IFRS Implementation Project – Accountant

The Company:

Join one of the worlds largest financial services organisations in their mordern offices in Wellington. Being a Fortune 500 company they are highly regarded globally and have a history of continuous innovation and an uncompromising commitment to service excellence. 

The Job:

Due to the upcoming changes to IFRS 4 moving to IFRS 17 this new two year project has been created. The Project Accountant is a contract position within the IFRS 17 implementation team. The purpose of the position is to support in the achievement of the finance team purpose statement: “To safeguard the business and financial assets, and to be a partner providing advice, recommendations and insights to our customers across the business”, with the primary focus on IFRS 17 implementation. The Project Accountant reports to the Financial Controller and Project Manager.
Key focus areas include:

  • Assisting with the accounting interpretation and implementation of IFRS 17;
  • Process improvement for all assigned tasks including systems accounting initiatives; and
  • To participate in other project work as and when required. 


To be successful in this exciting role you will be a Chartered Accountant with strong technical IFRS knowledge. Ideally with a background in audit from a Big 4 Firm and with experience within the finacial services sector. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to build relationships within the wider business. Your ability to work in a team will see you seamlessly join the small implentation team and ensure the success  of the project.

For a detailed job description and more information please contact Helene now or APPLY NOW.

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