Head of Financial Reporting

Job Title: Head of Financial Reporting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Reference: 3590810_1564061811
Contact Name: Claire Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 14:36

Job Description

Outstanding Opportunity: Head of Financial Reporting

Your new company
Employer of choice in central Essex

Your new role
Head of Financial Reporting

The Head of Financial Reporting will be a key member of the Group Finance team. They will perform a key role in transforming the Group in line with the wider business strategy and vision. They will be responsible for all aspects of financial reporting including: responsibility of oversight of the preparation of the Group`s consolidated annual report and trading subsidiary accounts including financial and non-financial information; and ownership of technical accounting matters.

  • Ownership of the Group half-year and year-end financial statements and preparation of the finance sections of the Annual Report
  • Project management of the full annual report process (including non-financial data)
  • Preparation of subsidiary statutory financial statements and other mandatory reporting for listed entity and large companies within the Group
  • Internal reporting: review of complex or high value Group journal entries and outputs (including input to the CFO report) and work closely with the Head of Reporting and Controlling to monitor and improve month on month financial information
  • Technical accounting, including: ensuring the Group financial statements are in compliance with requirements, preparation of the judgemental accounting items and reporting papers for consideration by the Audit and Risk Committee, technical oversight of the statutory financial statements

What you'll need to succeed

Be ACA Qualified, having trained within a Top 10 firm and already made the move into a commercial environment within a financial reporting role

Strong technical knowledge of financial accounting under IFRS and UK PLC reporting requirements
A keen attention to detail with a clear understanding of and commitment to robust data integrity and reconciliation
Strong analytical and communication skills with experience of influencing senior managers, whilst also skilfully coaching and guiding others through complex and challenging financial issues

What you'll get in return
up to £75-£80,000 + Pension + Car Allowance + Medical + Medical + Parking

What you need to do now
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