IFRS 16 Implementation Lead

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IFRS 16 Implementation Lead
6 month contract

We are looking for a IFRS 16 Implementation Lead sits within our Finance team and will report into the Finance Director. The main purpose of the role is to lead the implementation of IFRS 16 on behalf of MBNL and our shareholders for all parts that impact balances managed by MBNL.

Working in our state-of-the-art offices, flexible working with collaborative digital systems, are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of interesting work.

The role
• Lead and drive the IFRS 16 project on behalf of MBNL and both shareholders – full responsibility and accountability for the project is with MBNL.
• Understand the impact of IFRS16 to MBNL and the shareholders and educate affected people
• Document the E2E process and define RACI on identifying, evaluating, accounting and on-going maintenance of the lease register and information sources
• Propose accounting policy and detailed accounting procedures (including cut-over method and on-going process)
• Ensure that both shareholder requirements are understood and met both at launch and on a monthly basis
• Identify and propose any resources requirement and system change requirements
• Create a detailed project plan
• Lead and manage the working group made up of shareholder and supplier representatives
• Manage all stakeholders

Must Have

• ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
• Experience of implementing accounting standard changes
• Very strong project management skills
• Ability to understand, document, and re-engineer processes
• Experience of sourcing, understanding and managing data in complex environments
• Very strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills

Nice to Have
• Data cleanse experience
• Understanding of MBNL systems / data sources
• Experience of shareholder relationships and ways of working
• IFRS 16 experience is desirable

If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!

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