Group Reporting Lead

Job Title: Group Reporting Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnham, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -052021-2571100_1620287788
Contact Name: Michael Ternent
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 06, 2021 08:56

Job Description

International business is recruiting an ACA qualified Group Finance specialist based near Farnham.

Broad group responsibilities including both internal and external reporting.

Client Details

International business is recruiting an ACA qualified Group Finance specialist based near Farnham.


Key responsibilities in the Group Financial Reporting role include:

External reporting:

  • Preparation of Group Annual Report and statutory reporting notes and the speed, accuracy, and cadence of their compilation
  • Group statutory half-year and year-end reporting cycle ensuring business submissions received are materially accurate, produced to deadline and comply with policies and applicable IFRS financial reporting requirements. Deliver a substantial reduction in audit turn-around times through process improvement.
  • Support with preparation for Group investor financial communications
  • Separate statutory reporting for approximately 20 group companies
  • Impairment testing across the group

Internal reporting:

  • the preparation of the monthly Group consolidated cash flow in the Group's reporting system, liaising with the systems accountant on improving the system cash flow logic
  • the preparation of consolidated cash flow forecasts and budgets, working closely with treasury and counterparts in the business
  • the technical parts of the monthly consolidation (such as IFRS 16)
  • group recharges


  • the design and implementation of an internal control framework and the related self-assessment, dispensation requests and action plans. Once establish monitor and support the operating effectiveness of this control.

Technical accounting:

  • certain routine and non-routine accounting papers ahead of half year and full year reporting. Assist with updating the accounting manual.

Ad hoc project support:

  • for M&A and process improvements and legal simplification. Identify and propose improvements and efficiencies in existing processes.


To be considered you will be:

Qualified accountant

Good exposure to IFRS

Experience in a group role after qualification

Job Offer

Competitive salary