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IFRS 17 Accountant

Posted on Jan 17, 2020 by Darwin Recruitment

Zürich, Switzerland
1 Feb 2020
Annual Salary

Support IFRS 17 implementation

  • Translate the IFRS 17 accounting policies into accounting events and journals entries.
  • Support the integration of IFRS 17 into the Finance Landscape by creating/maintaining IFRS 17 data models, relevant ledgers, accounts, attributes and posting drivers and work with system SMEs to build/establish relevant reports and views.
  • Work closely with the IFRS 17 business analysts and actuaries to ensure proper integration of the IFRS 17 calculation engine in the Finance Landscape.
  • Support systems roll-out testing, investigate issues and drive/coordinate issue resolution with relevant SMEs.
  • Act as 2nd level support for IFRS 17 specific user requests on related systems, investigate issues and support their resolution.


  • Studies in Finance or Accounting. CPA or another accounting certification preferred.
  • Work experience in accounting and understanding of accounting standards, ideally covering several of the following: IFRS, US GAAP, Statutory and Local Accounting. Some knowledge of economic valuation frameworks will be considered an advantage.
  • Several years of experience working in the
  • Understanding of IFRS 17 and work experience in an IFRS 17 project preferred.
  • Good understanding of Finance and Finance IT environments and ability to speak both languages. System implementation and change testing experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking.
  • Strong topic ownership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks in a fast-moving project environment.
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint).

Language skills: English fluent written and spoken.

Reference: 829062965

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