Head of Accounting Advisory

Job Description


It matters to us that Team O2 is as diverse as the communities we serve. Were aware that we need more diversity in our senior leadership roles, so we welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Whoever you are, O2 has a place for you. Come join us.

About the Team:

The Accounting, Reporting & Control team are responsible for the integrity of the reported financial results of Virgin Media O2 (VMO2). We provide clarity, insight and advice to a varied list of internal stakeholders and external shareholders.

The importance of the role performed by the team is significant, ensuring accuracy and compliance across each of the reporting requirements of VMO2

About the Role:

As the Head of Accounting Advisory, its your job to provide International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) technical accounting advice to the whole of VMO2 across all relevant issues. Essential skills

You will partner closely with the leadership of the company regarding accounting policy assessments on new contracts, products and business opportunities and be responsible for establishing and maintaining VMO2 accounting policies. Provide direction to the business and significant input to develop appropriate legal language to support the appropriate accounting conclusion.

Maintain a strong relationship with our shareholders to ensure they are well informed of changes and conclusions made to our accounting policies.

Own the relationship with external auditors to obtain approval of all accounting principles adopted by the business.

Develop and administer accounting policy training to ensure a robust framework of understanding across finance and a well-informed workforce. Provide flexibility to assist the financial reporting and accounting control teams with special projects, including debt issuances and refinancing.

What We Need from You:
Qualified Chartered Accountant or equivalent experience, with a proven technical accounting background.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of IFRS and US GAAP accounting principles.

Experience of resolving complex accounting issues and transactions; formation of detailed accounting position papers. Experience reading and deciphering contracts to determine an appropriate accounting treatment.

Articulate with strong communication skills and the ability to liaise, negotiate with, and influence a wide range of internal stakeholders across all levels and business areas.

Previous experience managing a team

Telco industry experience is advantageous Job grade: PCGS


Slough/ flexible Closing Date: 30th September 2021

Were looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits. Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a Linked

In learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform - O2 Campus. We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so were open to considering flexible working arrangements. Like to know more, feel free to raise it. Join us and well encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places.

If you have any questions around the role then please email Resource

TUK who will be happy to help.

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