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Group Reporting Manager

Job Title: Group Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH73722
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email: dora.hepworth@handle.co.uk
Job Published: February 13, 2019 11:08

Job Description

The Group Reporting manager will be responsible for 2 Financial Accountants and will work closely with the Group Finance team to build effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders throughout the Group. They will play a key role in the monthly and annual reporting deliverables of the Group:

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for 2 Financial Accountants
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of actuals, forecasts and budgets for the Group.
  • Delivery of timely and accurate statutory reporting
  • Key Stakeholder management at all levels; Maintaining close working relationships and liaising frequently with the head office and subsidiary finance teams in order to ensure compliance with reporting requirements,
  • Deliver UK group wide financial results and assist with reporting and technical queries.
  • Review financial processes and controls within UK group.
  • Responsible for leading the audit
  • Design and implementation of process improvements initiatives
  • Review of tax returns
  • Provision of financial information for various other tax submissions/reports etc.
  • Other ad hoc reporting, analysis requirements, regular liaison with all aspect of finance

Professional Experience:

  • Experience of statutory financial reporting and consolidation in a complex multinational organisation obtained either through industry or practice
  • Experience of working with listed groups and/or public interest entities
  • Excellent awareness of current technical accounting and reporting requirements under IFRS and UK GAAP
  • A genuine interest in the Entertainment & Media sector

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent awareness of current and prospective technical accounting and reporting requirements under both IFRS and UK GAAP;
  • Strong working knowledge of new UK GAAP and IFRS - ability to understand and interpret accounting treatments for new transactions or policy changes.
  • Confident and flexible team player with the ability to influence at all levels;
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the genuine drive and commitment to improve the effectiveness of reporting processes;
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills; and
  • Good spreadsheet and IT skills (prior experience of using SAP would be an advantage, but training will be given as reg

Education:

Qualified accountant with extensive PQE (ACA or equivalent preferred)

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