Head of External Reporting and Accounting Policy
A household name and a constituent of the FTSE 250, this major Financial Services Provider is looking for a technically first rate senior accounting professional to lead a small team responsible for monthly consolidated results, technical accounting projects, accounting policy and external reporting.
Reporting to the Finance Director of a key trading division, you'll assume responsibility across the group for Financial and Technical reporting, developing the reporting framework and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards. You'll present to the Plc Board on accounting policies and issues, whilst driving a culture of continuous improvement to the reporting and consolidation process.
Amongst your peers, you'll work closely with central FP & A, ensuring seamless communication and consistency between internal and external reporting. Driving consistency in accounting policy implementation through the regular review and update of the Group Accounting Manual will be amongst your principal responsibilities.
As the successful candidate, you will be a Graduate and Qualified ACA / ACCA with exceptional technical knowledge of the accounting requirements of the finance industry. You'll evidence a strong interest in understanding commercial operations and the key drivers of value in a business.
This represents an opportunity for an exceptional career path with significant opportunities for progression in one of UK Plc's leading names.