Group Financial Reporting Manager

Group Financial Reporting Manager

Job Title: Group Financial Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: 10169/001_1547466350
Contact Name: Josh Stirrett
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 14, 2019 11:45

Job Description

Resourcery Group are working in partership with a leading regional business to recruit a Group Financial Reporting Manager. The role will act as a stepping stone and launch pad for your career as part of a fast-track to bigger roles internally and externally.

Resourcery Group are working as a trusted partner to a sub-£400m t/o FTSE-listed, multi-divisional consumer services business working across multiple, complex markets. The business has experienced exponential growth in recent years benefiting from the trend towards online retail and the ever-changing shopping habits of the UK consumer.

As a result of internal progression and succession planning, the opportunity has now arisen to join a leading UK business at a critical stage in the Group's development and life cycle, taking charge of a capable and ambitious team of 5 as Group Financial Reporting Manager. The scope of the role is wide, but it is critical that applicants possess demonstrable hands-on experience of:

  • managing Group statutory reporting, producing the Group consolidated and individual statutory accounts
  • production of Annual Reports, Audit Committe papers etc including preparation of investor decks and analysis
  • being the key contact point with external auditors
  • reviewing and reporting accounting regulation changes. ensuring the business is up to date from a technical perspective

You will also be responsible for Tax and Treasury including:

  • detailed cash flow forecasting and the quarterly re-forecasting process
  • management of cash balances, including monitoring bank covenants
  • being the key contact for taxation matters (VAT, Corporation Tax, PAYE/NI)

Working closely with the Group Financial Controller the Group Financial Reporting Manager will take responsibility for:

  • management and financial reporting, production of performance reporting, monthly account packs, including all analysis, commentary and insight comparing actuals to budget/forecast.
As such you will be a proven cross-functional stakeholder manager capable of demonstrating your influence over a diverse Group of stakeholders.

Applicants should be:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified having worked in Practice
  • Possess IFRS, UKGAAP, Corporation Tax, VAT knowledge
  • Possess a strong technical background and experience of producing consolidated and individual statutory accounts, the Annual Report and Audit Committee papers
  • Capable of managing a team of >5 accountants
  • A proven stakeholder manager and business influence
  • Career-orientated and looking to progress towards Financial Controller in the next 3 years

This is a career-defining opportunity with one of the UK's best known and most-loved businesses.