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Group Financial Reporting Manager

Ref no. BHN567699
Salary £60,000 - £65,000/annum
Location Fareham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Barclay Meade Finance & Accountancy are recruiting for a Group Financial Reporting Manager on a permanent basis

Key skills required for this role




Job description

Our client, a leading company in the finance sector, is seeking a talented Group Financial Reporting Manager to join their team. As the Group Financial Reporting Manager, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in overseeing the Group's external financial reporting and subsidiary financial reporting requirements. Reporting to the Head of External Reporting & Treasury, you will collaborate with various teams across the business, such as Tax, Management Accounts, FP&A, Legal & Company Secretariat, and overseas finance teams.

  • Responsible for managing and delivering the statutory financial accounting and reporting for the Group, including the preparation of half-year and full-year consolidated financial statements under IFRS.
  • Contribute to the production of the year-end Annual Report as part of a team.
  • Assist with financial analysis and commentary for the Annual Report, preliminary results announcements, and investor presentations.
  • Support the preparation of Audit Committee papers and ad hoc Board papers.
  • Act as an internal consultant on technical accounting issues, including writing technical papers and advising on the impact of new accounting developments.
  • Collaborate with the Group FD and Head of External Reporting & Treasury on ad hoc accounting and reporting projects.
  • Manage the external audit process, including coordinating the delivery of information to auditors and ensuring adherence to the audit timetable.
  • Oversee the delivery of statutory accounts for UK subsidiaries.
  • Work with overseas advisors to support the delivery of financial statements for overseas entities.
  • Collaborate with tax and legal advisors on corporate restructuring projects.
  • Provide advice and support to overseas finance teams on accounting matters.
  • Maintain the Group's share option scheme schedules and administer share option exercises.
  • Deliver external ad hoc reporting, such as ONS reporting, UK SIP tax returns, and payment term reporting.


  • Support the Tax team with ad hoc requirements for tax filings in all group jurisdictions.
  • Assist in the preparation of UK VAT returns during periods of annual leave.
  • Implement the Group's transfer pricing policy and oversee accounting for transfer pricing and cost recharges.
  • Contribute to tax-related disclosures for interim and full-year reporting.
  • Ensure reconciliation and review of all tax accounts on a regular basis.


  • Identify opportunities to simplify and automate processes while maintaining a high-quality finance function.
  • Support the Head of External Reporting & Treasury in leading a financial reporting team, including training, career development, and task delegation.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years post-qualification experience in a relevant role (practice or industry).
  • Professional certification in accounting attained in professional practice.
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills, with working knowledge of IFRS reporting.
  • Proven track record of coaching and developing team members.
  • Experience in a PLC reporting environment with multi-legal entity reporting responsibility is desirable.
  • Ability to consistently deliver results in a fast-paced and deadline-focused environment.
  • Good knowledge of general ledger systems (Microsoft NAV / Business Central) and accounts production software (Caseware) is desirable.
  • Advanced Excel and formal writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.
  • Adaptable and flexible, with a drive for process improvement.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated team player with the ability to work autonomously.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for financial reporting and strong technical skills, then we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our client's dynamic team as the Group Financial Reporting Manager.

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