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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
The ISSB will deliver a global baseline of sustainability disclosures to meet capital market needs.
The IFRS® Foundation is accepting applications for the role of Technical Principal. Reporting to the Technical Director, the successful candidate will be accountable for the strategy, management and delivery of a group of projects related to the effect of technology on financial reporting and standard-setting.
Find out more about the role here.
Please send a detailed CV and covering letter outlining why you meet the requirements of the role, together with your salary expectations, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 24 February 2018
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