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Accounting IFRS Policy and Implementation

Plano, TX

Posted: 05/17/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 5304
Accounting IFRS Policy and Implementation - Plano, TX
Project Summary:

Take ownership of the accounting policy workstream of the IFRS implementation.

Including:
  • Prepare or update IFRS accounting position papers and IFRS accounting policy documentation
  • Present new and updated IFRS accounting positions to external auditor to obtain consent, including preparation of supporting analysis and documentation
  • Interact with US GAAP Accounting Policy team to identify interdependencies between the IFRS 9 and CECL implementation
  • Interact with various accounting teams to interpret impacts to accounting processes and procedures upon adoption of IFRS and new IFRS standard that are effective after TMCCs IFRS adoption date
  • Interaction with the SOX team to identify any change in the design or procedures of controls due to changes in accounting processes as a result of IFRS adoption
  • Assist with the planning for the preparation of IFRS-compliant reporting packages
  • Review IFRS journal entries submitted by various accounting teams for completeness and reasonableness
  • Review IFRS reports submitted by various accounting teams for completeness and reasonableness Interact with accounting teams to communicate and interpret changes in the IFRS reporting package as requested by TMC.
  • Interact with TMC to communicate and interpret changes in TMCCs business, product or financial results that may result in changes to IFRS reporting package
  • Identify and communicate downstream impacts of changes in accounting positions and reporting requirements across various functions involved in the project
  • Designing procedures that the accountants will be using

Requirements: 

Must Haves:
  • CPA (inactive ok)
  • Big 4 experience or close alternative (regional or national public accounting firms okay)
  • 5-10+ years of experience from a large industry/company (financial services preferred, but not required)
  • BS/BA degree MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to write clear and concise memos
  • Ability to read authoritative guidance and make independent conclusions on best approach
  • Ability to design procedures and controls related to new
  • Accounting standards
  • Someone who has gone thru implementation of new Accounting standards
  • Strong Accounting background and knowledge of Accounting standards
  • Ability to communicate across the organization and manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Experience working with upper management and management committee.
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Confident in their work and recommendations
  • Ideal would be someone with several years of senior experience outside of Audit

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
  • IFRS experience
  • Industry experience
  • Project management experience
  • Process improvement/change management experience
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