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Group Reporting Manager - Edinburgh

£75,000 - £85,000 + Benefits - Telecoms / Media / Tech - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1984 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Jun 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with a technology company headquartered in Edinburgh to help source a Group Reporting Manager. 

The role will involve a blend of home based and office working. There is also potential for this role to based remotely from other locations across the UK. 

The role of the Group Reporting Manager is to manage the quarterly financial reporting requirements including consolidations, support of the review and audit process, SOX implementation and the provision of technical accounting analysis with focus on revenue recognition.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work within an innovative global team in an leading and fast-growing company. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation and review of group consolidations (multi-currency) at various levels for reporting purposes 

  • Planning and communicating the year-end reporting cycle  

  • Management of the review/audit process for the company with group auditors 

  • Management of external advisor relationships in connection with financial reporting 

  • Ownership of all technical accounting analysis to ensure compliance with both UK and U.S. requirements 

  • Provision of guidance on the accounting for group restructuring 

  • Responsibility for ensuring accurate accounting for investments in foreign subsidiaries 

  • Management of the group's financial reporting requirements to U.S. group  

  • Consolidation for monthly management accounts purposes 

  • Assist the rest of the finance team with review and analysis at month-end 

  • Ownership of reserve, financing, and IFRS 16 related accounts  

  • Assist group Tax Manager with year-end tax reporting requirements and transfer pricing  

  • Provide technical guidance to help broaden the team knowledge and understanding of financial reporting requirements 

  • Establish and document all financial reporting policies, procedures and controls 

  • Identify and implement process improvements within the group reporting function 

  • Assist with the SOX implementation process for the company 

Required Skills & Abilities: 

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) with at least 5 years’ PQE 

  • Strong technical knowledge of both U.S. and UK GAAP 

  • In-depth understanding of ASC 606 Revenue recognition 

  • Practical experience of group consolidations, including multi-currency considerations 

  • Experience with U.S. listed company is preferred 

  • SOX experience is preferred 

  • Understanding of accounting for acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and restructures 

  • Experience in managing the requirements of a year-end audit process 

  • Ability to meet demanding deadlines, often with competing priorities 

  • Advanced MS Office skills, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word 

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills