This is a fantastic time to join this organisation as it embarks on a year of massive change including a possible listing in early 2020.
This particular opportunity is for an experienced individual to join a newly created, stand-alone finance function and take ownership of and project management responsibility for the design and build of a set of financial reporting processes from scratch, along with the supporting timescales and control frameworks.
The key elements of the role include;
Develop and manage the working day timetable for quarterly, half-yearly and annual reporting cycles, ensuring Business unit and other stakeholder agreements are in place
Ensure timelines in place for all key external reporting, monitoring performance against timetable and escalating issues or delays to senior management
Manage all aspects of the external reporting documentation for the Group, including set up, production management and control for HY Report, Annual Report and Accounts and S2 reporting
Support production of other Group finance documentation such as Audit Committee and Disclosure Committee papers
Responsible for ensuring appropriate governance and controls for key Group external deliverables are maintained and monitored according to requirements
Facilitate Group and BU lessons learned to ensure on-going development of reporting processes, ensuring best practice adopted where possible
Provide process support to Group finance change initiatives
The successful candidate will have a blend of experience covering in-depth knowledge of the end-to-end financial reporting process within a Financial Services environment and a proven track record of applying project management / LEAN 6Sigma principles to design and build and end-
to-end process whilst also contributing to the successful delivery of the wider finance change portfolio.