Job | Head Of External Reporting | Badenoch + Clark
Posted 19 May 2020
Location
City Of London
Salary
£100,000 - £130,000
Contract Type
Permanent
Category
Accountancy & Finance

The External Reporting Team is responsible for the deliverable of the Group external and regulatory reporting. As the Head of External Reporting, you will be responsible for strong delivery of all required group reporting in compliance with all relevant regulation supported by results messaging and insights for external purposes, for Plc Audit Committee and Board and other relevant internal committees.

The Head of External Reporting will drive projects through effective planning and the engagement with the Finance Operations Team; to ensure timely and high-quality delivery. This opportunity would be ideal for you if you are seeking an existing and challenging opportunity to shape our External Disclosures under IFRS 17, prepare/report to our Group Audit Committee to demonstrate compliance with relevant accounting, company and regulatory guidelines.

Responsibilities in the role:

Lead and influence the interests of the Central Operations business unit through collaboration and engagement with the finance change program to ensure teams are appropriately involved

Project lead and manage the reporting cycles to ensure efficient and effective engagement across the internal business unit and departments

Challenge and lead the Financial Reporting Control Framework within external reporting

Provide continuous development of external reporting disclosures in light of changing external reporting environment

Work closely with Finance Technical to ensure compliance with accounting policy on all relevant basis

Provide status report, along with handling the budgets and reporting for Working in partnership with internal stakeholders including board committees and senior management, ensure they are aware and aligned with external message before announcements

Drive enhancements to the structure and content of the external reporting documents, strengthening clarity of messaging eliminating duplication

Ensure adherence to deadlines and attainment of standards across the areas of responsibility in the delivery of external reporting

Review reporting martials to ensure there is complete and accuracy with submitted reports

Close interaction and engagement with the Finance Operations team to ensure timely and high-quality delivery

Day to day operational management of the team

Skills and experience we're looking for:

Understand key risks and controls in respect of Operational Risk and Control Model and self-assessment teams compliance remediating any controls outside of tolerance

Strong negotiation skills and influence across multiple partners, strong communication skills needed as a result

Excellent analytical review skills, Identify/anticipate problems and implement a plan to mitigate then in advance

Strong experience in financial services plc financial reporting

Strong financial/regulatory reporting and accounting skills

Qualified accountant

Proven track record of delivery within tight timelines

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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