Financial Instrument Expert (Senior Manager/Director) - Paris

 Location: France
 Salary: Competitive + relocation assistance
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent are currently recruiting for a French speaking Senior Manager or Director with a solid background and knowledge in Financial Instruments for an opportunity that has arisen with a leading Consultancy firm based in Paris, France.

You will be based in the department which provides expertise and advice about financial instruments to banks, investment service providers, insurance companies, asset management companies as well as to some industrial and commercial companies with regard to accounting, financial reporting, prudential and financial risk management obligations applicable to them.

The specialists in this department intervene, in particular to advise the professionals of the firm and its customers in the consideration and operational implementation of these obligations, accompanying them in their projects, from the definition to the operational application of accounting standards.

Responsibilities of the Financial Instruments Expert – Senior Manager/Director

  • Conduct technical consultations on IFRS accounting principles under the supervision of experienced professionals
  • Ensure a normative and regulatory watch for our professionals and our customers
  • Develop deliverables on IFRS accounting issues and training and information materials for clients and professionals
  • Participate in the publication of articles and the organization of conferences on your areas
  • In collaboration with other departments, develop the "Financial Instruments" service offering
  • If necessary, take part in audit and / or advisory missions for clients on topics requiring strong expertise in Financial Instruments

The profile of the Financial Instruments Expert – Senior Manager/Director

  • University degree in economics/finance
  • 8+ years of experience in a Big 4 firm and/or in a credit institution or in corporate treasury
  • You have good experience and a strong appetite to understand and analyse financial instruments in all components (business, strategy, risk management, accounting, etc.)
  • Your curiosity and critical thinking will be useful for analysing data and information
  • Diplomacy and persuasiveness will be essential in your day-to-day professional relationships, you will also need to know how to work well in a team
  • The quality of customer service (external or internal) is a real source of motivation for you
  • You know how to be autonomous in your work and prioritize priorities. You know how to organize and carry out multiple tasks head-on
  • You are motivated and have the ability to supervise and grow junior team member(s)
  • You are fluent in French and have a very good level of English, both verbal and written

If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to hear more about, please get in touch today. Call Nicola Goedkoop on +44 141 648 9414 or email    

Is this job for you?

We’re looking for:
Senior Manager, Director, Financial Instruments, Banking, Credit Institution, Corporate Treasury, Financial Services, IFRS Accounting, Risk, Big 4 or Top 10 experience.

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Principal Consultant - International

Nicola Goedkoop

Nicola is one of the founding members of Meraki Talent and is a key member of our International Accountancy and Finance division, where she focuses on Assurance. She started her recruitment career in 2010 and loves building strong relationships in her network.