideally large complex, international corporates), in order to facilitate the management of global accounting risk in the context of the rapid growth of the Group. This technical exposure would ideally also be underpinned by a deep understanding of IFRS15 legislation.
The Senior Corporate Projects Specialist's main responsibilities:
- Develop an innate and deep understanding of significant accounting policies, application guidance, accounting process and business operations.
- Work with, review and challenge the COE (Center of Excellence) on the accounting risks and controls inherent in and applied to new and existing businesses
- Identify material business and accounting risks with a view to conducting root cause analysis and make practical, industry and company relevant recommendations to address those risks to improve the accounting risk management.
The work combines skills drawn from financial accounting controllership and risk management roles, and will suit someone with a strong accounting and controller backgrounds. Successful applications will meet some or all of the following requirements:
- Significant experience working in the central finance department of a European or American publicly listed technology or telecommunications company with significant exposure to the accounting risk control environments of these industries; or
- A deep understanding of the ICT industry, with specialist knowledge of accounting risk management within ICT industry companies
- The above mentioned exposure would ideally have been gained from a combination of Big 4 and corporate industries
- Significant exposure to IFRS15 is considered critical