Management Reporting Team Leader

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Brentwood, UK
11 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Reporting Team Leader- 15 Month Fixed Term

Your new company
Established employer of choice in Central Essex

Your new role
You will specifically be responsible for leading the Management Reporting team of eight people, who provide support to all the UK business lines.
  • Ensuring all month-end Cognos pack preparation processes are completed by the team in line with group reporting deadlines
  • Reviewing and understanding the financial results for UK operations and presenting/discussing those results to/with finance business partners, where applicable
  • Review of P&L commentaries prepared by your team before distribution to sites, and supporting team of accountants with post month-end 'deep-dive' reviews - reviewing information gathered ensuring discussion is fully documented
  • Working with finance business partners, where applicable, to understand and explain variances to budget, prior month and prior year results
  • Continuous process improvement, including balance sheet and other reconciliation processes
  • Ensuring that a strong financial control environment is maintained and having a detailed understanding of all balances and material P&L variances under their control
  • Assisting with integration of new businesses into the SSC (when required)
  • Supporting UK FP&A team with the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes, and UK-wide adhoc and routine analysis and reporting requests

What you'll need to succeed
  • 3-5 years' PQE across general ledger accounting, financial reporting, management reporting, financial analysis and business support
  • Experience of managing mid-sized teams is desirable
  • Experience in working across multiple sites, working with multi-site personnel
  • Must be enthusiastic, personable and have excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Independent problem-solver/decision-maker; works without significant guidance. Able to identify root causes of issues and develop solutions to resolve issues efficiently
  • Must be a strong technical accountant with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on deadlines, demonstrating good organisational skills

What you'll get in return
£50-55k + 15% bonus.

This is a 15 month Fixed Term Contract. Applications will be considered from candidates on a one month notice.

What you need to do now
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