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Senior Group Reporting Manager

Job Title: Senior Group Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
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Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14105096_1597674185
Contact Name: Tim Hand
Contact Email: timhand@michaelpage.com
Job Published: August 17, 2020 15:23

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a technically strong Senior Group Reporting Manager to join a rapidly growing business based in Bristol. This role will be challenging and require a high level of resilience to combat the pace of the environment.

Client Details

Our client, based in Bristol, is a rapidly expanding business with a fast paced culture. The business is undergoing change and they have a need to strengthen their group reporting function. The position of Senior Group Reporting Manager will be key moving forward with a need to improve processes and the statutory requirements.

Description

As Senior Group Reporting Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the External Group Reporting timetable, working closely with internal stakeholders to deliver on-time and accurate submissions to 3rd parties - including covenant reporting and monthly reporting submissions
  • Being the Group's go-to IFRS Accounting Lead , researching requirements and presenting options and impact to senior stakeholders. Leading the relationship with advisors as needed
  • Lead the Group's Statutory Account requirements , with responsibility for Group consolidation and ensuring all entities are filed on time and accurately. Lead the relationship, process and approval with the external auditors and assist subsidiaries in the use of the statutory accounting software
  • Responsibility for developing Group reporting capability , managing and empowering a small team
  • Finance Representative , liaising with Finance Management to ensure information submissions and reporting requirements are delivered on-time
  • Communicating with clarity the requirements and timings of reporting to senior stakeholders, actively managing meeting deadlines
  • Work with the wider finance team to integrate financial reporting, driving efficiency through standardisation and automation
  • Developing and driving a culture of change for "Finance as the Place to Be" to progress, feel empowered and have ownership

Profile

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) with at least 5 years PQE;
  • Experience of multi-entity IFRS consolidation, and a real interest in getting under the skin of the accounting requirements;
  • Experience of managing multiple Funding (debt and equity) stakeholder requirements, including covenant reporting;
  • Experience working with ERP systems, preferably Workday;
  • Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment and who is comfortable proposing, justifying, initiating and implementing change;
  • Team player - good open communicator and collaborator - keeps colleagues up-to-date, shares and learns without prompting;
  • Diligent with a preference for attention to detail, and be willing to dig and investigate at depth to resolve problems.

Job Offer

Attractive package