Regulatory Reporting

Project Director — Accounting and Reporting

£85.6k - £85.6k per annum


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About the role:

A government financial oversight agency is looking for a Project Director to Join their Accounting and Reporting Policy team on a permanent basis, highly flexible working arrangement.

The Project Director will be supporting the team in developing and implementing the Organisation’s strategy for standards and related guidance in respect of Corporate Reporting, including UK and Ireland accounting standards and the Guidance on the Strategic Report, as well as providing due process oversight of the UK Endorsement Board.

Key Responsibilities:

The role involves delivering allocated projects that fall into the following categories:

  • issuing and maintaining financial reporting standards in the UK (and Republic of Ireland), including liaison with sector-specific SORP-making bodies;
  • issuing and maintaining guidance on non-financial reporting in the UK (e.g Guidance on the Strategic Report);
  • issuing and maintaining other relevant corporate reporting requirements or guidance in the UK;
  • monitoring and influencing international corporate reporting developments relevant to the organisation’s remit either directly or working with other international standard setters and similar bodies;
  • research aimed at influencing future developments in corporate reporting; and
  • undertaking due process reviews of the UK Endorsement Board.
  • In all cases, engaging with stakeholders to obtain their input on projects.
  • spend a significant amount of their time on due process oversight projects, as well as having the opportunity to contribute to other projects undertaken by the team.

Skilled and Qualification Required:

  • Educated to degree level, with a professional or post-degree qualification (ACA or ACCA or CA etc).
  • For technical accounting work, a qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience.
  • Ability to effectively manage a number of concurrent projects.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Ability to create, interact and maintain key external relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyse competing positions and develop practical solutions.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver to tight deadlines.
  • A commitment to the objectives and regulatory principles of the organisation and to standard-setting and regulatory policy in the public interest.

Technical skills

  • At least one of:
  • Experience in technical accounting work or standard-setting or the ability to demonstrate a clear interest in these activities.
  • Experience of the technical requirements or guidance in relation to wider corporate reporting, or the ability to demonstrate a clear interest in wider corporate reporting.
  • Experience of oversight reviews or assessing compliance with established requirements.
  • Good understanding of the accounting and reporting regulatory framework in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland.
  • Appreciation of relevant international accounting and regulatory frameworks.


  • £85648 p.a.
  • Highly flexible hybrid working
  • 30 days annual leave plus ability to buy extra leave.
  • 2 Volunteering days per year
  • Up to 6 learning and development days.
  • Generous employer pension contribution of 10%.
  • Employee Assistance Programme including confidential counselling and work life services.
  • Opportunity to save at least 25% on the purchase of a new bike through the Cycle to work scheme.
  • strong work/life balance ethos.

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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