Head of Group Reporting - Central London

Recruiter
Arnold Ash Ltd
Location
London
Salary
125000.00 GBP Annual + GBP90k plus 30% bonus and benefits
Posted
07 Mar 2017
Closes
29 Mar 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Group Reporting - Central London

A market leading PE backed Infrastructure Leasing business is looking to engage a Group Reporting Accountant (directly reporting in to the Group FC and managing the team) for Group Consolidations and internal and external Reporting in a multi country, multi-currency environment. This Privately owned business is a FTSE 250 equivalent so you must be Big 4/Audit trained and have gone on to have experience in Industry in a FTSE business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of the annual consolidated statutory financial statements, including external disclosure notes
  • Plan the year-end processes, including liaison and key point of contact with the external auditors; preparing the external audit and reporting timetable
  • Preparation of supporting audit documentation including accounting papers to assist with audit close process
  • Preparation and review of IFRS reporting and accounting papers for year-end; discussing with audit team
  • Managing end-to-end delivery of Group statutory accounts
  • Preparing Investor Communications
  • Supporting External Communications through preparing briefing notes and explanatory schedules
  • Preparing regular update papers to the Audit Committee and external auditors with regards to significant business transactions
  • Advising on technical accounting treatment of business decisions, including international business operations, acquisitions and disposal
  • Ensure Group compliance with relevant international accounting standards
  • Support and communicate the development, setting and maintenance of IFRS financial accounting/reporting policies group wide, including creation of a Group Reporting Manual
  • Coach and assist in the development of the group financial accountant in IFRS technical areas
  • Dealing with ad-hoc accounting queries from the finance teams
  • Providing accounting advice on business transactions & subsequent accounting for any acquisitions/disposals
Skills and Requirements:
  • ACA Qualified or similar
  • IFRS and Group consolidation experience required
  • Strong technical accounting experience
  • Experience in external financial reporting role at a public company (FTSE100/250)
  • Technically minded with up to date IFRS knowledge, as well as possessing practical industry experience and skills
Full Job Spec and company information on application.