Group IFRS Accounting Manager Group IFRS Accounting Manager …

Goodman Masson
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Contract, Full time
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EUR130000 - EUR150000 per annum
Goodman Masson
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Contract, Full time
Be the first to apply
EUR130000 - EUR150000 per annum
Goodman Masson have partnered with a leading Insurance business to assist with their search for an experienced Group IFRS Accounting Manager to join them on a 12-18 month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will be required to work in their offices based in Dublin.

Goodman Masson have partnered with a leading Insurance business to assist with their search for an experienced Group IFRS Accounting Manager to join them on a 12-18 month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will be required to work in their offices based in Dublin.

This opportunity will offer the successful candidate a senior Group role in the assessment, design and implementation of the new IFRS standards, in particular the new insurance accounting standard (IFRS17). You will form part of, and will be supported by, the External Reporting team within the Finance function and will report directly to the Group Head of
IFRS Reporting who acts as Program Director for the IFRS 17 implementation.

The Team:

You will be working on an immediate team of 7 people and an extended team of 28.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Group IFRS 17 Program Director as a key participant in that implementation programme to ensure adoption of new standards is documented, tested and implemented effectively;
  • Key point person in the implementation of the new IFRS 17 reporting and control process in a production environment;
  • Work closely with, and ensure effective lines of communication and collaboration with CFOs and Controllers to review and monitor IFRS accounting and reporting;
  • Liaise with other Group functions (Finance, Actuarial, Treasury and Tax) to understand the Company's business, financial position and financial performance;
  • Ownership of the Group IFRS general ledger, ensuring established policies and procedures are adhered to and supervision of the Group IFRS consolidation process;
  • Engagement of relevant stakeholders in the implementation of IFRS 17, including acting as Chair of the Legal Entity Governance Forum for the implementation of IFRS17
  • Group technical point person responsible for researching all new and existing IFRS accounting literature, and advising of the impacts and issues facing the Company;
  • Work closely with Group to implement any new IFRS accounting policies and ensure systems are configured appropriately to capture all data requirements;
  • Review of any IFRS presentations and review of IFRS financial statements and disclosures;
  • Perform related duties as assigned and assist in ad-hoc finance projects.

About you:

  • Professional accounting designation (ACA/ACCA), with at least 7 years post qualification financial accounting experience either in industry or in one of the "Big 4" accounting firms;
  • Strong technical knowledge of IFRS, with 3 - 4 years practical experience of specifically applying IFRS in the (re)insurance industry;
  • Significant practical experience of reviewing and interpreting new IFRS accounting literature and determining the impact on financial reporting, systems and processes;
  • Practical experience of dealing with issues related to tax, capital, investments and reinsurance accounting in an IFRS environment;

If you have the required skills/experience listed above and you are interested in the Group IFRS Accounting Manager position, please send your CV to ben.stark@goodmanmasson.com.

Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.

 

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