Head of Financial reporting

CPI Finance
Swindon, UK
18 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Head Of Financial Reporting & Control


£80,000 + £5k Car Allowance + OT Bonus 10%

The purpose of the Head of Financial Reporting & Control position is to lead, manage and develop the Financial and Regulatory Reporting Team, to ensure that it meets its objectives and to act as a member of the Finance Management Team.

The Role Includes:-
  • Producing:
    Monthly accounts
    Board reports - monthly finance packs and ad hoc analysis
    - annual report and accounts for Group and 7 subsidiaries
    - regulatory reporting and responding to ad hoc FCA requests for information
    -regulatory solvency monitoring
    - tax reporting and tax strategy management - CT, VAT, Payroll taxes
    - subsidiary management reporting, analysis and modelling
  • Managing Accounts Payable and Treasury / banking functions.
  • Managing 3 direct reports, with 4 indirect reports across Reporting and AP Teams.
  • Ensuring control framework in place and adhered to.
  • Advising and affecting the wider business via:
    • Debt Committee
    • Provider Payments Committee
    • Complaints provisioning group
  • Liaising with LLP to produce quarterly management accounts, annual accounts and manage solvency needs.
  • Supporting wider Finance Team in production of MI and analysis.
  • Lead any transformation activity in Financial Reporting processes, systems and controls.
  • ACCA, CIMA, ACA with 10+ years PQE and experience of Financial Reporting and Control
  • Qualified in practice (Big 4 desirable) and moved into industry or in a Financial services Blue Chip.
  • People management experience.
  • Knowledge of retail financial services
  • Knowledge of IFRS, financial services regulation and relevant tax legislation
  • Experience of retail financial services (desirable).
  • Experience of interacting with senior management, Executive Team and Board members.
  • Experience of contributing to and supporting finance transformation.
  • Experience of working with external Advisers.
  • Able to effectively manage and develop a team of people with varying levels of experience.
  • Able to build strong relationships with rest of Finance Team and with key contacts in the business.
  • Ability to influence decision makers within the organisation


This is a pivotal role within the business and there is good development available.

This company are a dynamic, fast-paced and growing business with huge ambition. And they believe this is all made possible by the brilliant people who are part of the family. They are investing heavily in the development of their people, continuously striving to give them the platform to reach their full potential. They also very proud of their culture, having recently placed in the Top 100 Best Companies to work for, coming 25th in the South West!
On top of offering a great place to work with bags of development opportunities, they also offer a highly attractive benefits package to reward staff for their hard work, which includes a competitive base salary, bonus, enhanced pension, healthcare and a range of other flexible benefits.

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