IFRS Accounting Manager

IFRS Accounting Manager

Our client a major player in the worldwide retail market are looking for an experienced IFRS Accounting manager to join their rapidly growing team. This role will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance function including reviewing balance sheets, monthly interco balance are reconciled, liaising with internal and external auditors and reporting figures to business manager and external partners. The role will have Management skills is an important aspect as you will manage 5+ unit managers. The role will directly report into the CFO.


Roles & responsibilities:

  • You will guarantee the reliability and consistency of the accounting in line with the IFRS standards
  • You will ensure Monthly Interco balance (120 partners) are reconciled.
  • You will carry out monthly balance sheet review
  • You will be in charge of liaising with our internal and external auditors
  • You will guarantee that the accounting team delivers reliable and meaningful financial information to the business managers, external partners and other relevant internal constituents.
  • You will recruit, engage and develop the finance team
  • You will manage directly a team of 5+ team leaders for a total team of 20 persons
  • You will report the figures of the financial statements that you to the management controllers of those activities on a monthly basis
  • You will build monitoring tools adapted to control our internal and external risks and exposures


Ideal candidate:

  • You are ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with significant experience in Supply Chain and Retail Accounting
  • International experience is an advantage
  • You are proficient with SAP and MS Office (Word, Excel and etc.)
  • You are open to frequent travels in Europe
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have 8+ years experience in audit on retail, wholesale or industrial companies with a major audit firm.
  • you have 5+ years experience in management
  • You are eligible to work in the EU

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