IFRS 16 Project Accountant

Job Title: IFRS 16 Project Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 months
REF: SB14896_1551450798
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a Technical Accountant to lead are currently looking for an experienced technical accountant to lead an IFRS16 implementation project, immediate start.


  • Determine the P&L and balance sheet impact of the new standard for budgeting, forecasting, monthly management reporting and annual statutory reporting purposes
  • Communicate with and train local finance teams on implementation impact for group month end reporting and address their queries
  • Prepare transition notes, proforma primary statements and supporting narrative disclosure for the annual consolidated financial statements
  • Operate as key contact for external auditors regarding the transition impact, clearly document the approach taken and see this work through to completion
  • Communicate to stakeholders the expected impact on other project work such as disposals and business reorganisations
  • Determine the P&L and balance sheet impact of the new standard for subsidiary reporting purposes where required
  • Draft key technical papers for Audit Committee and prepare group leases accounting policy
  • Effectively collaborate with operations, group finance, regional finance leadership & external accounting advisors to obtain the required information and identify required changes to business processes.


  • Exposure to IFRS 16 (experience in implementation and training)
  • Professional accounting qualification
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrable experience of advising Senior Management on financial reporting issues
  • Must be results oriented, decisive, proactive and focused with excellent attention to detail