Project Accountant - General Insurance

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Up to AU$140000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH222308_1528072065

Project Accountant - General Insurance

  • Senior Accounting resource to implement IFRS17
  • Global insurance organisation
  • 18 month contract
  • $140,000 package

Our client is a major player in the Australian and global insurance market. An excellent opportunity now is available for a highly competent Financial Accountant to take ownership of an IFRS 17 implementation as a dedicated project resource.

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager you will be a major point of contact for the implementation of the new insurance accounting standards IFRS17 for both group and local reporting purposes. The role has a focus on taking ownership, in collaboration with the broader business, on developing policies and processes to ensure the accurate implementation of the new reporting standards. Using your financial services knowledge and exposure to local statutory reporting requirements you will work alongside key stakeholders in finance providing guidance for the implementation and integration of IFRS 17 into the financial reporting function of the group.

To be considered, you will have substantial experience in statutory reporting and possess up to date technical accounting experience. It is expected that you will have strong financial services / insurance exposure and have a track record in working and delivering within a project / transformation environment. You must also be able to commit to an 18 month timeframe.