Head of Group Reporting

Michael Page
05 Mar 2021
12 Mar 2021
JN -032021-2176637
Dominic Tivey
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The Head of Group Reporting provides first class financial reporting and analysis to support the needs of a significant business in a complex and fast changing market. This role will also encompass management of treasury matters as well as providing support to the Group Finance Director.

Client Details

Our client is a recognised healthcare provider


  • The role includes responsibility for the delivery of all external financial reporting, treasury management and maintenance of financial policies and controls
  • A key part of the role is to identify changes and improvements to reporting processes and requirements and leading the team to deliver on these - this may be driven by changes in IFRS, changes in shareholder reporting requirements or changes in accounting systems.
  • Regular external reporting deliverables include:
    • Monthly management accounts (IFRS and US GAAP)
    • Monthly shareholder reporting (US GAAP listed shareholder)
    • Reporting to lenders (monthly reporting and quarterly covenants)
    • Quarterly forecasting to shareholders
    • Annual statutory financial statements for the group and subsidiaries
    • Liaison with external auditors to ensure timely completion of annual audit process
    • Preparation of accounting papers for the Audit Committee
    • Annual delivery of the budget


To ensure success in the role, the successful candidate will have strong financial and technical acumen, combined with a commercial instinct. The successful candidate will need to be meticulous, and attention to detail is imperative. Experience of US reporting is preferred and experience of leading a group consolidation and reporting function in a healthcare or other multi-site environment would be an advantage.

Personality fit is key; we are looking for a self-starter who takes initiative, is motivated and is well organised.

Essential experience:

  • ACA or equivalent qualification
  • Significant post-qualified experience
  • Direct experience working in a similar Head of Group Reporting (or Group FC role in a smaller business)
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and expertise (IRFS, FRS101 and US GAAP
  • Strong Complex group consolidation experience
  • Excellent excel skills, knowledge of macros preferable

Job Offer

  • Competitive pay and benefits package
  • Ongoing learning, development and progression opportunities
  • Head of Group Reporting; Healthcare (Medical and Nursing); Office based in London

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