Financial Reporting Accountant - PageGroup - FTSE 250

15 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
  • Directly responsible for the consolidation and statutory accounting of the Group
  • Provide quality reporting, supporting the Group functions & the executive board

About Our Client

Page Group now employs over 6,500 people in 37 countries and has a turnover of over £1.5bn. The four core PageGroup brands are made up of specialised recruitment teams that operate across 25 disciplines from actuarial to technology.

"At PageGroup we have a purpose - we change lives for people through creating opportunity to reach potential. We're world leaders at what we do - and we do it every day. A global company, with over 6,500 people working across the four core brands of Michael Page, Page Personnel, Page Executive and Page Outsourcing, we're a successful, FTSE 250 organisation. From the way we do business to the way we live our values and value our people, PageGroup is exceptional. Our strategy remains consistent: organic growth by region and discipline, a focus on growth markets, development of home-grown management expertise and a structure that champions our own talent" - Steve Ingham, CEO

Job Description

The role provides high quality reporting, supporting the Group functions, the plc Board and Executive Board and is heavily involved in the external reporting of the Group through HY/FY results, Annual Report and quarterly trading updates, as well as other external communications.

Key Responsibilities

Delivery of timely information and reporting internally to the stakeholders (plc Board, Executive Board, Group Management) as well as externally.

  • Preparation and review of Year end Annual Report and Accounts (ARA) and Interim Results
  • Review of monthly reporting submissions
  • Preparation of multi-currency consolidation and cash flow for 37 countries
  • Heavily involved in all aspects of Group's external quarterly reporting
  • Ad hoc technical accounting advice to global subsidiaries
  • Assisting FP&A team in collation and analysis of data
  • Preparation and review of UK statutory accounts

The Successful Applicant

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent attention to detail, acting with the highest levels of integrity
  • Highly organised and efficient, demonstrating strong alignment with our values
  • Strong technical accountant with excellent knowledge of IFRS
  • Ability to work with and influence at a very senior level
  • Good standard of English, additional languages would be looked on favourably
  • Highly credible and an effective and clear communicator

Experience and Qualifications

  • Professional accountancy qualification - ACA or equivalent
  • Strong financial reporting skills
  • Strong technical accounting skills with an excellent understanding of IFRS
  • Experience of working in or with a multi-national business
  • Listed company experience is beneficial

What's on Offer

Salary and package will be competitive and inline with market expectations.

* Although based in Weybridge, there will be flexibility to work from home should that suit the right candidate.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

  Ref Code: MPFEJN1020213615517Z

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