Technical Accountant (IFRS)

  • £ 53,000
  • Manchester, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Broadgate Search Ltd
  • 14 Dec 17 2017-12-14

Purpose: To review, challenge and analyse the year end consolidated and entity only, statutory reporting results, primary statements and corresponding notes. To review the results and preparation of quarterly investor reporting.

Key Accountabilities:

​deliver a timely and accurate set of Annual Report & Accounts  and Quarterly reporting
liaise with all relevant internal stakeholders to provide periodic updates on the progress of the  Accounts
developing and maintaining a strong relationship and becoming a key contact with external auditors
manage internal stakeholder relationships and timely receipt of deliverables
provide ad-hoc training and technical insight to other members of the team regarding accounting developments and disclosures as required
analyse quarterly results, identifying and understanding reasons for significant movements
ensure  consistent reporting of information within the Accounts – front and back half, and full tie-in of primary statements and supporting notes to the accounts
identify efficiencies in the Accounts production process and implement these procedure changes
aid with the assessment of the impact of changes to accounting standards, and implementation of changes as necessary
escalate any risks or potential delays to the process to senior management immediately
ensure that all information is gathered from individual departments within the bank within the required timeframes, and the relevant heads of departments sign off on their data
ensure that the production and review process for the Accounts is fully documented to ensure that it could be carried out in the absence of the role holder
follow internal governance processes for the approval of accounting interpretation and prepare/present papers
Build relationships from Finance with other departments

Knowledge & Skills required:

In depth knowledge of Statutory Reporting 
IFRS experience 
Stakeholder management skills
Qualified Accountant ideally with a Big 4 education 
Experience working with financial services clients