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Are you a Finance & HR Manager interested in using your Belgian finance, HR, legal and governance knowledge and experience in a multicultural, small but influential organisation that serves the public interest? Do not hesitate to submit your CV and join EFRAG!

 

What is EFRAG?

EFRAG is a not-for-profit (AISBL), public interest organisation and 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) are properly and clearly articulated in the international standard-setting process, so that ultimately IFRS are fit for Europe.

In September 2018 EFRAG has 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 managing finance and HR operations, and in supporting legal and governance activities, in a Belgian and European environment.  EFRAG’s Finance and HR Manager will report directly to EFRAG’s CEO in a role that combines various responsibilities and tasks that are critical to the effective functioning of the organisation:

• Finance: managing EFRAG’s finance function with responsibility for day-to-day financial administration and record-keeping, (currently partly outsourced to an external provider) and statutory reporting including financial statements (Belgian GAAP) and EC grant-related report preparation

• Human resources: managing EFRAG’s HR function, with responsibility for recruitment, contracts, performance management, staff development and payroll (Belgian and split payrolls, outsourced to an external provider), etc

• Legal: supporting the EFRAG CEO on legal matters, legal record keeping (including statutory records) and reporting requirements

• Governance: supporting the EFRAG CEO in relation to the various governance and oversight committees of the EFRAG Board and the EFRAG General Assembly.

​What will you need?

We are looking for candidates with the following profile:
• Demonstrated experience in human resources (based on Belgian labour and business law)
• Demonstrated experience in operating in a Belgian finance and accounting environment
• Some experience in operating in a Belgian legal environment
• Some experience with governance related-matters
• Some experience with maintenance of websites is a plus
• Analytical skills
• Computer literate and proficient at using MS Word, Excel and Power Point
• Good organisational skills
• Fluent in English (operational language of EFRAG)
• Fluent in French, a good knowledge of Dutch is a plus
• Personal attributes:
    o Trustworthy and discreet
    o Ability to maintain confidentiality
    o Ability to liaise with senior people
    o Ability to work in a multicultural environment
    o Ability to work on your own
    o Strong interpersonal skills
    o Flexibility
    o Sense of diplomacy

Why join EFRAG?

Joining EFRAG represents a unique opportunity to apply your expertise as a finance and human resources professional in a small but influential European organisation and give support to all operational aspects of our organisation.  Working at EFRAG will give you the opportunity to use and develop your professional skills and experience in a multi-functional role, working in close cooperation with the EFRAG CEO and leadership team.

EFRAG’s offices are located in Brussels, at the heart of Europe. You will work in a multicultural environment: your colleagues come from all over Europe and from outside Europe.

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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