Group Reporting Manager

Location London
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Reference TOG-GRM_1617727657

The role of the Group Reporting Manager is to manage the statutory financial reporting requirements of the Group including consolidations, management of the annual audit process and the provision of technical accounting analysis and guidance.

What you can expect as our Group Reporting Manager

Financial Reporting

  • Oversight of the year-end statutory financial reporting preparation, including disclosures for 30+ Group entities
  • Preparation and review of Group consolidations at various levels for statutory reporting purposes
  • Planning and communicating the year-end reporting cycle ensuring reporting and filing targets are set and met on a timely manner
  • Management of the year-end audit process, including coordination with the audit team, managing deliverables and responding to queries
  • Management of external advisor relationships in connection with financial reporting such as external valuers
  • Ownership of all technical accounting analysis to ensure compliance with requirements, including preparation of technical accounting papers and provision of technical advice
  • Provision of guidance on the accounting for acquisitions, disposals and group restructuring
  • Responsibility for ensuring accurate accounting for investments in foreign subsidiaries
  • Preparation of IFRS cashflow statement.

Shareholder Reporting

  • Management of the group's financial reporting requirements to investors on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Maintain good working relationships with key investor Finance personnel to ensure requirements are understood and timelines are adhered to


  • Consolidation for monthly management accounts purposes
  • Assist the management accounts team with review and analysis at month-end
  • Ownership of reserve, financing, and IFRS 16 related accounts ensuring they are reconciled on a monthly basis


  • Assist Tax Manager with year-end tax reporting requirements, transfer pricing and other ad-hoc tasks

Team Management

  • Management of a qualified financial accountant, including oversight of their day-to-day activities and review of the work they produce
  • Provide technical guidance to help broaden their knowledge and understanding of financial reporting requirements

Process Improvement

  • Establish and document all financial reporting policies, procedures and controls
  • Develop processes to enable consistent, timely Group reporting
  • Identify and implement process improvements within the Group Reporting function

Finance Department Support

  • Resolution of accounting treatment discrepancies and setting up best practice techniques for management accounting departments to follow going forward
  • Subject matter expert for IFRS 16 accounting and other technical areas
  • As a senior member of the team, part of the control's framework ensuring that payments are reviewed and authorised adhering to segregation of duties protocol
  • Other ad-hoc finance related tasks

We'd love to hear from you if you've got

  • Strong technical IFRS knowledge
  • Practical experience of Group consolidations, including multi-currency considerations
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) with at least 5 years PQE
  • Understanding of accounting for acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and group restructures
  • Experience in managing the requirements of a year-end audit process

  • Ability to meet demanding deadlines, often with competing priorities, and adapts to business needs
  • Comfortable working with large volumes of data
  • Interest in process improvement and implementation of change
  • Advanced MS Office skills, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Knowledge of Navision, SAP, Salesforce (desirable)

  • A strong sense and awareness of control and attention to detail, balanced with an ability to see the bigger picture
  • Must be extremely diligent, reliable and self-motivated in nature
  • Excellent time management, planning and co-ordination skills are essential
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Flexible and adaptable in approach

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the commercial business
  • Mature and professional in nature
  • Capable of developing good working relationships with individuals at all levels both internal and external

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