Head of Financial Reporting

Recruiter
Randstad Financial & Professional
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a leading alternative investment management firm, currently seeks a Financial Reporting Manager to be based in London. Your responsibilities will include: * External financial reporting with ownership of the Group half-year and year-end financial statements and preparation of the annual report. * Being a key point of contact for the external auditors and ensuring the facilitation of the Group external audit. * Internal reporting: review of complex or high-value Group journal entries and outputs (including the Board pack), as well as acquisition-specific areas. * Work closely with the Group reporting team to monitor and improve month on month financial information. * Play a lead role in the production of financial documents required for any transactions. * Technical accounting, including: ensuring the Group financial statements, preparation of the judgemental accounting items and reporting papers for consideration by the Audit and Risk Committee. * Oversight of the global statutory financial statements, writing technical memos/papers, acquisition accounting, advising and documentation/effectiveness testing of the Group's hedge accounting. * Effective team leadership: demonstrate leadership in business as usual * Assist or lead ad-hoc projects as required As such, the successful individual will have the following skills and experience: * Big 4 trained qualified accountant with superb technical IFRS knowledge and financial services client experience. * Strong consolidations and regulatory reporting exposure. * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as having previously managed teams. * An ability to identify problems and drive to follow them through to resolution. If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for an exciting opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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