Global Research Manager

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Job no: 498976
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: London
Categories: Accountancy, Policy, Research, Strategy / Development

We’re currently recruiting for an Global Research Manager to join our Business Reporting team (part of our Professional Insights team).  This is a permanent role based in London.

The Professional Insights team is responsible for the anticipation and recognition of external developments in the business and regulatory environment in which ACCA operates, and for the development and delivery of high quality, professional and innovative research and thought leadership outputs on key issues positioning ACCA as a global leader in the accountancy profession.  The Business Reporting portfolio specifically focuses on Audit and Assurance, Corporate Reporting, Business Law and Taxation.


The job

On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Generating high-quality research content on audit and business law as well as other subject areas within the Business Reporting portfolio, which can be tailored for communication to ACCA’s internal and external audiences
  • Working with the wider Professional Insights team to ensure that content is delivered on time, on budget and in formats that will have maximum impact for ACCA
  • Providing technical support around the development of ACCA’s response in relation to consultations from key regulators and standard setting authorities
  • Influencing key external stakeholders, in particular national and international policy-makers, in the development of policies for the public good


The person

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is a professionally qualified accountant
  • Has knowledge and experience of the issues relevant to audit (essential) and business law (desirable)
  • Can evidence a growing network and profile in key communities within the Business Reporting portfolio environment
  • Has a track record in the creation and dissemination of content-rich research and brand management activities to business audiences, with experience of developing policy positions in relevant areas
  • Has strong organisational and project management experience and skills
  • Is flexible and versatile with the ability to deliver within a dynamic business environment
  • Has excellent interpersonal and team working skills with the ability to build strong relationships


The perks

And in working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Core benefits including private healthcare, pension and life assurance
  • Customisable benefits including health assessments, healthcare cash plan, dental cover, cycle to work scheme and much, much more
  • Flexible working and a great working environment


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