Accounting Policy Project Lead - IFRS17

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
24 Sep 2018
26 Sep 2018
Contract type
Full time
Senior financial leadership position, responsible for IFRS17 project management and implementation.

Accounting Policy Project Lead - IFRS17
  • $1180,000 - $220,000k + benefits
  • Global Insurance Company
  • Sydney CBD

This is a Senior financial leadership position, responsible for IFRS17 project management and implementation, accounting policy, supporting the financial accounting and reporting team, maintaining and improving financial management and internal control systems. This role has a strong emphasis on linking IFRS outcomes back to GAAP and management based financial processes, information and reporting.

  • IFRS17 project management and implementation, working closely with the CFO, Financial Controller, Actuaries, Business staff, Regional Finance and external consultants;
  • Key accounting policy lead in Australia advising on key transactions
  • Actively support the Financial Controller with Financial Monitoring and Controls
  • Accounting and financial reporting, policies and application of GAAP
  • Project leadership for country-specific financial initiatives - systems, operational etc.
  • Analyse the financial aspects of Australian operations for underlying profitability, expense patterns and cost containment opportunities
  • Conduct in-country financial reviews including internal control assessments, and identify and improve any inadequacies
  • Support month end close processes
  • Test any new systems or product initiatives before implementation

  • Assurance/Audit background preferably from Big 4
  • Knowledge/understanding of new accounting standards/policies (IFRS)
  • Insurance sector experience highly relevant
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement
  • CA or CPA

If interested, please email your CV to Tamara Wood at or call +61(0)2 8986 3145 for a confidential discussion.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.