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Head of Group External Reporting

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus. Pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

Our Leeds based client is a rapidly expanding, international business with an outstanding reputation and a recognised brand.

They are currently looking to recruit a Head of Group External Reporting who will primarily be responsible for overseeing the delivery of all the Group's external financial reporting, investor relations and balance sheet strategy.

The role will be involved in a wide range of finance and accounting services for the group from the annual statutory accounts, development of monthly reports, M&A activity and systems. Head up a growing team this role will provide that perfect balance of leadership and being hands on.

The successful candidate, therefore, will need to be a fully ACA qualified Accountant with an exceptional track record to date in their finance career. You will need to possess a blend of technical competency and commercial finance with strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills.

You will need to be comfortable preparing and presenting reports and information at board level, being well presented and articulate. You will have excellent technical and statutory accounting experience and most likely qualified with one of the leading Chartered Accountancy practices.

Experience within the financial services sector and using IFRS 9 would be very advantageous but is not essential. Experience of financial instruments is likely to be essential.

Our client operates a hybrid working model with on average 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.