Lease Accountant Specialist

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Job description

Our prestigious Partner with an information technology background wants to expand its financial team with a Lease Accountant Specialist colleague.

You will meet a complex and diverse role with the following tasks:

  • Assist the worldwide project team to set up new processes in line with the requirements of the new lease guidance (US-GAAP and IFRS) and implement the new system designed for maintaining and accounting for lease contracts (lessee side)
  • Active participation of the project team work that all accounting implications of the project are considered and appropriately addressed
  • Following the completion of the Lease project, perform business as usual activities from the point of the lessee as follows:
  • Review of contracts to identify embedded leases
  • From accounting perspective evaluate and document significant judgements made on certain elements of the contracts, that suggest the existence of lease (such as renewal & purchase options…etc.), and on the lease classification
  • Monitor for significant events or changes that trigger remeasurement of the lease liability
  • Supervise data input in the lease software
  • Get and review the monthly output data from the lease software, review the corresponding journal entries uploaded in SAP
  • Review account reconciliations for leases
  • Execute key financial reporting controls introduced as part of the implementation of the new procedures and system in relation lease accounting
  • Support internal and external audit
  • Proactively take part in process improvements, accounting and lease related projects
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related subject
  • At least 3-4 years of accounting experience
  • Knowledge and practical experience in lease accounting under US GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Fluent English both written and oral -
  • External audit experience is an advantage
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Ability to understand accounting process flows
  • Very good communication skills
  • SAP experience is an advantage

Competitive salary

Supportive team

Brand new office

Home office, flexible working hours

International team, environment

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