Hedge Accounting Specialist

Michael Page
£65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
26 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
JN -092020-1228227
Jordan Davenport-Smith
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Hedge Accounting Specialist role for a global consultancy/professional services firm. This is an exciting, client-facing role with great progression opportunities. Up to £75,000 with Package.

Client Details

The Client

Our client is a specialist global consultancy/professional services firm and is top tier firm within their market. They advise a range of clients from household name corporate businesses, huge private equity firms to high growth start-ups across a range of services.

As a growing business within a buoyant market they are looking to bring in a Hedge Accounting Specialist into their Central London Office. This is a newly-created role and one that offers great senior stakeholder interaction, clear progression and the opportunity to become a specialist in your field whilst supporting UK-based and international colleagues and clients.


The Role

This Hedge Accounting Specialist will be a client-facing role with the following key responsibilities:


  • Lead role supporting clients and providing advisory from a treasury perspective
  • Advise and support clients on hedge accounting reports, policies and procedures as well as providing support on valuation statements
  • Presentation of findings, risks, and appropriate response board/senior leadership teams in order to deliver change/improvements
  • Assist with the development of hedge accounting procedures and controls in accordance with changes in accounting standards

Business Development

  • oversee client onboarding, development of existing client relationships to broaden the firms offering as well as playing a lead role in winning new business to expand the firms client base

System Transformation

  • Assist and advice with implementation and development of new systems


What's Needed

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Likely Manager level in practice or will have treasury industry experience after qualifying
  • Proven background in hedge accounting and valuations
  • Proven working knowledge of SOX, IFRS 9 & US GAAP
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards related to hedge accounting
  • Strong interpersonal skills - comfortable managing multiple stakeholders in a client-facing role
  • Able to commute to Central London

Job Offer

What's On Offer

  • Up to £75,000 (Experience Dependant)
  • Bonus
  • Package
  • Great autonomy and visibility within a global firm as well as excellent senior stakeholder exposure
  • Clear progression internally as well as pathways into industry or within the Private Equity/Fund space

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