Group Reporting Manager

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Brentford, London
Industry: Accountancy, Accounting, Financial Reporting
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Job Type: Permanent (5 Months+)
ID: 1278
Posted: 08 Nov 2019

Job Description:

Our client, a leading Pharmaceutical firm, is seeking a Group Reporting Manager to support the preparation of the Group consolidated management and financial results. This is including the income statement, consolidated balance sheet, statement of changes in equity and statement of cash flows using data submitted by c450 entities for use in internal monthly reporting as well as external quarterly and annual reporting.

This role will be an initial contract until the end of March 2020 with the view to extend.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide additional balance sheet and cash flow related analysis for external and internal reporting, including preparation of Notes to the Accounts in the Financial Statements

  • Support the review of all financial data issued publicly as part of the quarterly and annual results process, including presentations, results releases and other corporate communications

  • Responsible for aligning and/or reconciling management results with externally reported results as necessary

  • Ensure the treatment of transactions is correctly reflected in the consolidated income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement (e.g. minority dividends paid/received, business combinations, group entity restructuring and intra-group transactions) working together with relevant specialised teams in the wider finance function such as the Corporate Finance M&A team, the External Reporting team, Group Tax, Group Treasury, Treasury Accounting, Company Secretary, Corporate Development (M&A), etc.

  • Assist in the project management of the financial disclosures of the Annual Report ensuring all financial information is internally consistent, accurate and complies with Group's accounting policies and disclosed guidelines, in line with the Corporate timetable.

  • Preparation and review of specific notes in the Annual Report and the completion of relevant working schedules.

  • Liaising with External Auditors during all audit phases (Quarterly and Annual). Acting as an interface with internal and external auditing activities regarding the Group consolidation process during the year end and hard close audits.

  • Support appropriate communication throughout the Group of changes to accounting and reporting requirements and delivery of training activity if required

  • Preparation and maintenance of relevant consolidation process documentation to meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements specifically allocated to the role.

  • Note: Work only relates to consolidated reporting, not to statutory reporting of any individual companies

    Experience Required

  • Educated to degree level

  • Member of a professional accounting organisation (eg ICAEW; CIMA; ACCA) with 3 years+ PQE

  • Experience including multi-national group consolidations as well as experience and appreciation of the culture of very large organisations would be advantageous

  • High degree of competence in financial accounting and reporting as well as knowledge of current accounting standards (IFRS), in particular IFRS 3 Business Combinations, IAS 36 Impairment of Assets, IAS 38 Intangible assets and IAS 7 Statement of Cashflows.
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Required Skills:

Group Reporting, Financial Reporting, IFRS, Consolidation, Qualified Accountant

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Matthew Hacker
TEL : +44 20 7997 7204

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