Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting London Hybrid workingPermanent Full Time 35 hours or part time on offerUp to £79,000pa depending on experience. Join our team as Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting. With increasing reporting requirements under development, ICAEW's Corporate Reporting team is seeking a technical specialist to join its team. We are keen to hear from individuals either with prior experience in technical work or those with an interest in developing technical expertise.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop specialist technical knowledge and expertise in core and emerging areas of corporate reporting. The role provides unique opportunities to engage directly with key senior stakeholders in the corporate reporting ecosystem and to be at the heart of developments that are reshaping corporate reporting, including a growing focus on climate and other sustainability reporting. Overall Purpose of this role of Technical Manager, Corporate ReportingTo drive improvement in corporate reporting in the UK and internationally through the creation and dissemination of guidance on financial and non-financial reporting issues and by responding to policy proposals aimed at improving UK and international reporting standards and practice. Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting responsibilities include:With increasing reporting requirements under development, ICAEW's Corporate Reporting team is seeking a technical specialist to join its team. The team is keen to hear from individuals either with prior experience in technical work or those with a keenness and aptitude to develop technical expertise. The primary responsibilities of this role are to: Create and disseminate high-quality guidance for members on relevant issues and high-impact areas (such as new and amended accounting standards, regulations for company accounts and evolving areas of reporting, including sustainability reporting).Develop and communicate ICAEW policy positions and thought leadership on key financial and non-financial reporting developments and proposals for change, building on relationships with member firms, the FRC, IASB, ISSB and other financial reporting and sustainability standard-setters and policy makers.Engage with key stakeholders within and outside the profession (such as the FRC, IASB, ISSB and the UK government) to represent ICAEW's voice on technical issues and policy matters.Raise awareness and communicate key developments to members via ICAEW's daily newsletter, the faculty's monthly bulletin and other communication channels, including other teams within ICAEW.Deliver Corporate Reporting Faculty members with a compelling member service through its offering (including factsheets, online guidance, webinar programme and digital magazine) and support ICAEW members meet their continuing professional development needs.Contribute to the review and maintenance of existing faculty webpages and other resources to ensure that they remain relevant and reliable, as well as searchable and navigable on the website and via search engines.
These responsibilities provide the post holder with opportunities to develop specialist technical knowledge and expertise in core and emerging areas of corporate reporting. The role provides unique opportunities to engage directly with key senior stakeholders in corporate reporting and to be involved in matters that are at the forefront of the profession.The role will involve working closely with other members of the Corporate Reporting team, the faculty's expert committees and active member volunteers plus other teams within Reputation & Influence. Collaboration with other ICAEW departments will also be essential to help identify issues of topical interest and the need for new guidance.Individual's specific responsibilities will be varied, based on experience, strengths, and areas of interest together with the needs of the team and the business. Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting Candidate ProfileThe post holder will be an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. They need a broad understanding of developments affecting corporate reporting, an interest in emerging issues such as climate and sustainability reporting, and the ability to think strategically and focus resource to best effect. The role would suit someone who has undertaken roles with an emphasis on technical work or who is keen to undertake such a role. They need to be a strong team worker, with good interpersonal skills to work well with member volunteers, policy makers and industry leaders. High-quality communication skills, written and verbal, are essential with high levels of attention to detail. Development of guidance is subject to extensive and rigorous review; the candidate therefore needs to be able to provide and be open to receiving constructive feedback. The role also requires strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple work streams and meet deadlines. Strong general management skills are also needed, including the ability (i) to allocate and monitor work and priorities, (ii) to engender a good working relationship among colleagues across ICAEW and (iii) to ensure activities and policy are aligned with and supportive of ICAEW's Strategy. For the full role profile please click the document attached. Why work at ICAEW as Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting? As well as offering great employee benefits, we truly believe in creating a diverse and empowering culture where our teams can thrive and be themselves. We support sustainability, corporate and social responsibility campaigns and encourage our employees to take a day to work for a cause of their choice, or to work collaboratively as a team in doing this. We nominate and support two charities every year and run all manner of events to raise money. Our active social committees provide fun events ranging from the seasonal parties to quiz nights and bowling tournaments. We are a disability confident employer. Should you wish to apply to this Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting role at the ICAEW, then please click on the link below and complete our simple application form via a PC or Laptop and not your phone.Failure to complete this application form will simply mean failure to be viewed or considered.