Head of Group Reporting

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £450-£500 per day

  • Contact:

    Bhavan Aujla

  • Contact email:

    bhavan.aujla@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-11

  • Startdate:

    Immediate

ACA, chartered accountant, ICAEW, Big 4, EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, technical accounting, financial accounting, financial reporting, group reporting, accounting standards, group consolidation, group accounting, multi-currency, retail, statutory reporting, process improvement, stakeholder management, team management, leadership

 

Altum are supporting a rapidly growing, international retail Group in recruiting an interim Head of Group Reporting. The role will be for at least 3-4 months and there is a real potential for it to become a permanent role for the right person. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong technical accounting and reporting background in large, complex, multi-currency businesses to affect a fast-paced, growing and dynamic environment.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own and oversee the financial reporting requirements for Group
  • Ensure close collaboration and build strong relationships with the Group CFO, Group FD and the financial reporting teams
  • Create and implement a monthly management consolidation process of key financial reports at Group level
  • Ensure key parent company statutory reporting needs (e.g. month, quarter, year-end reporting processes) are satisfied 
  • Managing and developing the Financial Accountant direct report
  • Management of the annual audit process in collaboration with the FD
  • Delivering and filing of annual statutory accounts and tax returns for the UK and subsidiary companies as required
  • Collaborate with the ERP project team to support the project as a key player in shaping the output of the final solution for finance
  • Be the key technical accountant within the team
  • Own the reporting for the Group corporate office entity monthly, presenting to CFO / FD on the cost position
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems
  • Support on key projects and work-streams

 

Person Specification:

  • Qualified ACA (or equivalent) accountant
  • Technical in nature (Big 4 background as auditor or another technical financial services specialism)
  • Strong experience in a group financial reporting / group consolidation / group financial control environment for a large, complex, multi-currency international businesses
  • Hard-working, diligent and strong attention to detail
  • Retail experience preferred but not essential
  • Experience managing and developing a person / team
  • Culture fit is very important - flexibility, fantastic communication skills and lots of drive are a must

 

This role is an immediate start; however, candidates on a short notice period (1-2 weeks) will be considered. If you're interested in the role and fit the criteria then please don't hesitate to apply.

 

ACA, chartered accountant, ICAEW, Big 4, EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, technical accounting, financial accounting, financial reporting, group reporting, accounting standards, group consolidation, group accounting, multi-currency, retail, statutory reporting, process improvement, stakeholder management, team management, leadership