Our client is in the process of setting up a UK endorsement board to take forward the work of influencing the development of international standards.
Key aspects of the work of the UK endorsement board will be to influence and contribute to the development of international financial reporting standards (IFRS), assessing them for adoption in the UK and ensuring that they are fit for purpose for use by UK companies.
This role provides an exciting opportunity to be part of the team being set up to support the work of the UK endorsement board to assess IFRS for application by UK entities, influence the development of IFRS and undertake thought-leadership activities to contribute to the international development of financial reporting. This Board is currently being established and is likely to be operational in late 2020.
There are a number of roles at this level and applicants with a diverse range of backgrounds, with an interest in IFRS will be considered for this role. However they are particularly interested in inviting applicants with financial services, insurance or investment analyst backgrounds.
The role involves delivering allocated projects. This may include projects that are part of the IASB’s due process, involve the assessment of new or amended IFRS for UK endorsement or research projects. Projects (unless very small) are usually allocated to a small team, which the Project Director will be expected to manage.
Other duties will include:
A relevant professional qualification and at least five years post qualification experience are required. The ideal candidates will have: