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Head of Financial Reporting (IFRS)

Hays Senior Finance
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Up to GBP92000.0 per annum + £92,000
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Public sector and government
Salary band
£90,000 - £100,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
Hays have partnered with this organisation where the public interest is at the heart of what they do, who are looking to appoint a Head of Financial Reporting (IFRS) to their team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
This is a project based role which will involve delivering projects to influence the development of new or amended IFRS or delivering research projects.
Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Influencing proposals and decisions, identifying and analysing any issues and concerns, and developing solutions, together with relevant technical arguments to support your analysis.
  • Gathering evidence and assessing stakeholders' views on the project and any proposals, e.g. by performing desk-based research on the existing material, outreach with stakeholders and other standard setters, using formal and informal means as appropriate. This may include presentations to stakeholders.
  • Preparing and presenting high-quality technical papers, discussing them with the wider project team, revising them when appropriate, within set deadlines.
  • Preparing impact assessments and Feedback Statements, as appropriate to the stage of the project.
  • Writing and arranging for publication of documents.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position you will:

  • Have a relevant professional qualification or be a qualified accountant, with ideally 5 years PQE- however, this is desirable, not as essential.
  • Have good working knowledge and understanding of the financial reporting environment and a keen interest in IFRS.
  • Have experience in technical accounting work and/or standard-setting
  • Have the ability to create and maintain key external relationships.
  • Have the ability to interact effectively and respectfully with stakeholders

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive remuneration package, including a salary of £92,000 + benefits
  • Be a part of an organisation who believes in a strong worklife/balance culture.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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