Head of Financial Reporting

Michael Page
Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
£70000 - £80000 per annum
28 Sep 2018
28 Oct 2018
Matt Taylor
Contract type
Part time

As Head of Financial Reporting , you will be responsible for the statutory accounting for a large corporate business to ensure reporting deliverables are met and understood

Client Details

Our client is a large corporate seeking to hire the best of the best within reporting, with a strong footprint across Europe, they're firmly established in their market and are gearing up for their next growth phase.


Reporting to the Finance Director of this large corporate, the Head of Financial Reporting position is a high profile hire requiring an ambitious and technically sound finance leader.

The position requires a self-starter who is able to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders at a senior level across the business and within the team to ensure reporting deliverables are met and understood. You will have exceptional technical ability with a good knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP.

As Head of Financial Reporting , you will be responsible for the statutory accounting for with key duties including but not limited to:

  • Managing a team of qualified accountants with direct exposure to the CEO, CFO and FD

  • The preparation of statutory accounts for UK companies, ensuring timely audit sign off

  • Ensuring the company is compliant with current accounting developments and ensure senior finance management understand the impact of these changes on the business

  • Providing guidance on complex accounting issues

  • Driving improvement in all statutory reporting activities

  • Ad hoc projects as and when required

In addition you will be significantly involved in:

  • The production of the Preliminary Results, Interim Report and Annual Report to shareholders

  • The production of the monthly Group consolidated financial results and the publication of the monthly data to the Board of Directors and others

  • The Budget and Forecast processes

  • Instruction and review of regional reporting submissions


To be considered for the position of Head of Financial Reporting , candidates must be/have:

  • ACA/ICAS/ACCA Qualified

  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP at all levels

  • Strong communication skills

  • A stable career history which ideally shows internal promotions

Job Offer

  • Up to £80,000 base salary
  • Car/Car Allowance
  • Bonus
  • Competitive pension
  • Private healthcare for individual and immediate family from day one

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