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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Financial Reporting Manager

Nationwide, UK
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Company: WILLCOX MATTHEWS LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £375/day tbd at interview

We have been tasked by our client, in supporting them with their search for a Financial Reporting Manager to join their expanding team.

(Home-based with some office visits - Sunderland/ Edinburgh)

Onboarding timescales of 4 weeks

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 25th April 2022

Duties & Responsibilities

Principal Accountabilities The principal accountabilities of the successful candidate are:

* Responsible for the integrity and assurance of the financial ledgers and financial controls.

* Lead the planning for UK and Ireland's financial reporting processes, including monthly reporting, formal forecasts, medium-term plan and investment survey. For these processes, lead the consolidation of the asset teams' results to present the total view.

* Deliver monthly and quarterly reporting, formal forecasts, medium-term plans and investment surveys, including their submission into the financial systems of our shareholders

* Manage and lead the change in the financial systems used with UK and Ireland including contributing to the establishment of new companies within the reporting systems.

* Lead the identification and implementation of continuous improvements to processes and information to meet changing customer needs.

* Work with Finance Shared Services (FSS) to determine which activities can be transferred to the FSS team.

* Manage the provision of external audit requirements to quality and time and the identification and delivery of improvements to this process.

* Ensure that accounting policies are created, developed, implemented and operating effectively across UK and Ireland.

* Plan and lead the statutory accounts process for UK and Ireland and the production of those accounts under UK/ROI GAAP to ensure a smooth audit process and timely completion.

* Liaise with the Senior Tax Manager to ensure tax compliance of UK and Ireland

* Lead the development of the Financial Reporting & Planning knowledge to keep ahead of changes to standards and laws.

* Deliver documentation on the team's key processes

The Individual

* Must have an accounting qualification (ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA) with several years' post-qualification experience in a similar role.

* Very strong knowledge of both UK GAAP and IFRS, experience of preparing statutory accounts and the confidence to apply them to practical examples is essential

* Strong experience of implementing and developing accounting policies, processes and systems.

* Must have experience of presenting detailed financial information to finance and non-finance audiences up to Director level, adapting the message accordingly.

* Must have experience of leading the delivery of financial planning and analysis, including financial modelling.

* Ideally will have line management experience or can demonstrate leadership capability through experience of coaching and mentoring colleagues.

* Experience of the energy or services industry is desirable.

Functional / technical skills

Able to manage, coach, mentor and develop and small team of finance professionals.

Able to provide robust but diplomatic challenge to managers, based on evidence and analysis.

Have consulting skills to ask the right questions and get to the route of issues.

Able to work as part of a team across different business functions and with colleagues at Director level.

Able to work in a fast paced organisation and prioritise conflicting activities.

Strong attention to detail.

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Act with complete integrity and confidentiality.

Committed to continuous improvement and development of skills and knowledge.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV - or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don't hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions - Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK
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