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Accounting Policy Manager

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Josef Aiston
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  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013359_1694788124

Cedar is currently partnered with a Private-Equity Backed Financial Services business to help them secure an Interim Accounting Policy Manager. The role would be based in their office in The City. The role is a 3-6 month initial contract, paying a day rate between £500-650 on an Umbrella company basis.

The Company

This rapidly growing business has made a significant impact on the Financial Services market over recent years. Support from their Private Equity investors has enabled them to expand their operations into EMEA and APAC. They are a highly agile, technology driven firm that has expanded ambitiously through acquisition.

The Role

As Accounting Policy Manager, you will cover:

  • Ensure financial statements comply with IFRS and local GAAPs for the Group.
  • Draft accurate accounting papers for all transactions, following accounting standards.
  • Collaborate on creating and maintaining policies guiding financial operations.
  • Facilitate smooth statutory audits, assisting in year-end audit preparation.
  • Aid in specific disclosures within consolidated financial statements, maintaining transparency.
  • Stay updated with accounting standards, conducting necessary research for compliance.
  • Help maintain and update Group accounting policies to reflect the latest standards.
  • Assist in preparing and filing documents for listing, meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Review disclosure requirements, providing justifications for accounting treatment decisions.
  • Write comprehensive accounting policy papers to document principles and practices.

Your Profile

You will ideally have:

  • A formal Accountancy Qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CA, etc).
  • Experience within an acquisitive, fast-growth environment
  • Experience gained within a large, complex reporting environment.
  • Experience dealing with multiple robust internal and external stakeholders.
  • The rate of £500-650 per day represents either a logical increase in your rate or a similar level to your previous experience.
  • Prior experience within a Financial Services business is useful.

Compensation & Benefits

As well as the day rate of £500-650 per day this contract role as Interim Accounting Policy Manager, offers the chance to work alongside a team of talented professionals and contribute to the continued success of the firm.

The role offers exposure to a highly innovative, entrepreneurial business during a phase of expansion and development. You will contribute directly to overall process improvement, controllership and reporting within this firm, during a critical juncture in their journey.

Their highly impressive office in The City of London is within walking distance of multiple tube and rail stops.