Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting

Job Title: Technical Manager, Corporate Reporting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: c£70,000
Contact Name: Alexandra Simpson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2021 19:05

Job Description

Role family

Management responsibility:

 Technical Strategy

Does this role have management responsibility for others?   No




Overall purpose of role


Contributing to ICAEW’s reputation and influence in relation to reform of the UK corporate reporting system and the improvement of UK and international reporting standards and practice and supporting members through the creation and dissemination of know-how on high impact areas.


Main responsibilities of role


  • Work collaboratively with ICAEW colleagues and volunteers from member firms on projects and thought leadership linked to the UK reform agenda and the evolution of reporting models.

  • Develop policy representations in response to public consultations, communicating and highlighting policy work through all appropriate channels, and building on relationships with member firms, the FRC, IASB and other standard setters and policy makers.

  • Ensuring the efficient and smooth operation of relevant faculty committees and the timely delivery of assigned technical projects.

  • Develop high quality guidance for members on relevant issues and developments through creation and dissemination of know-how on high impact areas, such as new and amended standards and evolving areas of reporting, such as climate risks.

  • Specific duties will vary from time to time in line with the business needs. Part-time role considered.


ICAEW values – all staff are expected to work to these values

The 3 i’s – Initiative Insight and Integrity

The 3 i’s are the values that drive our attitude and approach to working at ICAEW, along with our ways of working being agile, collaborative and innovative.   


  • Actively collaborating to identify needs and look for innovative solutions.

  • Bring together different groups and communities to work together.

  • Empowering people to be agile, so they can take ownership and harness the collective efforts of ICAEW in a flexible and responsive way.


  • Actively gathering insights to develop innovative and considered thought.

  • Collaborating with our networks to voice different perspectives and insights internally and externally to stimulate discussion and debate.

  • Being agile in finding new and timely ways to provide understanding and insight to our members, organisations and government


  • Acting with transparency, consistency and openness as Integrity underpins all activity we undertake.

  • Standing by your principles to adhere to the highest professional standards even when facing adversity.

  • Doing the right thing, even when no one is looking.


Candidate profile


  • The post holder will be an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.

  • They need good and up-to date understanding of developments affecting corporate reporting  and the ability to think strategically and focus resource to best effect. As well as being a qualified chartered accountant they should have undertaken roles with an emphasis on technical work. 

  • They need excellent interpersonal skills in order to work well with industry leaders. High quality oral and written communication and presentation skills are essential. 

  • Strong 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 consistent with, and supportive of, ICAEW strategy.