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External Reporting Manager

Job Title: External Reporting Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens & Bonus
REF: CG1709ERM_1631898042
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Our client, a fantastic brand with a loyal and ever-expanding customer base, currently undergoing an exciting period of change and innovation due to an upcoming IPO, is looking to source a External Reporting Manager in this new role. Working closely with the Head of Finance, CFO and Corporate Governance teams, you'll be responsible for producing external reporting for the newly-listed Group, including investor presentations, accounts and results.

The successful candidate will also oversee the controls and processes of the finance function, including month end, reporting timetables and ad hoc projects like ERP upgrades. You'll play a key part in reviewing and ensuring the efficiency of controls, reporting to the audit committee on actions and progress. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain some incredibly valuable experience, playing a pivotal role in this business' next chapter.

Main duties include:
* Reviewing and checking the monthly management accounts and Board decks for accuracy and consistency
* Implementing and managing key external reporting deliverables to shareholders, investors and auditors
* Facilitating Q&A documents for internal management
* Internal audit of the finance function, assessing effectiveness of key processes and controls
* Identifying risks and reporting on areas of concern

Skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA Qualified
* Experience in a PLC environment or within Big 4 auditing PLC clients
* Excellent organisational and planning skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines
* Confident and credible communicator, can build relationships with senior stakeholders
* Proactive self-starter
* Highly analytical with an inquiring mindset

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