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Interim Senior Reporting Manager

Job Title: Interim Senior Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: LL92703_1540390146
Contact Name: Lucy Lawton
Contact Email: lucy@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

A leading media business require a temporary senior reporting manager to oversee the central Reporting & Accounting function for European entities.

Responsibilities:

  • Management of a team of 4
  • Ensuring timeliness and reliability of financial records, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports for all of the entities
  • Reviewing P&L, cashflow, balance sheet and supplementary submissions
  • Overseeing quarterly reporting to the Group
  • Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow
  • Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve reporting speed and quality to all stakeholders
  • Ensuring accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies, local and US GAAP
  • Liaising with the local Reporting & Planning, and local finance teams across the region to coordinate monthly closing activities
  • Supporting local finance teams with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting
  • Co-ordinating with advertising sales team to accurately report global and regional revenues
  • Reviewing and signing off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and SOX files
  • Complying with statutory and legal requirements: audit, tax, VAT and regulatory filings or information requests
  • Ensuring that procedures and controls are followed and maintained within finance and across the organisation, including SOX requirements

Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant with at least five years PQE
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly with a range of people across countries
  • Proven ability to manage a team and build relationships across the business
  • Financial reporting experience in a multi-site, multi-currency business