Technical Accounting Manager - Insurance - GBP70k base

Recruiter
DARWIN RHODES LIMITED
Location
London
Salary
70000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Expires
23 Sep 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Overview:

With the introduction of several complex International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) over the next 2 - 3 years, a business need has developed for a Technical Accounting Manager with extensive relevant experience and expertise to lead all aspects of implementing and embedding the new standards in the business.

Areas to be covered (but not limited to)

- Lead the evaluation and implementation of new accounting standards across International markets, including IFRSs 9, 15, 16 and 17. Understand and propose solutions to issues arising from the impacts of the standards and manage the embedding of the changes across IM's business units.

- Technical reviews of MU prepared statutory accounts
- Lead IM's compliance with Group technical accounting and reporting policies, both at market unit level and across the IM business units

Areas of competency to be demonstrated:

- Qualified Accountant.
- Post graduate qualification / Membership of recognised professional body (ACA, ACCA preferred).
- Experienced professional, experience and expertise either gained within a Big 4 audit firm or in a large, complex multinational organisation with relevant transferable skills.
- Strong IFRS knowledge
- Demonstrated high calibre financial understanding and capability, with a clear commercial awareness
- Previous insurance industry experience and Solvency II reporting knowledge would be an advantage