Senior Hedge Accounting Manager

Job Description


Our client is a leading consultancy in the banking space who specialise in Technical Accounting Advisory
This function is made up of technical accounting specialists with extensive experience delivering expert accounting advisory services, financial reporting and regulatory change projects to major Tier-1 global banks, challenger banks and building societies. Our client has deep expertise in complex accounting within the Banking and Financial Services sector such as IFRS 9, hedge accounting, securitisations and other structured transactions, derivatives, and deal accounting for mergers and acquisitions and group reorganisations.

  • Technical accounting support on accounting and regulatory change projects such as IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS 16, UK GAAP, FINREP, Pillar 3, Brexit, IBOR reform, and ESG reporting.
  • Accounting advice on transactions and financial reporting such as on-call accounting advisory, design or review of accounting policy manuals and financial statements.
  • Accounting advice with respect to securitisations and other structured transactions.
  • Providing subject matter expertise support on multi-disciplinary finance transformation and deal advisory projects such as business structuring, group reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions. Accounting focus areas include IAS 32, IAS 38, IFRS 2, IFRS 3, IFRS 10 and the UK Companies Act requirements.
  • Providing high quality and practical training and education for external and internal audiences.
  • Providing valuable expert resources to clients to assist finance and reporting teams on the enhancement of financial reporting processes, implementation of complex finance changes or transactions requiring technical expertise.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage client opportunities, deliver live engagements, lead small teams and provide input into larger multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Respond to clients’ ongoing ad-hoc technical accounting queries.
  • Write and review client reports based on analytical exercises (e.g. review of clients’ technical accounting decisions, stakeholder interview) to present findings and recommendations.
  • Assist clients in their implementation programme for new accounting change or development and post-implementation review programme through delivering client workshops/training, direct assistance in performing the assessment and/or review of clients’ assessment, review of technical accounting and risk interpretations prepared by clients e.g. IFRS 9.
  • Manage and mentor junior engagement team members.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Professional qualification: ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent.
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting standards related to financial instruments and/or relevant to Financial Services clients (IAS 39 hedge accounting, IFRS 9, IFRS 7, IFRS 13, IAS 32, IAS 38, IFRS 3, IFRS 10, IFRS 16, IFRS 15).
  • Strong experience in the practical application of the above financial instrument accounting requirements within the Banking and Financial Services industry.
  • Understanding of the Banking sector and UK and EU banking regulations and the critical interactions between IFRS and regulatory reporting.
  • Excellent written and communication skills particularly in writing technical accounting analysis or opinions, delivering presentations and an ability to communicate well with clients both in writing and verbally.
  • Strong ability to evaluate technical issues, research and analyse facts, ability to influence and deal with senior individuals, consult and deliver solutions to clients.
  • Strong analytical skills in relation to impairment under IFRS 9, effective interest rate and other relevant valuation techniques.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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Technical test analyst required to help test a business critical application for a national logistics company based in central London. To be successful in this role you will have previous enterprise level experience and a proven record of supporting high-level and detailed test planning; test preparation; test execution; test reporting.

The role will involve:

  • Full lifecycle manual testing – System, regression, SIT and UAT
  • ALM/Quality centre
  • Large programme experience (multi year ideally)
  • .net would be useful as the application is microsoft based
  • Some Automation experience would be nice to have (selenium ideally). At least executing auto scripts but creating auto frameworks would be ideal

This role is inside IR35 and a 12 month contract initially

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Our Client is looking for passionate and motivated developers to work with the lastest cutting edge technology. You will be working on greenfield applications that will outline the technical direction for the future. The role will enhance technical skills as well as working on a challenging and rewarding project.

Skills Required


Excellent day rates are availble, please get in contact if you are interested in finding out more. 0131 370 6605 or email ''

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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  • Test Manager with previous Werehouse/logistics experience – ideally testing on a yard management system
  • Experience on large scale, high complex and high priority programmes with lots of scrutiny from senior management
  • Experience dealing with multiple stakeholder groups, tailoring test reporting to meet the needs of various stakeholders
  • Experience managing test activities for physical hardware implementations and the integration to back end systems – specifically testing of data flows would be beneficial

This role is inside IR35, initially fully remote moving to some office based work when safe to do so.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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