Financial Reporting Manager

  • Full Time
  • Bolton
  • £45000 - £52,000

Heyland Finance are delighted to be exclusively partnering with our client, a large professional service subsidiary of a successful international group as they seek to recruit a Financial Reporting Manager as a direct result from an internal promotion.

Reporting to the Head Of Financial Planning & Analysis, The Financial Reporting Manager will not only have full responsibility of the financial reporting cycle, they will also undertake several ad-hoc projects in support to the F,P&A Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the controls and processes that underpin the monthly and annual financial reporting cycles including identification of areas of improvement and implementing change.
  • Preparation and production of monthly financial reporting in accordance with SLAs for both the Exec Team and Group Head Office.
  • Updating of the group finance system in line with agreed deadlines.
  • Control of the balance sheet of all group companies ensuring that month end reconciliations are prepared and reviewed with any issues identified being rectified as soon as possible.
  • Production of annual financial statements for the group including subsidiaries.
  • Managing, leading and coaching the members of the financial reporting team including the Accounts Payable function.
  • Being the main point of contact for the annual audit ensuring all required information is provided and explained to the auditors
  • Forecasting short and medium term cashflows.
  • Maintaining and controlling the business’s medium-term model.
  • Providing required information to the external tax advisors to enable them to prepare the annual tax returns for both the group and the senior management team.

A strong academic background and the holder of a recognised accountancy qualification, such as ACA, CIMA, ACCA.

Demonstrable experience of:

  • Responsibility and accountability for the production of financial information for stakeholders and the control necessary to make that happen
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts
  • Planning and executing efficient budget processes
  • Working with UK GAAP
  • Preparation and monitoring of regular cash flow forecast
  • A high level of IT literacy including high proficiency in MS Excel.
  • A strong people manager, but also a leader who can coach others to perform to their potential

The ideal candidate will be a qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA finance professional, ideally practice trained or a strong financial accounting background.  Experience of financial modelling and interpreting large amounts complex data would also be beneficial.

Candidates with experience of working within a highly regulated group environment will also be at an advantage however, a practice trained candidate looking for a 1st time move into industry will also be considered.


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Dave Kissack

Dave Kissack is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dave if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07730 252499

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