Senior IFRS Specialist

Arabian Drilling Company - Saudi Arabia

Job Description:
Reporting to the Financial Controller; main responsibilities will be:
- Coordinate the implementation process and work closely with external consultants
- Support the roll out to different functions
- Build up an IFRS competence center for the Company
- Act as a technical expert
- Update Company accounting policies
- Provide training when necessary to accounting, controlling and business colleagues
- Assess the accounting implications and provide guidance on special transactions (M&A etc.)
- Keep track on IFRS developments
- Develop and improve IFRS related processes and reporting tools
- Coordinate changes in the reporting package with the consolidation team
- Prepare guidelines
- Ad-hoc involvement in projects and group wide coordination of tasks

The Successful Applicant
Bachelor or Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration
Certified accountant, CPA or similar
6+ years experience in Accounting including experience in a major Accounting firm
Excellent IFRS and technical accounting knowledge / Experience in successfully implementing IFRS in Saudi Arabia in an industrial firm
Ability and interest to dive into IFRS research work and the preparation of accounting assessments

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