Head of Technical Accounting & Policy

Location York
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £80000 to £95000
Contact email: chloe@weareedenbrook.com
Job ref: J3439
Published: about 1 month ago
This is a great role for a Senior Professional to take a lead in the Technical Accounting advisory within an international recognised insurance business. As the head of the department, you will be focusing on providing IFRS technical accounting advisory on complex transactions as well as aiding in the development of IFRS accounting policies. Alongside this you will manage a team of technical accountants. This role is a 2 year Fixed Term Contract. What to expect; - Take a leading role in the development of group accounting policies - Evaluate financial reporting requirements, this includes the implementation on IFRS 17 and 9 for future periods of time - Help in the development of accounting in both the UK and international, providing advice to the business, across finance, Risk, Treasury and Tax - Work with the CFO to help on technical support and reporting requirements - Work closely with the technical accounting support to group projects What we need; - Fully qualified accountant, either ACA/ACCA/CIMA or similar - Post qualified experience 5 years + - IFRS technical Knowledge with Insurance experience is required - Experience either within practice or industry - Excellent accounting knowledge, experience applying the policy into practice.