Career Opportunities

Group Accounting Policy Lead

London, GB Full-Time Finance

About Marex

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights and analytics.

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Role Summary

To take ownership of the accounting policies of the consolidated Marex Group plc and the subsidiaries within the Group. Review the accounting policies of each location, which may need to comply with local GAAP and review the accounts to ensure compliance. Document the accounting policies for technical accounting or reporting areas for inclusion into the financial statements.

Provide input into new business initiatives from an accounting policy perspective to ensure that the Group can support new business. Provide accounting policy input for new acquisitions. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Maintain the accounting policies of the Group and assess the Group’s compliance with IFRS policies
  • Determine the impact of new accounting policies and assess how they would be integrated into the Group’s existing accounting policies
  • Provide assistance to other parts of finance and in particular legal entity control where required
  • Act as a key intermediary between Marex and the auditors for accounting policy matters
  • Ensure that any accounting policy changes go through process and due governance
  • Optimise the accounting policies for the Group
  • Act as Finance representative in ad hoc programs including certain new business proposals including onboarding of potential acquisitions

Skills and Experience

  • Strong and extensive experience with IFRS
  • Some knowledge of UK GAAP, French GAAP, Singaporean GAAP and Hong Kong GAAP
  • Attention to detail and problem solving
  • Team player ensuring team members are supported and motivated
  • Good understanding of Finance systems, processes and ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Good communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to deal with Management and Front Office staff
  • Exposure to commodities trading and/or capital markets environment
  • Lead on accounting policy projects to either provide an accounting policy paper, or a valuation or acquisition report.


  • A collaborative team player, approachable, self-efficient and influences a positive work environment
  • Demonstrates curiosity
  • Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take a high level of responsibility in a fast pace and high-volume environment
  • Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others
  • Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness

Conduct Rules

You must:

  • Act with integrity
  • Act with due skill, care and diligence
  • Be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators
  • Pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly
  • Observe proper standard of market conduct
  • Act to deliver good outcomes for retail customers

Marex is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.