Head of Group Reporting

Head of Group Reporting

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + pension, PHI, bonus

  • Contact:

    Jamie Carter

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A Large Manufacturing firm in Wolverhampton is seeking an ACA Qualified Accountant to join their Business as Head of Group Reporting. The Head of Group Reporting will earn salary in the range of £70k-£80k + pension + private health care / dental cover + annual bonus.

This is an exciting time to join the company as it goes through a period of growth and significant change. The role will suit a dynamic individual who can work closely with the CFO in ensuring the company's financial targets and objectives are met. You will be working closely with the controls group and divisional finance teams, responsible for providing financial analysis, insight and support to the Operational teams; including reporting, financial planning decision support, strategic direction, financial advice, investments, accounting and maintenance of financial controls with a particular focus on balance sheet reporting and the accounting controls for the UK.

Head of Group Reporting - Responsibilities

  • Providing financial support and advice to the UK management team, providing reporting and analysis to support decision making and Group reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with Group's accounting policies and procedures in line with US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, international accounting standards.
  • Technical accounting lead, subject matter expert supporting accounting reviews and preparation of supporting briefing papers.
  • Focal point for preparation of statutory accounts and tax submissions working with external advisors.
  • Reporting of actual performance against forecast and budget / long range plan with supporting analysis and commentary in liaison with the controls group, site finance and local management teams.
  • Development of a robust set of systems and tools to allow effective business planning and controlling.
  • Reporting on all aspects of the Balance Sheet including detailed account substantiation, control safeguards and risk assessments.
  • Proactively seek to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Management of two Reporting Analysts

Head of Group Reporting - Who are we looking for?

  • Ideally a Chartered Accountant (ACA) who trained with a recognised Audit firm ("1st movers" at Manager or Senior Manager grade are encouraged to apply)
  • Strong financial control skills and technical accounting experience
  • The natural ability to influence and develop relationships
  • Track record of people management
  • Experience of the manufacturing, aviation, aerospace, or automotive sectors is desirable

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