Financial Reporting and Policy

  • 80,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Kennedy Pearce
  • 15 Oct 17 2017-10-15

Fast growing Financial Services business require a technical Accountant including BAU and Project work. Permanent. c£80,000

A growing Financial Services business requires a Senior Technical Accountant - Financial Reporting and Policy. You will be the main person responsible for this area and therefore need to be knowledgeable and experienced. This is a newly created role and a Senior member of the finance team, reporting to the Head of Finance.

The responsibilities include:


  • Technical accounting advice and taking ownership of all Accounting Policies for the Group.
  • IFRS: use your IFRS knowledge to explain the requirements and its impacts in different scenarios. You will also be responsible for Identifying upcoming changes to IFRS and local GAAP and present the information to the business.
  • You will play an important part in developing accounting staff with a focus on Technical Accounting, Reporting and Controls.
  • Manage and develop Group Accounting Manual and provide training to other staff.
  • Develop and implement a robust month-end control environment for all balance sheet items as well as developing a monthly account sign off process.
  • Ensure there is a process to document Finance processes and systems.
  • Legal Entity Reporting including developing the controls and processes around external reporting and ensuring all statutory accounts are prepared under IFRS.


The team work together closely and have a number of challenges to support the company as it continues to grow and develop. This role will assist in any additional projects and ad-hoc requests and you will also identify and implement continual improvements to processes.


To be selected for this opportunity you need to be a Qualified Accountant with strong technical knowledge of IFRS. You must have worked in a financial services or a regulated environment. It is a benefit if you have strong technical experience of international multi-currency consolidations under IFRS.