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Group Financial Reporting Manager - Glasgow

Up to £65k plus benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 5213 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Oct 2021
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Group Financial Reporting Manager – Glasgow

Salary up to £65k plus excellent benefits

Lusona is working with a global engineering organisation that supports the renewable energy sector in Glasgow to source suitable applicants for the post of Group Reporting Manager. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will lead the group reporting processes for the organisation and provide quality in-depth insight and analysis for the Management team.

The main duties will include:

  • Management of group reporting processes, inclusive of provision of insight and analysis and review and edit of entity-level reports  
  • Monitoring of performance across the group on a monthly basis, ensuring appropriate corrective action is being taken in a timely manner
  • Responsibility for the group consolidated statutory accounts, ensuring group accounting is fully compliant with relevant accounting standards and reporting requirements
  • Co-ordination of annual group audit with external auditors as well as support the divisions with audit queries
  • Responsibility for the non-trading entities within the group
  • Ownership of the monthly and annual ledger close process across the group
  • Responsibility for the management and maintenance of the group ledger, including all aspects of master data
  • Assist the Finance Director in ensuring the most appropriate group structure is in place, working with external advisors, liquidating and setting up new entities globally as required
  • Lead the annual insurance renewal process across the group
  • Development and monitoring of standard financial KPI’s across the business
  • Be the key driver in proposing, effecting and supporting process improvements both locally and across the global finance function (using financial measurement to drive performance improvement and change where required)
  • Lead, develop and manage the group accountant to ensure the delivery of all key deliverables on a monthly basis.

It is essential that applicants are fully Qualified, ideally ICAS and have previous general accounting experience gained within Industry & Commerce. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and be able to demonstrate they have strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Our client offers an excellent salary and benefits package. The role will be based at their Glasgow HQ and the successful candidate will get the opportunity to work from home up to three days per week. 

For additional information please contact Jim Rankine on 01698 440335 or email jim@lusona.co.uk.