head of financial reporting in city of london

posted
28 September 2018
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
permanent
salary
Bonus and benefits
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posted
location
city of london, london
specialism
financial services
sub specialism
Accountancy and Finance
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
Bonus and benefits
reference number
MJ64816
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
phone
020 7786 6475
apply now

job description

Our client, a leading alternative investment management firm, currently seeks a Financial Reporting Manager to be based in London.

Your responsibilities will include:
* External financial reporting with ownership of the Group half-year and year-end financial statements and preparation of the annual report.
* Being a key point of contact for the external auditors and ensuring the facilitation of the Group external audit.
* Internal reporting: review of complex or high-value Group journal entries and outputs (including the Board pack), as well as acquisition-specific areas.
* Work closely with the Group reporting team to monitor and improve month on month financial information.
* Play a lead role in the production of financial documents required for any transactions.
* Technical accounting, including: ensuring the Group financial statements, preparation of the judgemental accounting items and reporting papers for consideration by the Audit and Risk Committee.
* Oversight of the global statutory financial statements, writing technical memos/papers, acquisition accounting, advising and documentation/effectiveness testing of the Group's hedge accounting.
* Effective team leadership: demonstrate leadership in business as usual
* Assist or lead ad-hoc projects as required

As such, the successful individual will have the following skills and experience:
* Big 4 trained qualified accountant with superb technical IFRS knowledge and financial services client experience.
* Strong consolidations and regulatory reporting exposure.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as having previously managed teams.
* An ability to identify problems and drive to follow them through to resolution.

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for an exciting opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

skills

excel,month end

qualification

aca - qualified,acca - qualified,icaew - aca

responsibilities

Our client, a leading alternative investment management firm, currently seeks a Financial Reporting Manager to be based in London.

educational requirements

university