Senior IFRS Advisor
We’re looking for an experienced Senior IFRS Advisor to join our esteemed Technical Accounting team, where your well-rounded expertise will be pivotal in offering unparalleled technical accounting guidance to stakeholders across our Nuclear and Non-Nuclear business units.
Working alongside our Technical Accountants and our wider Corporate Finance team you’ll provide guidance and leadership on complex technical accounting issues.
You’ll meticulously prepare and deliver financial statements in alignment with both IFRS and EDF Group’s accounting policies, financial controls, consolidation of actuals, planning information, hedge accounting journals utilising excel models and hedge documentation alongside provide expert support to stakeholders across the EDF business from Nuclear Operations to our Corporate and Customers Function. You’ll also become a driving force in our commitment to excellence by contributing to training provided to our business units.
Reporting to the Technical Accounting Manager you’ll work directly with the business units and our outsourcing team for the statutory financial statements preparation.
Pay, benefits and culture
Alongside a competitive salary and a market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits to support our people across all aspects of their lives.
Your rewards package includes a choice of benefits, such as electric vehicle leasing, enhanced parental leave, health insurance, discounts, and employee pricing.
Flexible working means you can work from home (if you wish) and we’ll provide a suite of IT equipment to ensure that you can work remotely comfortably and effectively. The Technical Accounting team travel to our London office once a week for meetings.
Joshua Oriwoh, Senior Technical Accountant, says “My job involves interaction with various teams within EDF which I really enjoy. It helps me understand and appreciate the entire business. Considering my background in Consulting, I would say my current role grants me the required work life balance to help me navigate the current socio-economic climate. My team has been very supportive and encourages open two-way communication. I have had the opportunity to learn more about the energy sector and continuously improve on my knowledge of accounting standards due to intriguing technical accounting questions from the various business units. I wouldn’t have it any other way, I am glad I joined EDF.”
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.
We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.
What you’ll be doing
Lead on intricate IFRS research, evaluating the implications of proposed transactions, engaging with the business units to relay the effects of their proposed transactions and where necessary propose alternatives. Contribute to the creation of UK Group IFRS consolidated accounts. You’ll generate necessary IFRS papers and actively contribute to the annual training program for our Technical Accounting teams.
Utilise Excel models and hedge documentations to prepare hedge accounting journals. You’ll produce derivative and hedge reserve financial statement disclosures for consolidated and individual statutory accounts. You’ll also take ownership of the timely completion of external audits in relation to hedge accounting, collaboratively seamlessly with the relevant stakeholders and contributors.
Prepare statutory accounts under FRS 101 for companies with diverse principal activities, ensuring alignment with financial and legal reporting requirements.
Foster open communication with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate a seamless audit process and timely filing of accounts.
Who you are
As a qualified accountant you’ll bring a wealth of practical experience and knowledge IFRS, crafting complex accounting papers, financial reporting, stakeholder engagement and ad-hoc project management. Your enthusiam for tackling IFRS-related challenges will drive you forward, energising our collaborative efforts not only within our team, but with our wider stakeholder audience.
Working autonomously at times you’ll excel in recognising critical issues and adeptly mobilising the essential resources to confront them directly.
With strong numerical and analytical aptitude, you approach every task with integrity and discretion, ensuring confidentiality in all endeavours. Moreover, you're committed to fostering a safe, healthy, and sustainable work environment, recognizing the importance of financial, environmental, and social responsibility in our business practices.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 3rd March
Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.