Senior Adviser, Capital Markets (Financial Reporting)

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 27-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/9902A
  • Job Title: Senior Adviser, Capital Markets (Financial Reporting)
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  • Summary:
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference.
  • Join a talented and hardworking team.
  • Open to Auckland or Wellington location.

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) plays a critical role in regulating capital markets and financial services in New Zealand. We provide better outcomes for investors, consumers, professionals, businesses and for the New Zealand economy.

We’re looking for a Senior Adviser to join our busy Capital Markets Disclosure (Financial Reporting) team. If you’ve got your finger on the pulse of New Zealand’s financial markets, this is for you. 

You will be responsible for monitoring compliance with applicable accounting standards and financial reporting legislation and requirements for reporting entities. You will need to regularly engage with market participants on financial reporting matters and ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements with the ultimate aim of ensuring that investors have access to the information they need to make informed decisions. You will also need to collaborate on financial reporting matters with the wider FMA as well as its external stakeholders. This role will also see you involved in the drafting of guidance so that market participants have clear and well-understood responsibilities.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • CA or accounting equivalent
  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of financial reporting requirements as they apply to reporting entities
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and reasoning skills including risk-based harms-focused thinking
  • 5+ years of experience in technical accounting advisory, financial statements audit or senior industry experience

This is a great opportunity for a technically excellent individual to gain in-depth understanding and experience across a range of financial reporting regulatory responsibilities. You’ll join a friendly, approachable team of highly experienced professionals who work collaboratively both internally and externally.

At the heart of what we do, there is a genuine passion for ensuring that investors are well informed and provided with the information that supports their investment decisions. Our work is creating exciting results. This is your opportunity to become part of our story – shaping your future, and helping us shape ours too.

If this sounds like you, click ‘Apply Online’ now! View the position description online by clicking the link above or for further information or confidential enquires you can contact Jessi Kadow on 09 967 1237. Applications close 15 March 2020.

The Financial Markets Authority is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture where all employees have the opportunity to reach their potential. We recognise that our continued success is dependent on the performance and ability of our employees.