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Financial Reporting Manager

Financial Reporting Manager

£- Excellent Salary with Benefits


An exciting opportunity has become available for a technically strong Financial Reporting Manager within an ambitious and expanding company based in Perthshire. Operating in the utilities sector (non-household water retail), our client has rapidly become established as a major player in its sector through organic growth and acquisitions to reach turnover in excess of £400m. As part of a large and established finance team, this newly created role will be central to the achievement of the company’s exciting expansion plans for 2022 and beyond.


Role responsibilities:

  • Preparation of all group financial statements and required disclosures for both internal and external presentation, comprising the annual report, half-yearly equivalent and monthly results for the Board of Directors.
  • Review and scrutiny of monthly results and reconciliations to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial statements.
  • Performance of monthly consolidations.
  • Development of monthly management reporting and consolidation process to ensure full consistency with the statutory requirements applicable to annual and half yearly results.
  • Acting as a key technical accounting and policy advisor to the Group Chief Accountant and CFO, producing relevant supporting papers.
  • Supporting accounting and reporting requirements for complex projects including acquisitions, restructuring, refinancing and the associated due diligence.
  • Liaison with external auditors.
  • Compilation and provision of information for Tax Advisor.
  • Continual review, improvement and documentation of Group accounting policies with supporting analysis of impacts where required.


Candidate requirements:

  • ACA qualified (or equivalent).
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and experience.
  • Experience of IFRS financial reporting for a group and the disclosure requirements of a listed plc.
  • Ability to plan own workload and coordinate colleagues in order to meet strict deadlines.
  • An energetic team player.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Sector/industry experience preferred but not essential.

For a confidential discussion about the opportunity, please contact Nigel Fortnum at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.