Group Head of Accounting Policy

Recruiter
Farrer Barnes
Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
£115000 - £125000/annum
Posted
18 Oct 2021
Closes
20 Oct 2021
Ref
2516727312
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
The key purpose of this role is to be the Group`s accounting policy technical specialist, this will involve interacting with key stakeholders across the group including finance specialists, commercial transactions teams, capital markets teams, risk, tax and external audit teams across a number of lending channels.

The role is fast paced joining a group that has a track record of realising opportunities.

This is a key role within the Senior Finance Management team working with internal and external stakeholders driving forward initiatives as we progress to the next part of the journey.

Requirements:

- 5 years previous experience of technical accounting analysis within a financial services organisation or 5 years previous experience of working within a Top 20 UK accountancy firm in a financial services senior auditor or advisory role is essential

- 3 years working within a senior position interacting with committees and external stakeholders is essential

- 3 years experience of educating and training on accounting policy is essential

- Specialist knowledge of applying International Financial Accounting Standards (``IFRS``) is essential, specifically IAS 39 and IFRS

- Specialist knowledge of UK Public Company financial reporting is essential

- Detailed knowledge of capital market transactions, merger and acquisitions and corporate restructuring is essential

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