Group Reporting Accoutant

Michael Page Finance
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a technology business in the Hertfordshire area are looking to recruit a Group Reporting Accountant on a permanent basis.

Client Details

Your role will be to manage the end-to-end process for the preparation of financial and management reporting for the Group, including:

  • Monthly financial reporting pack
  • Board reporting packs
  • Exec Flash Report
  • Corporate reporting to shareholders

You will be responsible for the coordination of planning activities, preparation of quarterly forecasts, the annual budget and corporate plan.


Day to day duties will include:

  • Manage the monthly reporting process, liaising with the other teams within the finance department
  • Production of monthly timetables and communicate with the wider finance team
  • Preparation of the monthly Financial Reporting Pack, Flash Report and Board KPI packs for presentation to the Executive Management Team and the Board
  • Prepare the summary commentary and variance analysis for inclusion in the monthly management reports
  • Actively improve the reporting process, always seeking out increased efficiency's and effectiveness in conveying the message to the business
  • Review monthly and forecast balance sheet and cashflow analysis and to actively improve the modelling for this
  • Assist the Head of Planning and Reporting in producing supporting analysis for the Board and Executive Team


Essential Experience

  • For this role you are required to be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with financial control experience
  • Industry experience is essential and you must have sound technical accounting skills
  • You must have strong Excel and data analysis skills
  • Excellent presentation skills with high attention to detail
  • To be successful in this role you must maintain a calm approach under pressure and have the ability to work in a fast passed, high pressured environment

Desirable Experience

  • Good knowledge of planning and reporting systems
  • Experience using Oracle

Job Offer

£50,000 basic salary plus additional benefits