Interim Group Reporting Manager

Job Title: Interim Group Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: N. W. London, London, England
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: KP565_1568017185
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with a global Technology firm that are currently displaying strong organic growth. They are currently looking for an Interim Group Financial Reporting Manager to help support the Group Financial Controller through implementation and set-up of their detailed Controls Framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility for the year end and half year end financial reporting processes, ensuring accurate financial reporting output in accordance with IFRS
  • Overall responsibility for the timing and accurate preparation of all financial information in the annual report
  • Overseeing the preparation of information for the year end audit and the interim review
  • Responsibility for the audit process, ensure deadlines are met and accurate information is provided to the Group's auditors on time
  • Overseeing the preparation of the financial statements for the Group's subsidiaries and ensure filing deadlines are met
  • Overseeing the preparation of monthly control packs as part of the month end process
  • Overseeing the preparation of the quarterly KPI information required for external reporting and liaising with key stakeholders such as Finance Director, Group Financial Controller and Investor Relations
  • Provide technical training within finance and outside of finance
  • Supporting technical updates and papers to the Audit Committee
  • Formulating accounting policy, in conjunction with the financial reporting accountant, providing technical advice and guidance to the rest of the business in relation to IFRS accounting treatments of various matters (including advising the business in relation to new commercial contracts)
  • Managing the performance and development of the financial reporting team (current 3 direct reports, 1 PT report)
  • Supporting the commercial team in the preparation of monthly, quarterly or budget/forecast information where required
  • Accounting for the Group's share schemes, advising on treatment of these schemes, including the employee's benefit trust
  • Reviewing and approval of expenses and payments
  • Support ad hoc initiatives such as implementing better financial controls

Key Skills:

  • Qualified ACA with 6+ years PQE
  • Strong academics; minimum 2,1 at degree level; High grades at A level
  • Strong technical knowledge of IFRS and experience of preparing/auditing financial statements under IFRS
  • PLC Experience Essential
  • Keen interest in technical accounting advancements and its implications in practice