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US GAAP Specialist Accountant

Employer
Cameron Kennedy
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP500 - GBP600 per hour
Closing date
Aug 3, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
US GAAP Accountant

£ 500 - £600 per day outside IR35

Contract 3 - 5 months

Remote (mostly from home, very occasional at client office)

THE COMPANY

They are a specialist firm of consultants and accountants providing technical accounting advisory and consultancy services to a wide array of clients including house-hold names, FTSE 100 listed companies and international groups. They work with organisations of all shapes, sizes and sectors to understand their challenge and potential, use our expertise and experience to ensure they make the most of their opportunity, and equip them with the tools and confidence to make lasting, positive change. With an approach based on genuine partnership, they combine extensive technical, practical and commercial advisory expertise with pragmatic experience and solutions. They have a contract role for a qualified accountant to assist in US GAAP conversion projects

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Significant US GAAP knowledge and experience essential
  • Qualified accountant with technical accounting experience of US GAAP, UK and IFRS GAAP
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualified experience and experience of preparation of US GAAP financial statements
  • Experience of reviewing statutory accounts and/ or managing audit services to large businesses
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage time, prioritise tasks and produce deliverables of a high standard
  • Good understanding of the workings of a finance function


THE ROLE

You will be a key member of the team delivering technical accounting advisory services on project in the key business areas of Accounting Advisory (new complex accounting standards, application of GAAP and conversions) and d eal support (pre and post deals). The role will primarily focus on advisory work and financial statement preparation involving US GAAP but you will need knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP. Your role includes the following:

  • Implementing accounting standards and GAAP conversions
  • In particular your focus will be on US GAAP projects
  • Supporting clients on accounting remediation projects
  • US GAAP financial and statutory accounts preparation
  • Developing accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Deal accounting support including historic financial information reporting, working capital modelling and proforma reporting and post deal support in embedding new entities and changes
  • Ability to project manage engagements to meet deadlines and budgets.

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