Financial Reporting Manager

Financial Reporting Manager

Job Title: Financial Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crewe, Cheshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 10301/002_1555409635
Contact Name: Louise Billett
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2019 11:13

Job Description

Resourcery Group are recruiting on behalf of a rapidly growing PLC to recruit a Financial Reporting Manager in Crewe, £45-50k plus package.


As Financial Reporting Manager you will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Finance Accounting team, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of reporting on a monthly basis. The role of the Financial Reporting Manager is to ensure integrity of the financial records and issue financial information of a high quality for the entities. Continuously improve the service and drive process improvement through management and operational efficiencies.


Critical areas of focus include but are not limited to:

  • Review of Balance Sheet reconciliations to timelines
  • Production of meaningful commentary for reporting packs
  • Providing and understanding any variances
  • Completion of duties to timetables


The role is expansive and covers:


Month End

  • Completion, consolidation and overview and management of Month-End process to deadlines
  • Review and analyse and P&L performance, Balance Sheet and KPI's
  • Variance analysis and commentary
  • Management and review of Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Responsible for the accuracy of the financial accounting and implementing technical or regulatory update


Group Reporting

  • Provide data and analysis to Group to agreed deadlines
  • Prepare and review Group Reporting and Board Pack


Year End

  • Lead the year- end audit, fulfilling all auditor information requests with no significant management points
  • Management and preparation of the Statutory Accounts
  • Year-end close down of nominal ledger in Codas and Cognos


Operational Support

  • Liaising with sites on stock, sales and other accounting queries
  • Business reviews with site managers


VAT & Tax

  • Monthly VAT return calculation, posting and submission to Group
  • Tax Packs on monthly basis
  • Weekly review of compliance on non-standard VAT sales
  • Review and monitor VAT & PAYE regulations and updates


Financial & Performance

  • Assist in the achievement of EBIT and cash flow by managing efficiencies.
  • Ensure a consistent approach is provided across all areas of the business to deliver and measure performance.


Successful applicants will:

  • Be a Qualified Accountant either CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • Possess excellent IT skills (VLOOKUP & pivot tables) and the ability to learn.
  • Posses analytical expertise in understanding complex issues and problem solving.
  • Possess Statutory Accounting experience.
  • Ideally have experience of manufacturing or distribution sectors
  • Have experience of using Cognos TM1