Senior Manager, Technical Accounting GG103754
Job Industry: Accountancy
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + FS Benefits + Bonus
Job Type: Permanent
Reference Number: GG103754
- We are currently looking to recruit a qualified accountant with excellent technical expertise for an exciting new position with one of the country's leading Financial Services businesses. In essence you will provide both expertise and advice to the wider finance community on a range of technical issues, identifying potential gaps or constraints, developing solutions and bringing deep technical expertise in technical accounting matters and assisting in the determination of accounting treatment for projects/complex transactions.
The successful candidate will take on the role of an internal consultant, supporting the wider finance community on financial reporting developments and advising the business on their implications. As a subject matter expert, the successful candidate will enjoy working with complex technical issues, supporting and advising upon Finance Change activity, assessing future developments and ensuring the business is ready and suitably prepared for future changes in accounting policy. This requires excellent analytical skills, commercial acumen and an ability to think on your feet, to plan ahead and to interact with and influence the finance community.You will be a strong communicator, capable of building effective working relationships with internal and external parties ie regulators, auditors, accounting standards committees and ratings agencies.
Candidates must have strong technical accounting experience and a keen interest in technical issues, advising upon them, and with previous experience of applying technical accounting change, ideally within Financial Services, being key. You will be a qualified accountant and ideally will have previous experience of working with large complex businesses either as an advisor or auditor, or working internally within a larger corporate in a similar capacity. The role is sure to be both challenging and rewarding and the successful applicant will work at the leading edge of finance having the opportunity to consider different future finance scenarios, opportunities and risks, and generating creative plans and operational solutions accordingly.