including Leboncoin.fr, OLX, Vibbo.com, Fotocasa, Infojobs and Shpock to name a few. Our business is constantly looking to leverage new innovations, adapt and capitalise on changes in the market.
We are always looking for new disruptive business models and opportunities to expand our brand portfolio. The group is listed on the Oslo stock exchange.
In the build-up of our external financial group reporting function we are seeking a group accounting policies manager to join our group finance team.
You will own all IFRS compliance matters for the group such as setting accounting policies, drive implementation of new standards and providing accounting guidance to business partners and thereby be a key player to ensure a true and fair view of group financial reporting in compliance with IFRS.
The position will be based in Barcelona and reporting into the group accounting manager.
Owning all IFRS compliance matters across the group
Setting and maintaining up to date IFRS accounting policies and chart of accounts for the group
Provide IFRS accounting guidance and training to group financial controlling team and finance teams in subsidiaries
Assessing, documenting and resolving the accounting impacts of significant and complex transactions to ensure compliance with IFRS
Drive the development of the group's external financial reporting from an IFRS compliance perspective through :
Following developments from IFRS accounting standard setters, assess impact on the group and recommend accounting policies and disclosure improvements
Lead the implementation of new group accounting policies and disclosure improvements across the group
Assess and drive changes to the content of the group's external financial reporting in response to changes in regulatory and legal requirements, and business developments
Own the templates and review interim and annual external group financial reporting in order to insure IFRS compliance
Draft presentations related to accounting matters to be discussed with senior management and the audit committee
Managing relationships with external auditors and advisors
Relevant professional accounting certification is a plus
Minimum 7 years work experience in similar position within a technical accounting department of a multinational group or providing IFRS accounting advisory services in a Big4 audit firm.
Experience from the internet or advertising services industry is a plus.
Expert on IFRS
Strong analytical skills and ability to translate technical data into operational speak and impact analysis for the business
Strong communication skills includes being able to provide training and presentations on complex IFRS matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organisation.
Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
Problem solving skills (ability to quickly structure, understand, solve complex issues and provide pragmatic solutions).
Ability to make the thought-process and the conclusions transparent to stakeholders. This must also include the ability to spot, assess and address risk, materiality, interdependencies and conflicts during the issue resolution process.
Flexible and positive with a can do attitude
Strong time and project management skills
Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved
Adaptable to working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
Striving for continuous improvement
Ability to be diplomatic and yet persistent in the resolution of identified deviations from group accounting policies
Some travel activity should be expected
A unique position in an international and dynamic environment
The chance to be key player in creating a world class group accounting function
International and diverse career opportunities for the right candidate
Diverse and challenging tasks to insure professional development
Great colleagues and a good working environment
Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
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