Senior Financial Reporting Manager

Location
City of London
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
15 Nov 2016
Ref
MP1
Contact
Meera Patel
Function
Finance
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager
*Preparation of the annual consolidated statutory financial statements, including external disclosure notes
*Plan the year-end processes, including liaison and key point of contact with the external auditors; preparing the external audit and reporting timetable
Preparation of supporting audit documentation including accounting papers to assist with audit close process, co-ordinate responses as required from local accounting and divisional business unit teams
Preparation and review of IFRS reporting and accounting papers for year end; discussing with audit team
Managing end-to-end delivery of Group statutory accounts
Preparing Investor Communications; including Quarterly Trading Statements
*Supporting External Communications through preparing briefing notes and explanatory schedules
*Preparing regular update papers to the Audit Committee and external auditors with regards to significant business transactions.
*Advising on technical accounting treatment of business decisions, including international business operations, acquisitions and disposal.
*Ensure Group compliance with relevant international accounting standards
*Support and communicate the development, setting and maintenance of IFRS financial accounting/reporting policies group wide, including creation of a Group Reporting Manual
*Coach and assist in the development of the group financial accountant in IFRS technical areas
*Dealing with ad-hoc accounting queries from the business units and finance teams
*Providing accounting advice on business transactions & subsequent accounting for any acquisitions/disposals


The successful candidate will ideally come from a Big 4 background, be a qualified candidate and have had experience in the retail industry.