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External Reporting Manager

Job Title: External Reporting Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JM291021_1635542918
Contact Name: Jason Mitchell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly impressive and dynamic plc, currently undergoing an exciting period of change and investment, is looking to source a top calibre External Reporting Manager to join this high-profile team.

This individual will manage external reporting and support the wider finance team to deliver the audit and consolidation process, statutory reporting, and controls process.

Main duties include:
* Producing board papers and weekly commercial updates
* Applying strong commercial acumen to identify relevant issues and ensuring accuracy in reporting
* Presenting data as high quality commentary
* Supporting the CFO and wider finance team in delivering the agenda, e.g. standardised reporting, developing best practices and use of automation
* Supporting the Group Finance team in lender reporting
* Set up and maintain the internal finance accounting manual under FRS102
* Prepare Group for transition to IFRS from FRS102
* Working closely with Strategy team on projects involving financial modelling, investment appraisal
* Supporting the M&A teams
* Manage Company Secretary requirements

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/Qualified
* Experience of Group consolidations
* Exceptional communication skills, capable of building relationships with senior stakeholders
* Career minded and self-motivated
* Proactive and positive approach to problem solving
* Strong attention to detail
* Highly self-motivated and strives to continually improve ways of working

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