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Project Director - Accounting Reporting Policy

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21 Jul 2022

Project Director - Accounting Reporting Policy

  • London/Hybrid
  • £85648

The role

You will be part of the team that influence standard and codes, promote good practice including international liaison. This includes developing and implementing the organisations strategy for standards and related guidance in respect or reporting, including UK and Ireland accounting standard and guidance of the strategic report.


  • Issuing and maintaining financial reporting standards in the UK (and republic of Ireland), including liaison with sector specific SORP making bodies
  • Issuing and maintaining guidance on non-financial reporting in the UK
  • Issuing and maintaining other relevant corporate reporting requirements or guidance in the UK
  • Monitoring and influencing international corporate reporting developments relevant to the bodies remit either directly or working with other international standard setters and similar bodies
  • Research to influence future developments in corporate reporting
  • Periodic review of UK and Ireland accounting standards, developments in nonfinancial reporting and further developing due process oversight of associated bodies

Skills and essential criteria

  • Educated to degree level, with a professional or post-degree qualification.
  • a qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience.
  • Ability to effectively manage a number of concurrent projects.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Ability to analyse competing positions and develop practical solutions
  • A commitment to the objectives and regulatory principles of the organisation and to standard-setting and regulatory policy in the public interest.

Technical skills - The candidate will have at least one of:

  • Experience in technical accounting work or standard-setting or the ability to demonstrate a clear interest in these activities.
  • Experience of the technical requirements or guidance in relation to wider corporate reporting, or the ability to demonstrate a clear interest in wider corporate reporting.
  • Experience of oversight reviews or assessing compliance with established requirements.
  • Good understanding of the accounting and reporting regulatory framework in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland.
  • Appreciation of relevant international accounting and regulatory frameworks

In return you will enjoy working within a supportive, diverse and "family-feel" culture at an exciting time in the organisations development as they transform into a new body


As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.

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  • Job Reference: 663269111-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Pro-Finance Recruitment Group
    Pro-Finance Recruitment Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £85,648
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent