Head of Group Reporting

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Mar 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2021
Ref
JN -032021-2176637
Contact
Dominic Tivey
Job role
Group accountant
Sector
Healthcare
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

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

Description

  • 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

Profile

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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