Hedge Accountant

Elliott James Consulting Limited
United Kingdom
£40,000 - £65,000 + Bonus
03 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Purpose My client is increasing its market leading derivatives valuation and hedge accounting team to serve its current clients at a time when most of their clients are facing significant accounting challenges (introduction of New UKGAAP - FRS102 and the upcoming IFRS9). They are looking for an experienced professionally qualified Chartered Accountant who will work across the different sector teams and provide clients with derivatives valuation support, helping them fulfil their valuation and hedge accounting requirements. Key Responsibilities: - Advising clients on derivatives valuation and providing hedge accounting support to them and their stakeholders (mainly external auditors) - Preparing financial modelling and analysis - Liaison with other team members supporting their advisory engagements where necessary, both in Europe and in the USA - Client responsibility (leading client relationship management and delivery of output) for a portfolio of existing clients - Preparing and presenting pitches to win new clients, producing client briefing notes and analysis - Initiate and participate in external marketing and thought leadership activities (publishing of relevant articles/analysis) Experience Required: - Practical experience with FRS102, IAS39, IFRS7 and good knowledge of IFRS9 gained in either a treasury, debt advisory or corporate finance environment - Chartered Accountant Qualification - Hedge Accounting experience preferably in Real Estate industry or Corporate Treasury - Experience with a large audit firm, preferably audit teams and review of financial instruments accounting or Treasury Advisory teams helping clients implementing new accounting standards - Communication with senior level executives and client boards through client pitches and mandate execution - General understanding of financial markets and OTC derivatives in particular - Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills - User of Bloomberg, SuperDerivatives, Reval Skills Required: - Strong client relationship management skills - Strong modelling skills - derivatives valuation, use of commercial software - Excellent attention to detail - Excellent project management / organisational skills - Proactive individual with strong interpersonal skills - Ability to liaise effectively with both clients and colleagues - Strong presentation skills - Highly numerate
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