Senior Technical Manager

3 days left

London (Greater)
15 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Who we are…

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, and our portfolio of qualifications is the foundation for a career in public finance.

Our members work across public services in national audit agencies, major accountancy firms, and other organisations and companies around the world where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed.

Globally, CIPFA leads the way in public finance. We support best practice in the management of public-sector resources and use our values and expertise to help UK and international public financial managers and auditors to support the best interests of society and tax paying citizens.

A standard setter in its own right, CIPFA also serves as the secretariat to the UK Charities SORP and has recently launched an exciting new initiative funded by the Ford Foundation and Open Society to develop guidance international financial reporting for non-profit organisations. 

About the role…

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Technical Manager, ideally a CPFA, to join our Policy and Technical team. Contributing to a proactive programme of technical development which positions CIPFA as a leading provider of public financial management expertise.

You will be dynamic, confident, and driven with excellent interpersonal skills. You will have significant experience of working at a senior level with technical expertise and practical experience of supporting communities of professional practice.

As well as contributing to the development of international standards, we provide specific support to standard setting in local government, accounting, charities accounting, internal audit and public financial management and governance.

Key tasks include but not limited to:                         

  • Managing the technical accounting team to deliver secretariat support to identified accounting standards bodies and CIPFA faculties, panels and boards as required.
  • Representing CIPFA on national and international standard setting bodies giving expert advice and subject leadership.
  • Providing an expert research resources and developing CIPFA’s technical policy positions, standards, professional guidance, publications, commentary and thought leadership pieces.

Location: Regular attendance in London will be required but CIPFA also has offices in Chester, Birmingham and Edinburgh, and home working will be considered.

Interested? For a confidential discussion about the opportunity please call Head of Policy and Technical Don Peebles 07919 044246.