Head of Financial Reporting

Michael Page
Derbyshire, Chesterfield
£75000 - £80000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance and Bonus
05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Matt Taylor
Contract type
Part time
Experience level

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

Client Details

Our client is a leading consumer-led business with a strong footprint across The UK and Ireland.


Reporting to the Finance Director of this large reputable company, 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 a FTSE listed business 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 basic
  • Car or car allowance
  • Very competitive bonus structure
  • Pension
  • Private healthcare for individual and immediate family
  • Staff discount