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Our client is a leading German manufacturer, currently setting up a Global Business Services centre in Sofia.

They are on the lookout for a professional with significant IFRS knowledge to join them in Sofia as IFRS Lead. In this role, you will be overseeing the financial reporting process, ensuring compliance with IFRS, and a special emphasis on IFRS 16 (Leases). The role also involves managing the end-to-end RTR process, ensuring accurate and timely financial data, and providing leadership and guidance to the RTR team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain accounting policies and procedures in line with IFRS 16.
  • Ensure accurate accounting and reporting of lease agreements, including recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure of leases.
  • Provide technical accounting guidance on IFRS 16 related issues and ensure compliance across the organization.
  • Collect lease contract information from various global business units to ensure complete and accurate reporting.
  • Lead and mentor the RTR team, providing guidance and support in daily operations and professional development.
  • Allocate tasks and responsibilities effectively to ensure smooth operations and adherence to deadlines.
  • Work closely with other finance teams, business units, and senior management to provide financial insights and support.
  • Act as a liaison between the Shared Service Center and various stakeholders to address and resolve RTR-related issues.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to the RTR process and implement corrective actions as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, CPA) is highly desirable.
  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting and finance, preferably in an international group or at a Big 4 company.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS, with a deep understanding of IFRS 16.
  • Practical experience with SAP SEM-BCS and SAP R/3 are an advantage.
  • Advanced user of the MS Office package.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Fluent proficiency in written and spoken English; knowledge of other European languages is an advantage.
  • Proven leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail in financial reporting and analysis.
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