I'm recruiting for someone in Paris to lead an IFRS 16 implementation for a leading consumer business.
Key responsibilities will be:
Establish the French Centre of Excellence for lease accounting (both under IFRS and USGAAP), to include:
Reviewing lease documentation submitted by the French business.
Liaising with all the business to ensure accuracy and completeness of information submitted.
Completing technical account documents to support the accounting treatment of each lease.
Maintaining the lease data in the CoStar system.
Completing month end close in the CoStar system and preparing journals.
Liaising with all entities to ensure the journals are booked accurately in their local ERPs and reconciled
to underlying accounting records
Liaising with the Group FSR/Reporting team to ensure data is correctly reported in the Group
consolidation tool and that USGAAP adjustments are correctly reported to the group.
Liaising with the Centre of Excellence in the UK to share best practice
Ensuring year end disclosures in the statutory accounts are accurate.
They are looking for someone who has IFRS16, can speak fluent French and is based in Paris to join them ASAP.