Group Reporting Manager

Job Title: Group Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
REF: RB676_1582211658
Contact Name: Rahela Begum
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a Group Reporting Manager for a global media business, for a 12 months FTC based in Central London.

  • Working within the Group Reporting Team and with 22 Business Units to deliver the monthly consolidation
  • Collaboration with other Group functions including Tax, Legal, Treasury and FP&A
  • Leading on US GAAP accounting assessments and implementing ongoing technical accounting projects
  • Supporting on the preparation of quarterly Revenue and Lease disclosure templates to senior Finance stakeholders in the US for inclusion in external filings
  • Working closely with Business Units on the completeness, accuracy and compliance of monthly Revenue and Lease variables in accordance with US GAAP
  • Leading the income statement and balance sheet analytical review
  • Oversight of monthly assessments of Business Unit and Headquarters legal and restructuring provisions
  • Preparing the reporting for the monthly working capital reviews
  • Taking a lead on the reporting and execution of cross-border loan transactions
  • Leading in the preparation, filing and liaison with auditors for UK FRS 102 and other statutory accounts
  • Ownership of all intercompany transactions and reconciliations including monthly mismatch reports
  • Assist with process changes in the Group Reporting Team to improve effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Preparation of SOX reporting to management for the key controls in Group Reporting Team on a monthly and periodic basis
  • Completion of complex US GAAP calculations on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis (e.g. defined benefit pension accounting, impairment of long-lived assets etc.)
  • Providing ad-hoc support to the Head of Group Reporting for projects and other deliverable

Essential requirements

  • A qualified accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent, with 6+ years post-qualified experience
  • Proven experience in a Group Finance function and working/developing within an international corporate environment

  • IFRS and UK GAAP technical accounting experience

  • Experience using IBM's Cognos Controller and TM1 tools

  • Advanced Excel skills in data compilation and aggregatio


  • Exposure to US GAAP would be a benefit

  • Experience in a multinational ideally with a US listing

  • Experience with AX365 and prior versions