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Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting

Job Title: Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 month ftc
REF: pp/ck/AccountingFina_1651071477
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting

6 Month FTC


The Account Manager - Financial Reporting, is a key role within the Financial Accounting and Reporting team that will primarily focus on balance sheet control, regular working capital & cash flow reporting, and working closely with the wider business to provide insightful commentary to the senior management. The role will report into Head of Financial Reporting.

The role provides an opportunity to enhance skills gained in accountancy practice or industry finance roles and exposure to senior finance management. The person in this role will be a qualified accountant and will be expected to have strong technical accounting, commercial and relationship building skills.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting included:

Cash Flow and Working Capital Management and Reporting

Ownership of monthly cash flow and working capital reporting along with quarterly forecasting and support in annual budget & 5 year plan preparation. This is a complex areas and will involve working with various teams within Finance, Commercial and wider business to improve the cashflow forecasting process.

Monthly Reporting Pack For SMT

Prepare a monthly reporting pack for the SMT with detailed commentary on balance sheet and cashflow performance against budget and against KPI's. This will require working closely with different parts of the business functions to understand underlying commercial drivers, business performance and business plans going forward.

Balance Sheet Review

Responsible for monthly balance sheet control, including detailed review of all the balance sheet reconciliations at least once a year and attend meetings with preparers and reviewers of reconciliations to understand the nature of the accounts and any underlying issues.

The successful Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting will have:

  • Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, 5 years PQE
  • An engaging individual able to build strong relationships with teams around the business and senior management.
  • Strong organisational and collaboration skills to coordinate activities across various teams.
  • Proactive in identifying and dealing with accounting issues.
  • Experience of working in a fast moving, complex, and dynamic environment.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good at Excel and Power point.

To apply for the Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting, please send your CV to

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