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Financial Accounting Director - Financial Services

  • Location:

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Accounting, Audit & Risk

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    ED ROSSITER

  • Contact email:

    ed@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    0868633629

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-30

The Company:

Our client, a top tier Consulting firm are looking to make a strategic executive hire to assist in setting up and to grow a new Accounting Advisory business unit. This opportunity will offer the right individual a chance to work with leading CFO's across Banking, Insurance and the wider Financial Services sectors. This role will also offer an opportunity to become a market expert in new IFRS regulations and build a high performing team from the ground up within a leading global consultancy brand.

Responsibilities:


  • Work closely with the senior partner group to assist existing and new Financial Services clients adapt to the ever-evolving regulatory accounting requirements

  • Strong technical accounting experience, with a track record of combining accounting analysis with commercial business advice

  • Appetite and ability to build a high performance team from the ground up by developing or leveraging current relationships withing the Insurance and Banking sectors

  • Proven project management skills, with experience in leading large teams and delivering services to clients

  • Excellent knowledge of financial reporting, in particular, IFRS 4 and IFRS 17

  • Broad accounting skillset and experience in both IFRS and Irish/UK GAAP

  • Take an active role in supporting the strategic management of the accounting advisory practice, including developing new services for clients

The ideal candidate:


  • Strong track record in commercial negotiations and business strategy for a high growth business unit

  • Minimum 8 years post qualification experience, with proven experience in insurance financial reporting matters

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and team members