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Senior External Reporting Manager

Senior External Reporting Manager

Job Title: Senior External Reporting Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
REF: CGERM0907_1625846413
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a diverse and dynamic FTSE listed organisation, is looking to source a talented and technically strong Senior Finance Manager to join its team to handle full responsibility for external reporting, as well as driving improvements and become the go-to subject matter expert.

The role will provide exceptional technical accounting expertise across the business and to senior leadership teams, so you must therefore, possess excellent communication skills and a proven track record translating complex accounting principles to stakeholders without such strong financial knowledge. You'll also be leading an extremely talented group of accountants and must be well versed mentoring and managing high potential individuals.

Main duties include:
* Hands on production and delivery of Group financial statements at both half and full year, ensuring Board of Directors meet their legal requirements
* Ownership and development of the Group accounting policies manual including leading to projects to determine the impact of new and amended accounting standards
* Providing best in class technical advice
* Key contact for external audit team, ensuring delivery of relevant evidence
* Owning the preparation of subsidiary statutory accounts
* Involvement in ad hoc projects and continuous improvement initiatives providing a wide variety of challenges and experience

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA Qualified ideally from top 6 with at least 3 - 5 years' PQE
* External reporting experience; any transactional services knowledge would be advantageous
* Detailed understanding of IFRS and UKGAAP
* Confident, credible communicator, capable of building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
* Ambitious, self-motivated character

This is an exciting opportunity for a top calibre ACA/ACCA Accountant to join an organisation known for providing clear and rewarding career paths for those who consistently look to add value and fit seamlessly with company values.

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