Chief Stat Accountant

Group Stat Accountant – Birmingham

£100,000/£115,0000 + 15 % Bonus

Private Equity backed SAAS

Are you a seasoned financial professional with a deep understanding of IFRS 9, IFRS 15, and IFRS 16? Are you looking to take your career to the next level and build a team within a dynamic and innovative SAAS-based company? I am seeking a talented and experienced Chief Stat Accountant to join a thriving team in Birmingham. As a crucial member of the finance department, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate financial reporting and compliance with IFRS standards.


  • Oversee and manage financial reporting processes, focusing on IFRS 9, IFRS 15, and IFRS 16 standards.
  • Provide expert guidance and insights on accounting matters related to these standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate data collection and analysis.
  • Drive process improvements and streamline accounting procedures.
  • Mentor and lead a small team of skilled accountants (circa 5), fostering professional growth and development.
  • Work with the wider function to recruit for relevant roles within the team.

Experience Required:

  • Ideally practice trained with significant (7 years+) industry experience post qualification.
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA etc..)
  • A strong foundation in IFRS 9, IFRS 15, and IFRS 16.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering technical advisory in a complex and fast paced business.
  • Proven experience in a senior accounting role, ideally within a SAAS or technology-focused environment.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with acute attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership abilities and the aptitude to manage and inspire a team.

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