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Senior IFRS Reporting Accountant

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

11/06/2024

About the job

Senior IFRS Reporting Accountant

This is a role within the Group financial reporting team supporting various aspects of the Group finance function.  You will be expected to be heavily involved in IFRS statutory accounting and reporting, and other regulatory reporting activities. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in a wide number of financial reporting areas. 

The role requires a proactive candidate with strong technical understanding, and a focus on financial and regulatory reporting processes and documentation, communication and organisational skills, and data quality and control. Candidates will be circa 3 years post qualified in a recognised accounting qualification with specific experience with IFRS accounting standards and/or experience in external reporting with large corporate entities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor upcoming developments in accounting standards, including preparing and presenting impact assessments in respect of specific new standards, or upcoming transactions for entities across the Group.
  • Lead the coordination of the annual report, acting as business partner to contributors outside finance, including providing challenge and support on compliance with external reporting trends/new regulatory disclosures.
  • Monitor and challenge compliance of financial statements and other regulatory reporting with relevant standards, identifying areas for development.
  • Develop and enhance reporting processes, data collection and documentation across the Group.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in particular the Group external audit team, including preparing and managing certain deliverables to ensure smooth transfer of information between the audit team and all business areas.
  • Provide additional general support and complete ad-hoc tasks as required by Group Finance teams.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Circa 3 years post qualified in a recognised accounting qualification
  • Strong technical ability: able to independently interpret accounting standards and regulatory requirements, prepare analysis and present impact assessments to senior management
  • Self-motivated, proactive with a can do attitude towards work
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Strong task management skills including an ability to prioritise tasks and regularly manage multiple deliverables 
  • Ideally experience of working within the Financial Services (insurance) industry
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we’re consistently voted one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

All colleagues will receive 33 days holiday (including banks holidays) when they join us, and this will increase with length of service, up to a maximum of 38 days (including banks holidays). You also have the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave in addition to your allocation.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here.

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