Group Reporting Accountant

07 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Job Description 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 40million.

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