Group Reporting Accountant

Expiring today

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
Rugby
Salary
38000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Investigo are delighted to be exclusively retained by a manufacturing business in Rugby. Our client a leader in its field are recruiting a Group Reporting Manager, who will be responsible for co-ordinating all aspects of Group Reporting, including the preparation of monthly consolidated Management Accountant, Cash Forecasting, Preparation of statutory accounts and other filing requirements for an international 12-company group with a turnover of circa GBP40million.

This is a newly created role which will report directly to the Group Finance Director. The successful applicant will have technical and practical experience of completing consolidations, a process driven mindset and a determination to hit deadlines and look to continually improve the reporting processes.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Consolidated Monthly Management Accounts, including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow and other relevant information;
  • Ensure data integrity within operating unit data submissions including identifying and investigating variances submitted;
  • Fortnightly Consolidated Cash Forecasting;
  • Daily Cash Balance Reporting for all Group Companies;
  • Co-ordination and consolidation of Annual Budget Process
  • Support operational finance teams to ensure consistency of policies and reporting requirements;
  • Managing the Group's auditors and the production of the statutory financial statements;
  • Oversight and active management of inter-entity balances to reduce forex adjustments
  • Providing narratives and explanations of trends
  • Provide hands on support of the balance sheet control process across the group;
  • Treasury management to ensure optimum utilisation of banking facilities across the group;
  • Quarterly Group VAT Return;
  • Corporation tax planning and collation of relevant info required for tax disclosures and computations
  • Prepare board packs
  • Working closely with the Group Finance Director on other ad hoc projects
  • Potential for accounting for Head Office accounts depending on quality/experience of candidate

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience of stat accounts production for consolidated group under UK GAAP / FRS102
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate well remotely;
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyse high volumes of data at high speed
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Aptitude to simplify, present and explain complex data
  • Autonomous with ability to manage upward communication
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivation and commitment as well as enthusiasm in supporting new processes and change
  • Excellent Excel skills and willingness to learn a new system