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Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting

Job Title: Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RC/C/Accmanfinrep_1651823916
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email: Rohit.Chavda@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Accounting Manager - Financial Reporting

Contract

Reading, Berkshire

The role

A key role within the Financial Accounting and Reporting team and primarily focus will be 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:

  • 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.

Skills Required:

  • 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.

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