Financial Reporting - IFRS 9 Lead

Randstad Financial & Professional
500.00 - 600.00 GBP Daily
29 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

An immediate opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Reporting Accountant to join our client, based in London

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
-Work closely with stakeholders in implementing the project and provide direction as necessary with overall objective to ensure that IFRS 9 reporting is delivered through FTP platform.
-Analyse complex data sets and validate that financial reporting is in line with IFRS 9 requirements
-Validation of the result of impairment calculations with requirements, product system data inputs and assumptions.
-Support the UK CAO by provision of subject matter expertise in delivering key IFRS 9 project milestones and objectives.
-Undertake work on the new chart of accounts (Saracen 18) feedback and review challenge process.
-Design and implement the new IFRS 9 reporting processes and controls.
-Design and execute testing plans which are adequate to support the successful implementation of BAU reporting requirements under IFRS 9.
-Foster positive engagement and coordination between the IFRS 9 team, wider UK CAO, Risk, IT and other projects underway (FTP, Big Data, Ring Fencing, GSIBS) to ensure current and future reporting requirements are met.
-Reporting progress, risks, issues, actions and dependencies effectively to IFRS 9 Project Lead and other stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes/skills:
-Qualified accountant eg ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent.
-Good knowledge of IFRS 9 reporting and accounting requirements.
-Experience in analysis, testing and remediation of complex data sets.
-Strong appreciation of change delivery combined with experience in defining and embedding new process and controls in a financial reporting environment
-Proven skills in liaising with SMEs, Finance and Risk teams across multiple disciplines
-Strong stakeholder and team management skills, whilst able to succeed in an environment with complex subject matter and implementation plans
-Comprehensive banking product knowledge, including IFRS accounting treatment for banking products.
-Understanding of the complex and demanding data requirements and specifications needed to support financial/regulatory disclosures.
-Pro-active approach to process improvement,change management and ability to challenge the status quo

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a temporary opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003