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Interim Group Reporting Manager

Job Title: Interim Group Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London, England
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Salary: £450 - £600 per day
REF: KP23423_1568196143
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email: kishan@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with a well-known Advertising business that are looking for an Interim Group Reporting Manager. They have shown significant growth recently and need someone who has experience working in a fast-paced environment with US GAAP experience.

Key Responsibilites:

  • Leading group consolidation for the 22 International Business Units operating in Europe, Asia and Latin America in a timely, accurate and controlled manner
  • Overseeing preparation of UK and other necessary accounts, with all accounts across the 22 Business Units being reviewed before Directors are provided these
  • Significant support on a daily basis for International CFOs and Group Controllers on a range of topics
  • Clearing items with group and local level external auditors
  • Technical US GAAP for the group on a regular basis including new accounting pronouncements
  • Collaborating with International CFOs to develop restructuring cases for senior management approval
  • Working alongside HR and senior executive management to set compensation and reward schemes, and providing other support wherever required
  • Partnership with Tax and Legal on a number of matters close and non-close related
  • Supporting corporate transactions e.g. acquisitions, disposals, investments, treasury-related
  • Overseeing budgeting, forecasting, actuals reporting, daily transactions and cost management for HQ corporate cost centre, and wider support of Group FP&A
  • Driving successful completion of key projects (and determining new projects)

Key Skills:

  • A qualified accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent from a big-four background, with considerable post-qualified industry experience in a US listed multinational
  • Highly experienced in US Gaap, able to provide guidance in a timely manner to finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Considerable internal control and SOX experience
  • Proven track record of successful contributions to and leadership of projects
  • Able to support senior stakeholders across multiple businesses on a range of topics from technical to commercial
  • Advanced Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (e.g. pivot tables, v-lookup, SumIFs, indirect formulas, nested IF/OR statements, Power Pivot)
  • Deep experience using IBM's Cognos Controller and TM1 tools to consolidate group accounts, or a similar tool