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Senior Technical Accountant

Senior Technical Accountant

Job Title: Senior Technical Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: RL1509NIH_1694774346
Contact Name: Ryan Lamb
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description

Senior Technical Accountant
12 Month FTC
£70,000 - £85,000 + Benefits

Our client, a world-renowned specialist in their chosen field, is looking for a technical accounting specialist with a track record of providing technical accounting, reporting, regulatory or finance change expertise to BAU and change activities, providing subject-matter expertise to the function, wider business and Senior Management team.

The remit will ensure the maintenance of a professional quality service in line with internal policies and external regulations that meet client expectations and industry view of best practice. This will be measured by the results of both external and internal audit reviews and regulatory scrutiny as well as contributions to continuous process improvement and change initiatives.

Key areas of focus:
* Ensuring high quality, compliant professional services are provided to all Shared Service clients.
* Providing technical expertise in interpreting, applying and resolving subjective and complex issues for example in respect to IFRS17 or IFRS 9
* Providing support on complex pricing queries, pricing errors and fund pricing, fund accounting and taxation;
* Monitoring of regulatory/legislative/accounting changes;
* Ensuring accounting changes are reviewed and approved by the relevant internal governance team including Asset Valuation Working Group, Finance Committee and Board Audit Committee;
* Providing input and drafting for first time through requirements re accounting standard and regulatory reporting changes;
* Providing technical review and challenge of consolidated IFRS and entity statutory accounts, and consolidated and entity regulatory reporting deliverables.
* Providing technical expertise, direction and guidance across the finance function through on-the-job and formal training;
* Supporting effective risk management, creating a strong risk culture and operating in line with risk strategy,

In addition to the above technical skillset, the role will require strong commercial awareness and the ability to communicate insightful conclusions and astute courses of action, helping others understand multiple points of view relating to business impact. All applicants must have a proven ability to lead on high-profile projects, utilising experience in project management techniques to deliver complex projects on-time, in-full.

On offer is the chance to work for a market leading global enterprise, in a pivotal role that offers total exposure to all levels and disciplines within finance and the wider business. Competitive financial package aside, the chosen individual will also enjoy an all-inclusive culture that sets the bar high in terms of employee development and job satisfaction.

Applicants MUST have had hands on experience with IFRS 17, Solvency II and the preparation of complex Statutory accounts. They MUST also be professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA)

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.