Technical Accountant

Reed Finance
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a qualified accountant to join our Leeds based Financial Services clients Technical team focussing on their mortgage impairment provisioning. The contract will be for 6 months.

As part of the Technical Accounting team, your main responsibilities will include the review and challenge of mortgage impairment provisioning assumptions and calculations, in addition to providing accounting advice to the rest of Finance and other specialist teams. There is scope to interact with a range of stakeholders across the business and be involved in their implementation project for IFRS 9.

• Preparation of technical accounting papers and mortgage impairment MI for senior management and the Board
• Preparation of regulatory returns in respect of mortgage impairment provisions
• Support interim and year end reporting process
• Relationship management of both internal and external stakeholders
• Resolving ad-hoc technical accounting queries from other areas of the business

• Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
• Rigorous, methodical and well organised, ensuring that activities are correctly prioritised and that all interested parties are aware of responsibilities, deadlines and progress.
• Intellectually strong and capable of digesting and interpreting financial information.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, such as report writing skills.
• Experience of working in a in a multi-disciplined, deadline-driven, Finance function.
• Excellent analytical and reporting skills.
• Strong Excel skills with the ability to undertake analysis of large amounts of data.
• Ability to identify and address key risks/implications associated with any activities or changes.
• Financial Services experience would help but is not essential

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