Head of Group Reporting

Recruiter
Phoenix Medical
Location
Cheshire
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The PHOENIX Group is a pan-European pharmaceutical wholesaling and retailing company - one of the top 5 pharmaceutical wholesalers in the world. It operates exclusively in Europe with its UK headquarters based in Runcorn, Cheshire, from where they support the local business activities across a UK network of 14 distribution depots, over 500 retail community pharmacies and over 6,000 + staff nationwide.

We now have an opportunity for an accounting professional to join our Group Finance team as Head of Group Reporting at our UK Head Office in Runcorn.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller you will be responsible for all aspects of Group reporting. This will include the preparation of consolidated IFRS group accounts as well as UK statutory accounts for all of our subsidiary companies under FRS 101. Managing the annual reporting timetable you will act as a liaison between our Head Office in Germany and the UK Finance team. You will ensure that deadlines are communicated to the team, offer support in the implementation of new accounting standards / systems and ensure reports are delivered to strict deadlines.

We are looking for a fully qualified Accountant with experience of consolidation systems - Cognos is desirable. This is a technical role and will require you to be up to date with current accounting standards. IFRS and FRS 101 knowledge is essential and you will ideally have previous experience of SAP and SAP BW.

You will need to have good organisational and communication skills along with the ability to lead and build a high performing Group reporting team.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received

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