Head of External Reporting

Recruiter
Clarks
Location
Street, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
1187604121
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of External Reporting
Up to £70,600

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us as the Head of External Reporting, reporting to the Group Finance Director. The role oversees the delivery of the Annual Report and all subsidiary statutory reporting including managing the audit process. Responsibility extends to ensuring compliance with the Group accounting policy across an complex international Group business and ensuring no surprises at year end. The role will have responsibility for the Finance systems team helping to drive efficiency across financial reporting. Accounts for the Board.

About you

You will be a qualified accountant with at least 5 years post qualification experience so a senior manager with strong experience and technical knowledge being conversant with the preparation of annual reports and accounts for the Board. You will be up to date with compliance legislation and work diligently and efficiency to ensure internal compliance and protect our business the Group reputation meeting statutory reporting regulations.

A proven track record in improving reporting standards and the implementation of changes to the reporting processes are essential.

Your communication skills will be second to none and you must be happy in delivering to and presenting detailed information to other Senior Managers and Board members.

Life with us

Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand. We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries - everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world's biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we're still owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset - where the Clarks business began. Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.

The benefits

As well as development opportunities, pension and a competitive salary, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits. These range from 25 days' holiday (plus bank holidays) to discounted healthcare. And, as everyone loves new shoes, you'll also get a very healthy discount on our products.

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