This role forms a key part of the Group Finance team, reporting directly to the Group Reporting Manager. The key outputs are the monthly KPI reports and year end statutory accounts for our 2 Groups and key responsibilities will focus on the posting of key consolidation adjustments, the analysis of monthly results, delivery of key finance projects and interaction with business unit teams.
Reporting to the Group Reporting Accountant, key responsibilities for this role include:
Supporting the Group Reporting Manager in the preparation of monthly KPI reports
Posting of key consolidation adjustments onto the SAP system
Reviewing the output of monthly reporting and providing meaningful analysis of variances to budget and the prior year
Forming relationships with the business units and providing support in understanding the group consolidated numbers
Preparation and review of statutory financial statements
Interaction with auditors
Supporting the wider Group Team in ongoing improvement projects
Support the monthly VAT submission process
Interacting with the planning team and assisting with the consolidation of the group 5 year plan
To succeed in this role you will be a qualified accountant (CA, CIMA, ACCA), who is a good team player, self-motivated, has experience of statutory reporting and complex foreign consolidations. You should also have the skills to build relationships with key personnel outside of the direct group finance function whilst maintaining the ability to apply challenge in the right way.
Previous experience of SAP and BI would be desirable but not essential.