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Head of Financial Reporting

Head of Financial Reporting

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Financial Accounting

  • Type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £64000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry Date:


Head of Financial Reporting and Compliance: £60,000 - £64,000 (12 months FTC) London

For a large education company, we are recruiting a Head of Financial Reporting and Compliance for 12 months (FTC) although this may move to a permanent position. They Head of Financial Reporting and Compliance will manage, lead, and motivate a team of 4 and will lead the preparation of consolidation financial statements, review the balance sheet, treasury forecasting and lead the development of management controls. Key to this role will be experience in year end, audit, financial statements preparation and VAT compliance as well as motivating and managing a team.

Main Duties:

  • Leading the planning and coordination of the Financial Reporting Team
  • Management, motivation, and leadership of a team of 4 qualified and non-qualified staff
  • Implementation of continuous process and system improvements
  • Provision and review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Lead on the preparation of consolidated financial statements and consolidation model
  • Key external audit contract for year-end
  • Lead the collation of data and submission of statutory returns
  • Lead the treasury forecast and cash flow modelling
  • VAT compliance and HMRC compliance
  • Development and ownership of the Chart of Accounts

Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant with significant PQE. ACA or ACCA ideally
  • Substantial financial reporting experience at senior level
  • Substantial staff management and motivation experience
  • Experience coordinating year end timetable deliverables
  • Experience in working with Auditors
  • Experience with overseeing the preparation of financial statements and VAT compliance


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