Financial Reporting Analyst

Michael Page Finance
Brighton, UK
15 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity to join one of Sussex' most sought after employers as a Financial Reporting Analyst to support the production of quarterly and annual statutory reporting. Outside of peak reporting periods you will also get involved in a range of financial reporting process improvement projects.

Client Details

Our client is a market leading financial services company that takes pride in being there for their customers and puts social responsibility at the heart of the organisation.

It's an employer that supports and encourages agile working and trusts its staff with the autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.


The purpose of this role is to support the Financial Reporting Managers within the Statutory and Regulatory Reporting team in the production of quarterly/annual statutory and/or regulatory results and contribute to organisation wide Finance projects. The primary focus of this role, outside of peak reporting periods, is financial reporting process improvement.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Completion of key deliverables for the statutory/regulatory reporting process as assigned by the Financial Reporting Manager.
  • Ensure reporting is performed to agreed levels of accuracy. Adopt a proactive approach to delivering innovative timescale and process efficiencies.
  • Work with the Auditors from a financial reporting perspective and ensure all requirements are delivered to agreed quality levels.
  • Apply IFRS technical knowledge to all reporting and ensure it is in line with new standards.
  • Take a proactive approach to identifying process improvement opportunities both within and outside own team's processes; ensure ideas are raised, discussed and prioritised in appropriate forums.
  • Collaborate with Financial Reporting Manager, Finance Change and other members of wider Finance community to drive improvements.
  • Contribute on behalf of the reporting team as directed by the Financial Reporting Manager to group, business and internal projects. Provide insight on financial reporting processes, ensuring requirements are considered and included in project plans.
  • Challenge self to deliver innovative timescale and process improvements, contributing to the ongoing review of processes to establish efficiencies within the financial reporting team, whilst maintaining control and quality.

  • Newly Qualified Accountant
  • Ideally with Financial Reporting knowledge in Financial Services
  • Current IFRS reporting requirements and upcoming standards
  • Ability to manage and structure large volumes of data for business insight.
  • Ability to proactively manage own workload.

Job Offer

Good basic salary with generous benefits package which includes; pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses

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