Financial Reporting Manager

Posted 09 February 2022
Salary £325 - £375 per day, Benefits: Outside IR35
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameLinzie Strickland

Job description

Interim Financial Reporting Manager – Outside IR35 – Immediate Interview / Start

Axon Moore are working with a world leading organisation who work in engineering who are PE backed, in the middle of a high profile M&A project and are high growth globally.

They have a fantastic opportunity for an Interim Group Reporting Manager within the Group Finance team. The role will report into the Group Financial Controller

Job Description:

• Monthly reporting
• Overseeing the production and timely delivery of the monthly management reporting
• Direct line manager for Assistant Finance Manager responsible for Group costs and Group Accountant
• Oversight of the Group costs entity, including review and sign off bi-weekly payment runs and ad hoc payments
• Review and sign off VAT return
• Working with the wider Group and Regional finance teams to ensure integrity of the financial information reported
• Responsible for ensuring all entities are accurately consolidated into the monthly management accounts
• Providing support on technical accounting issues (under IFRS) to all entities across the Group
• Support the ongoing integration of entities onto new systems following the merger
• Drafting commentaries for the monthly reporting pack
• Working with regions to provide insightful commentary on monthly working capital and cash flow variances
• Taking responsibility for reconciling reserves, ensuring all movements in reserves are fully explained and understood as soon as they arise
• Producing foreign currency impact analysis for monthly reporting Foreign currency analysis •
• Managing the monthly hedging process, with the support of the Group Finance Analyst, including making proposals to manage any hedging risks
• Oversee the monthly production of foreign currency analysis, including sensitivity analysis ensuring that any risk areas are flagged to management as soon as they arise
• Introduce monthly foreign currency reporting to Exco to provide useful insights for senior management on the risks of foreign currency exposures Budgets/Forecast
• Supporting the delivery of a robust full year budget and 6+6 half year re-forecast
• Working with regional finance teams to ensure the accuracy of budget balance sheet and cashflow
• Producing foreign currency scenario and impact analysis
• Review of Group costs budget Year-end
• Production of foreign currency and interest rate risk sensitivity analysis for financial statement disclosure
• Support year end close process
• Coordinate the regional posting of prior year audit adjustments Analysis and ad-hoc reporting
• Provision of accurate and consistent financial information to stakeholders for the purposes of producing bids/tenders and award applications
• Supporting the Group Finance Analyst with ad-hoc reporting requests


• Qualified accountant with excellent technical knowledge, confident in dealing with complex technical accounting issues
• Strong Excel skills, ability to deal with large volumes of data and produce high quality analysis
• Experience of foreign currency is highly desirable
• Prior experience working in a Group function and dealing with consolidations is essential
• An enthusiastic, well organised and committed individual with the desire to interact at all levels across a global organisation
• Pro-active with a “can do” attitude to tasks and issues that arise
• Ability to take responsibility for delivering to deadlines as required
• Strong communication skills

The role is semi remote with 2 days a week in one of the North West offices.