Head of Statutory Reporting

Recruiter
Elementis
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
26 Jul 2018
Ref
MPFE13928982
Position/Level
Department Head
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
  • Opportunity to join a growing FTSE 250 business
  • Broad international exposure

About Our Client

Elementis are one of the UK's largest speciality chemicals and personal care businesses, with extensive operations in the United States, Europe and Asia. With ambitious growth plans on the horizon, Elementis are offering a very attractive opportunity for someone to head their statutory reporting team.

Job Description:

  • Liaison with auditors on interim and annual audit
  • Production of consolidated group results in accordance with IFRS to tight deadlines, including drafting notes
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for UK subsidiaries
  • Provide technical guidance and information to operating companies and other group finance staff to aid compliance with Group financial requirements
  • Liaison with shared service centres to ensure statutory accounting process is completed in accordance with financial reporting standards and to required deadlines
  • Consolidate flash results with meaningful and incisive commentaries
  • Monitoring and control of provisions, exceptional items and shareholders funds
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the Group FC and CFO where necessary

The Successful Applicant:

  • Qualified accountant with audit background, ACA or ACCA. Technically strong in IFRS
  • FTSE 250 experience in group reporting, consolidation etc.
  • Experienced in the use of Hyperion or a similar consolidation/reporting package and excellent numerical and spread sheet skills
  • Experience of complex systems environment and system change projects
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change, communicate effectively, demand performance from others
  • Excellent inter personal skills and be a persuasive and credible individual with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Must be self-motivated and have a pro-active approach, be capable of working on own initiative, with the ability to ensure compliance with detailed requirements
  • Requires a team player demonstrating maximum flexibility, individual must be consistent with a good standard of work, disciplined and deadline conscious
  • Comfortable and experienced in a financial systems environment, able to identify improvements and provide leadership input to systems implementation/improvement projects
  • Strong sense of integrity, always does the right thing and encourages others to behave in the same way

What's on Offer:

  • A highly competitive package
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Annual incentive plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Income protection
  • Private medical insurance for employee and family
  • Savings share option scheme
  • Perkbox

Ref Code: MPFE13928982Z 

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