Head of Group Reporting - International FTSE

Recruiter
Barribal Associates Ltd.
Location
Central London, London
Salary
70000.0000
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
11 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This Listed, International group is embarking on a programme of transformation and business growth and consequently this new role has been created to lead the internal and external reporting activities. The successful candidate will work closely with senior financial management team in both London and overseas.

Leading the planning and delivery of the monthly management reporting as well as the annual and half yearly statutory financial statements will be core activities for the role, along with the creation of important Investor Relations activities.

JOB PURPOSE

The role is key to delivering the internal reporting that enables the business to make effective decisions on a timely basis. Our external financial reporting is key to informing investors about our business and managing their expectations - consequently this new role encompasses the core activities usually associated with financial reporting as well as Investor Relations. The creation of a fit-for-purpose investor relations function is key to effectively managing external expectations. This will involve a degree of modelling of our expected results and working alongside peers responsible for the budgeting and forecasting activities. This role involves leading, motivating and helping a team perform beyond their expectations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Lead and motivate a team

• Create a culture to continuously improve the activities of the team

• Manage the creation of the monthly internal reporting

• Pro-actively look at future accounting standards and their impact on the group

• Ensure compliance with the covenant reporting requirements

• Own the relationship with the external auditors

• Provide insight to the business explaining variances to budget

• Drive a continuous improvement culture across finance

You will be fully qualified, probably from the Big 4 and be of Senior Manager level looking to make a move into commerce & industry, or having already made the move, come from an international business in a technically challenging role.

The ideal candidate would be an intelligent, confident, "can-do" practical individual and a strong team player who is prepared to get their "hands dirty" and lead by example. Most importantly, is your commitment to delivery, coupled with a career focussed desire to succeed within a demanding, international environment.

Barribal Associates and the organisations it represents are fully committed to equal opportunities and encourage applications from any age, disability, gender, marital status, race, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.