Vacancy

14 June 2018

Financial Reporting (IFRS) ExpertFull time, Brussels

Accountancy Europe is the voice of the European accountancy profession. It represents a combined membership of 1 million accountants, auditors and advisors in Europe. We translate their daily experience from across Europe to inform the European policy debate.

To strengthen its team, Accountancy Europe is seeking a university graduate with practical experience in financial reporting and a desire to represent the profession and shape its development across Europe.

We offer

  • The opportunity to help influence the development of financial reporting and the accountancy profession
  • A challenging and uniquely varied job with opportunities to work on cutting edge issues
  • The chance to work and develop within an international and motivated team at the heart of the EU, Brussels, directly reporting to the Deputy CEO
  • Significant networking opportunities on the EU scene
  • The opportunity to interact with technical experts and leaders of the accountancy profession across Europe
  • A competitive compensation package

The main responsibilities will include

  • Contributing to thought leadership projects and other publications, using own research and technical input from experts, that influence the future of the profession
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on key technical and policy developments
  • Updating Accountancy Europe Member Bodies of key international policy and technical developments
  • Participating in outreach activities and engaging with external stakeholders

The successful candidate will have

  • A University degree (preferably in business or economics) and minimum 3 years of practical experience in financial reporting or accounting (preferably in an accounting or auditing firm)
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Practical experience of using IFRS is a must
  • Knowledge of financial services (banking, insurance) is a definite plus
  • An interest in European Affairs (knowledge of the EU policymaking process would be a plus)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, willingness to learn and ability to manage work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent research skills and a pro-active outlook

 Application Procedure

Interested candidates should send to vacancy@accountancyeurope.eu (only):

  • a motivation letter of maximum one page and,
  • a CV of maximum two pages.

CV’s should indicate the current status of your right to work in the European Union.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

For more information visit us on www.accountancyeurope.eu

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