Financial Reporting Manager

Employer
Karro Food Group
Location
North Yorkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Nov 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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A new opportunity has arisen as part of the further expansion of our group finance team within the 850 Food Group (Karro and Youngs Seafood) reporting to the head of financial accounting and control. You will be required to take the lead, with your one direct report, in providing high quality technical accounting expertise and play a key role in delivering accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting and support a strong financial control environment for the group. This will require the strong relationships to be developed across the wider finance teams and business.

Key responsibilities:

Lead and manage the production of all group and subsidiary statutory financial reporting ensuring accuracy, adherence to deadlines, technical and business relevance

Ensure that all disclosures in the financial statements are supportable and are of audit quality

Assist in the writing and checking of strategic reports and directors' reports

Help drive the accounting policies of the group and develop the accounting policy manual so that it remains fit for purpose

Work with the tax accountant to ensure statutory responsibilities are met to a high standard and compliance risk to the group is minimised

Work with the group reporting finance manager and all sites, assisting in development of accounting and financial policy

Create a vision and direction for the finance team, challenging the status quo and driving continuous improvement

Day to day lead for the external audit of the financial statements, managing the relationship with the audit team and other professional services providers as required

Deputise for the head of financial accounting and control where business needs require

Ad hoc projects as required

Essential skills and experience:

ACA (+ post qualification experience either within practice or industry)

Audit experience preferable

Flexible, able to consistently meet deadlines whilst remaining consistently motivated and focused on delivery

Excellent technical accounting skills

Able to delegate effectively

Able to work proactively either independently or as part of a team

Provides appropriate solutions to problems, combined with proven experience of decision making

Appreciates the concept of materiality together with the benefit of detail

Appreciates an excellent control environment and consistently aims for improvement

Demonstrates initiative and maximises opportunities for improvement

Able to build and maintain effective working relationships quickly and effectively with colleagues

Objective, maintains unbiased approach and displays integrity at all times

Excellent communicator (both written and in verbal form to a wide variety of audiences including those at the highest level), whilst also able to adapt style to suit situations

Benefits include:

Competitive salary

25 days holiday per year (plus public hols)

Competitive contributory pension

Life assurance scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group is a major UK food business, employing c. 5,500 people over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland and generating turnover of £1.2bn. Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked meat products, and, following its recent acquisition of Young's Seafood, is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally
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