Group Reporting Manager
Salary : £Negotiable (DOE) + excellent benefits (pension, healthcare etc.)
About the role
Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will ensure that accurate and technically robust consolidated management accounts & divisional accounts are produced in a timely manner.
With sound knowledge of UK GAAP, FRS102 & IFRS, you will oversee the preparation of the Groups consolidated & individual UK accounts.
Who are the Fishawack Group of Companies?
Established in 2001, we are a group of dynamic healthcare communications companies with teams across the UK, US, India, Portugal and Switzerland.
Our reputation is built on excellence and creativity, bound by a common philosophy and a commitment to providing premium medical communications services tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients across the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
Our mission is to improve outcomes for patients through the communication and application of healthcare knowledge.
The Fishawack Group of Companies has over 600 colleagues globally and is continuing to cement itself as one of the world’s leading groups of healthcare communications companies.
What you'll do
Responsible for the Groups multi-currency consolidation process, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of accounts and reports
Deliver a time efficient month end closing & consolidation process, streamlining the current reporting timetable
Collaborate in the improvement of the monthly reporting pack
Assist in the development and testing of the groups new ERP system consolidation process
Support group audit process
Review the preparation of Groups consolidated statutory accounts and the preparation of statutory accounts for the UK subsidiaries, ensuring adherence to UK GAAP, FRS102 and IFRS where appropriate
Prepare auditable notes for inclusion in the statutory accounts
Ensure compliance to group accounting policies
Manage a team of Management Accountants, with 1 - 2 qualified direct reports
Oversee Management Accounts team to ensure all deadlines are met, entity accounts and reports are accurate, and all statutory obligations are adhered to
Provide technical support and advice to the wider Finance Team on accounting treatments
Assist in the development of fundamental reports in the groups new ERP system to support the financials
Conduct Balance Sheet reviews and Profit & Loss analysis reviews, ensuring satisfactory resolution of queries and investigating trends & variances
Maintain robust internal control environment
Cultivate an environment of continuous improvement, facilitating the development & progression of the Management Accounts team
Document and further develop policies & procedures
Develop an internal audit programme
Participate in purchase accounting and acquisition integration
Project work as required
Support the Group Financial Controller with all financial reporting aspects of the group
You will be a qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA.
This role must evolve with the growing requirements of the business, so you will be continuously looking for ways to improve and challenge current processes.
Able to take responsibility for delivering deadlines as required
Self-motivated, with the capability to pick up new areas of work quickly
Confident to make decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure
Proactive and creative problem solver
Well organised, efficient with excellent attention to detail
Possess strong technical skills, with experience of FRS102, UK GAAP & IFRS
Excellent written & verbal communication skills with both financial & non-financial personnel
Adept in motivating & developing a team to their best potential
We offer a creative, supportive environment with a uniquely diverse career structure where you will be able to continuously develop.
Our STEPS training programme Supporting Training, Enhancing Professional Development provides a broad range of training delivered in-
house and on-line, and supplements on-the-job training / project team-led training initiatives.
We also offer a generous company pension, private medical insurance plus many other excellent employee benefits.