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Head of Group Reporting

  • Salary: £115000 - £130000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Financial Controller / Manager
  • Date posted: 28/11/2017
  • Job reference: J378125A

An Insurance Giant is currently seeking a Head of Financial Reporting to lead their team as they go through a period of transformation to support future growth. Managing the External Reporting team, you will be responsible for Group reporting in compliance with all relevant regulation for the Audit Committee and Board.

The main responsibilities include (but will not be limited to):

  • Managing the External Reporting team and their deliverables including end-end review
  • Management of interaction with key stakeholders including senior management, FP&A, Investor Relations, Communications and BU teams
  • Top Down Review and Challenge of Business Unit (BU) Results and Messaging to ensure complete and accurate
  • Preparation of the Group results insight and messaging to explain the results both internally and externally
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policy on all relevant basis
  • Preparing reporting to Group Audit Committee to demonstrate compliance with relevant accounting, company and regulatory guidelines
  • Work in collaboration with FP&A to understand and message the results consistently across Forecast and Actuals and provide FP&A support to understand the impact of key business decisions on Actuals
  • Working with Investor Relations to support external messaging and slide presentations (including for any planned investor days)
  • Liaison with all other relevant partners (Tax, Treasury, Media and Communications, M&A, Company secretarial, BU's)
  • Covers both statutory and regulatory messaging
  • Understand our competitors and peers alongside our Group Strategy to develop how we shape our future external reporting
  • Involved in Shaping our External Disclosures under IFRS 17 Support Ad hoc projects / requirements (e.g. projects, M&A, finance / business change)
  • Understanding key risks and controls in respect of Operational Risk and Control Model.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant (preferably ACA, Big 4 background) with significant post qualified experience. The ideal candidate will have Insurance sector or Financial Services Plc experience and knowledge of the relevant financial reporting regulations.

Please contact;

Tel: 02031220345

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