Vacancy

18 March 2021

Financial Reporting ExpertFull time, Brussels

Accountancy Europe is the voice of the European accountancy profession. As the umbrella organisation for 50 professional bodies, we represent 1 million accountants, auditors and advisors. We translate their daily experience to inform the European policy debate.

To strengthen our team, we are seeking a university graduate with practical experience in financial reporting who is motivated to influence the future of the European profession.

We offer

  • The opportunity to help shape the development of financial and also sustainability reporting
  • A challenging and uniquely varied job with opportunities to work on cutting edge issues
  • The chance to develop within an international and motivated team at the heart of the European Union (EU), Brussels
  • 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

  • Drafting thought-provoking publications and consultation responses, using own research and technical input from experts
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on key technical and policy developments, both on EU and international level
  • Initiating outreach activities and engaging with external stakeholders

The successful candidate will have

  • A university degree (preferably in business or economics)
  • 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
  • Knowledge of financial services (banking, insurance) is a definite plus
  • An interest in EU 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 [email protected] (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 EU.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

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