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External Reporting Manager

Job Title: External Reporting Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £5.6k Car + 30% Bonus
REF: CG1605SMF_1558459315
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a diverse and dynamic FTSE listed organisation, is looking to source a talented and technically strong 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.

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 2 - 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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