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Join EFRAG

Are you a communication and media professional, with an interest in corporate and financial reporting developments? Examine the possibilities EFRAG can offer as a next step in your career!

 

EFRAG, a leading actor in the global financial reporting environment, is looking for an experienced communication and media manager to implement an enhanced communication strategy


What is EFRAG?

EFRAG is the leading European force in the global financial reporting debate. EFRAG was established in 2001 by European stakeholder organisations with an interest in financial reporting, representing the business community, investors and the accountancy profession. EFRAG’s activities are aimed at ensuring that European views on the development of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS Standards) are properly and clearly articulated in the international standard-setting process, so that ultimately IFRS Standards are fit for Europe.

In September 2018 EFRAG established the European Corporate Reporting Lab at EFRAG (European Lab). The objective of the European Lab is to stimulate innovations in the field of corporate reporting in Europe by identifying and sharing good practices.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate experience in communication and also have a keen interest in corporate and financial reporting. An understanding of the international accounting standard-setting process and some knowledge of IFRS Standards would be a distinct advantage. The communication manager should be able to effectively communicate EFRAG’s activities to individuals with different levels of technical expertise. The communication manager will support the EFRAG Board President in implementing EFRAG’s communication strategy.


What will you need?

We are looking for candidates with the following profile:
· Demonstrated experience in communication
· Demonstrated experience in article and speech writing
· Some experience with social media
· Some experience with maintenance of websites
· Experience in organising conferences and events is a plus
· An interest in corporate and financial reporting developments (some understanding of the international accounting standard-setting process and IFRS Standards would be a distinct advantage)
· Fluent in English (written and spoken) and fluent in French (spoken)
· Excellent writing skills
· Good communication and presentation skills
· Good organisation skills
· Personal attributes:
o Ability to liaise with senior people
o Ability to work in a multicultural environment
o Strong interpersonal skills
o Flexibility
o Ability to work independently
o Ability to work in a team
o Sense of diplomacy
o Ability to work under pressure and to cope with deadlines

Why join EFRAG?

Joining EFRAG represents a unique opportunity to combine your expertise as a communications professional with your interest in corporate and financial reporting. You will be at the forefront of implementing an enhanced communication strategy designed to engage stakeholders across Europe in EFRAG’s work to influence the international standard-setting process and the work of the European Lab. Working at EFRAG will give you the opportunity to liaise with the Brussels community and the wider stakeholders in Europe and beyond.

EFRAG’s offices are located in Brussels, at the heart of Europe. You will work in a multi-cultural environment with colleagues that come from all over Europe and outside Europe.

We are open to consider working on a part-time or a full-time basis.

How to apply?
If you are interested in joining EFRAG, please send your CV, together with a covering letter explaining your interest, to Saskia Slomp, by email on rh@efrag.org.

 

 

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You are a financial reporting professional interested or experienced in technical financial reporting matters? Next step in your career: JOIN EFRAG!​

 

Working at EFRAG can be a step in your career or part of your career in standard setting. We offer various possibilities including: being an EFRAG employee, being seconded by your firm or company or working under as part-time service provider..

 

What is EFRAG?

EFRAG is the leading European force in the global financial reporting debate. It was established in 2001 by European stakeholder organisations with an interest in financial reporting, representing the business community, investors and the accountancy profession. EFRAG's activities are aimed at ensuring that European views on the development of financial reporting standards are properly and clearly articulated in the international standard-setting process, so that ultimately IFRS are fit for Europe. Following the implementation of the reform in 2014, EFRAG's activities include assessing whether the IFRS proposals/requirements are conducive to the European public good and impact assessments. This includes the interaction with economic concerns such as financial stability and economic growth. EFRAG works closely with the IASB, National Standard Setters and European stakeholder organisations, in Europe and worldwide.

 

Why join EFRAG?

Joining EFRAG represents a unique opportunity to acquire or develop further insider knowledge and understanding of the standards that are being developed by the IASB and which are due to be implemented by European companies.  EFRAG's offices are located in Brussels, at the heart of Europe. Working at EFRAG will give you the opportunity to discuss IFRS issues at the highest level, with European experts and IASB representatives.

There are various possibilities to become our colleague: permanent employee, seconded by your current employer. The latter allows accounting firms or other companies to further train their financial reporting professionals to develop high-level technical knowledge in a European and international context. Another possibility would be on a part-time service provision basis. We would be happy to examine the various possibilities with you.

Working at EFRAG offers an attractive step in your career or can be part of your career in standard setting. Our former colleagues are at present active in a wide range of professional activities with audit firms, companies, banks, standard setters and authorities. What they have all in common, is their knowledge, expertise and experience in financial reporting and IFRS.

 

What would you do at EFRAG?

You will be involved in research and analyses, supporting EFRAG's activities to influence the IFRS developments in the most proactive way and leading to the publication of EFRAG comment letters, discussion papers or endorsement advices to the European Commission. Under the supervision of the EFRAG Technical Director and Research Director, you will work on various projects in small teams. For a detailed description and the profile we expect you to have, click here.

 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in financial reporting who are eager to participate in the global accounting standard-setting process.

 

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining EFRAG, please send your CV, together with a covering letter explaining your interest, to Saskia Slomp, by email on rh@efrag.org.

By applying to this job announcement you agree that EFRAG processes the data you have provided through your CV, covering letter and any other document.

EFRAG will store your CV, covering letter and any other document for a period of one year in its database.

 

Vacancies

From time to time EFRAG has specific  vacancies for technical managers at particular levels for which we may advertise separately. We also welcome applications (CV and motivation letters)  from suitably qualified individuals at any time even if no specific vacancy is advertised.

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