£43,000 + benefits, London
Who we are and what we do
The IFRS Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit private sector organisation working in the public interest. The Foundation’s principal objective is to develop a single set of high quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted financial reporting standards (IFRSs) through its standard-setting body, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The Technical staff develop IFRSs for the IASB. The staff work within teams, each of which focuses on a specific group of technical projects.
What we are looking for
Technical Associates work within a technical team and provide technical assistance, carry out research and analysis, and provide technical support for the IASB and its committees. This involves:
- analysing comment letters;
- preparing illustrative examples;
- assisting with Board paper preparation;
- taking minutes of technical meetings;
- technical research;
- peer reviewing papers;
- drafting decision summaries.
Technical Associates are normally appointed for a two year term.
What you will need
Experience and qualifications sought:
- Business related degree.
- Masters degree or accountancy/CFA qualification.
- Experience of applying or interpreting IFRS or National GAAP.
- Experience of technical report writing.
- Experience in an academically rigorous environment.
- Experience of accounting, economics, finance, investment/banking, academia or standard setting or regulation.
Skills and attributes required:
- Good standard of written and oral English and the ability to write clearly and concisely.
- Strong team ethic and ability to work effectively with other people.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
- Commitment to the objective and processes of the IASB and to the ideals of standard setting in the public interest.
How to apply
Please click here for a more detailed description of the role and requirements.
To apply, please send a detailed CV and covering letter outlining why you meet the requirements of the role via: firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 August 2011.