IFRS 17 Implementation Accountant

Recruiter
Investigo Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£65k - £75k pa
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Accountant - IFRS 17 implementation

We are recruiting for a major Insurer who are looking to appoint a technical accountant to support with the implementation and developments of IFRS 17.

This role is aimed at effectively evaluating and embedding key reporting changes, providing critical technical and commercial guidance on key business developments, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory standards and developments in an increasingly complex reporting environment. The incumbent will play a significant role in developing the regulatory reporting expertise within the Group.

The role will have a high degree of contact with senior management and will work closely with the wider finance management team.

The role will cover the following areas:

Accounting developments

* Implement major accounting projects and other changes.
* Drive the evaluation and implementation of these changes across the international Group and manage the embedding of the change within the business.
* You will be a key source of information, interpretation and compliance with these significant reporting developments, providing advice and support to senior and executive management as appropriate.
* Control the reporting framework.
* Develop the Group's reporting framework, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting and regulatory reporting developments.
* This will include keeping up to date with technical developments from IASB and FRC, conducting impact analyses, briefing stakeholders and implementing plans as appropriate.

Solvency II developments

* Implement major S2 projects and other changes.
* Drive the evaluation and implementation of these changes across the international Group and manage the embedding of the change within the business.
* You will be a key source of information, interpretation and compliance with these significant regulatory reporting developments, providing advice and support to senior and executive management as appropriate.
* Control the reporting framework.
* Develop the Group's reporting framework, ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory reporting developments.

Advisory and transaction support

* Advise on major business development initiatives.
* Provide commercial advice to senior and executive management regarding new business initiatives and developments, including possible major overseas acquisitions.
* Provide commercial accounting advice.
* Provide commercial advice on other financial reporting areas, raising the quality of the Group's reporting.

Qualifications:

ACA (approximately 3+ years PQE)

Strong accounting technical knowledge. Must be comfortable with IFRS and Solvency II reporting regulations

Experience of insurance sector will be highly advantageous. Financial services experience a pre-requisite.