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Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 03/12/2019  
Req ID: TYA715513
Job Title: Accounting IFRS & Expected Credit Loss Specialist
Work Location: Plano, TX
Contract Duration: 5 Months+

Company Background:
Our client, a major employer in the area, is looking for a Accounting IFRS & Expected Credit Loss Specialist to be part of a project management team in its North American headquarters.

Project Summary:
  • Take ownership of the IFRS 9 ECL reporting process and assist in preparation of opening balance sheet package. Including:
  • Preparation of opening balance sheet adjustments and recurring journal entries
  • Preparation of interoffice reporting package
  • Liaise with various departments to complete an end-to-end reconciliation to ensure data inputs and outputs to ECL calculation software are accurate and complete
  • Perform detailed trend and ratio analysis to identify any significant and/or unusual movements. Work with business owners of various departments to resolve differences
  • Perform all quarter-end reporting procedures and ensure documentation is in compliance with process narratives and SOX controls
  • Prepare reporting checklist
  • Interact with the SOX team to identify any enhancement to the design or procedures of controls
  • Assist with the preparation of IFRS-compliant opening balance sheet reporting package
    Must Haves:
  • CPA (inactive ok)
  • Big 4 experience or close alternative (regional or national public accounting firms okay)
  • 5-10+ years of experience from a large industry/company (financial services preferred, but not required)
  • BS/BA degree
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to write clear and concise memos
  • Ability to read authoritative guidance and make independent conclusions on best approach
  • Ability to design procedures and controls related to new Accounting standards
  • Someone who has gone thru implementation of new Accounting standards
  • Strong Accounting background and knowledge of Accounting standards
  • Ability to communicate across the organization and manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Experience working with upper management and management committee.
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Confident in their work and recommendations
  • Ideal would be someone with several years of senior experience outside of Audit

    Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
  • IFRS experience
  • Industry experience
  • Project management experience
  • Process improvement/change management experience