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Technical Reporting Accountant

Posted 18 September by Newcastle Building Society
£37,823 - £47,835 per annum
Newcastle Upon Tyne , Tyne And Wear
Permanent, full-time
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About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Technical Reporting team, where we are looking to recruit a Technical Reporting Accountant.

The Technical Reporting Accountant is the Group’s IFRS accountancy expert. Supported by the Technical Reporting Manager and the wider finance team, the Technical Reporting Accountant contributes in the production of the Group’s annual and interim accounts and takes responsibility for the subsidiary accounts, including functioning as a first point of contact for external auditors.

A key part of the role is project based work. Project work can include the implementation of new IFRSs and IFRICs as well as collaborating with other departments to support the Group in a variety of projects and ad hoc accounting questions. This includes drafting external publications as well as accounting papers and policies for approval at committees.

The Technical Reporting Accountant is part of the Technical Reporting team. In addition to accounting and statutory reporting the Team is responsible for taxation and regulatory reporting. Working closely with the respective subject matter experts on tax and regulatory reporting, the Technical Reporting Accountant will gain hands on experience across regulatory reporting and taxation functions and also become skilled in the administration of the Group’s capital reporting.

Given the variety of projects the Technical Reporting team is involved in, there is significant scope for the successful candidate to shape their role in line with their interests.

What else?

The Technical Reporting team is part of the Group Finance function. Group Finance comprises a number of teams which cover all things financial for the group including preparation of Statutory and Regulatory Reporting, Management Accounts, Budgeting and Forecasting, Payment of Suppliers, Bank Reconciliations, Payroll, Treasury Operations and providing Business Information to the Society.

About You

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or equivalent) with good technical knowledge of accounting standards, experience in interpreting these and an ability to apply these in practical contexts. You will be driven and able to complete project work independently, but also willing to ask for help where needed. You are proactively supporting other teams and the wider business, anticipating the impact of new accounting rules on the Group and the impact of the Group’s future projects upon accounting matters.

About Us

Newcastle Building Society is proud to be a mutual organisation. As a successful regional building society we have an ambitious strategy to continue to grow and develop the business. Our purpose; connecting our communities with a better financial future, is at the heart of all we do.

At Newcastle Building Society we know our colleagues play a key part in our success and we believe in being a great place to work, where people can realise their potential.

As well as joining a great team within a truly local organisation our colleagues also benefit from;

  • 30 days holiday per annum + bank holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Corporate pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Corporate bonus scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free gym access
  • Great transport links with discounted travel
  • Buying holidays policy
  • Staff offers and access to staff association offering discounts for local trips, events & services
  • Employee Assistance Program

The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues and candidates during this challenging time is paramount. With this in mind, we have refreshed our approach to recruitment and have outlined a new process of remote selection and on boarding. Upon starting a new role with us, we will ensure you are equipped with the correct tools and technologies to enable you to do your best work remotely. Longer-term, our focus remains on driving a culture of flexibility and encouraging colleagues to maintain a healthy work/life balance through flexible working arrangements.

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