Group Reporting Analyst

Location
England, Surrey, Egham
Salary
£55000 - £70000 per annum + inc car plus bens
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Ref
14053582/001
Contact
Michael Ternent
Job Role
Group Accountant
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Global market leader based near Egham.

Broad group finance role including monthly reporting, management accounting, performance reporting, budgeting and forecasting.

Client Details

Global market leader based near Egham.

Description

Responsibilities include:

To assist with regular internal monthly reporting for the Group. This will involve reviewing country submissions, resolving issues, writing commentary and explaining movements. The regular reporting requirements include monthly management accounts, Flash accounts, trading performance report, budgets and forecasts.

To assist with external reporting including the Group statutory accounts and year end audit. This may involve preparing statutory disclosures, preparing audit schedules, and checking the accounts. It also involves taking sole responsibility for reporting to shareholders at the half year and year end.

To have strong knowledge of IFRS and be able to support the countries when we need to implement a new standard or when we make an acquisition. Provide advice on the most appropriate accounting for new transactions or events.

To support the country finance teams with any accounting queries and help them to understand the group reporting requirements for actuals and budgets. Development will come from working more closely with country finance teams to understand the operational challenges and how these are reflected in the results.

To manage the bottom up budget process for the Group. This involves writing the instructions and working with the systems manager to design the reporting pack. Manage the consolidation of the submissions and prepare consolidated reports for senior management.

When time allows focus on improving our processes. For example improve reports to make them more automated or clearer, implement new reports to improve controls over the integrity of numbers or perform analysis to better understand the numbers from the countries. Assist with documenting our processes and policies.

Respond to ad hoc queries as required. These requests may come from shareholders, regional Finance Directors, country finance teams or other finance teams at the Head Office.

Profile

Qualified accountant with post-qualification experience.

Group consolidation experience

Strong IFRS knowledge

Strong Excel skills

Job Offer

Base and car to £70,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits

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