Head of Group Reporting

Job details
  • Job Ref: Head of Group Reporting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Ilford
  • Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 pa

The Role

  • Own the group consolidation process preparing the consolidated group accounts across c150 entities, including Joint Venture and entity (UK and other territories) statutory accounts.
  • Prepare quarterly Consolidated management reports in a timely manner with underlying analysis around key areas & perform quarterly balance sheet reconciliation reviews
  • Lead the preparation of group statutory audit, and liaise with the audit team to ensure the smooth running of the process.
  • Develop and improve the Group's consolidation reporting function using current platforms of Excel and sourcing of new consolidation software where appropriate
  • Ensure appropriate accounting advice given for any transactions into Group e.g. acquisitions and subsequent inclusion in group consolidation, together with ensuring all shareholder, JV agreements are in place and reflect the business relationship
  • Liaise with Investments and Legal to prepare forward projections on a rolling 3 month basis to assist with cash flows and lending requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with FRS102, preparing technical papers for review and circulation on business activities and associated accounting treatment.
  • Undertake a technical review of accounting standards and assess their impact on Group accounting policies and reporting
  • Assist in implementing a head office department budget process and review
  • Regularly review and revise the Group accounting policies and accounting manual

The Candidate

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/ACMA Accountant with extensive PQE Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP (UK GAAP/FRS102 essential).
  • PQE Experience of consolidating a large number of entities- subsidiaries and joint ventures
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Problem solving, innovative thinking, able to see the wider business and commercial implications of ideas/projects.
  • Well-organised, able to manage complex projects and enable/monitor the contribution of others.
  • Basic experience of Corporation Tax
  • Experience of Coins accounting package would be desirable

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