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Financial Reporting Manager

Location
London
Salary
£75,000 to £80,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022

Financial Reporting Manager - Private Equity-Backed - High Growth SME

£80K Basic Salary + 20% Bonus + 25 Days Holiday + 5% Pension

Central London / Hybrid

STOIX are pleased to be working exclusively with a high-growth, Private Equity backed luxury property developer/hospitality business based in London. The business is very well positioned for future growth and has substantial, top-tier financial backing. The role has great breadth and exposure and will directly report to a dynamic and ambitious CFO and work closely with external investors.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant with practice training to move into a unique and well-funded business early in its trajectory and with a real opportunity to make a name as the market leader in the UK with little direct competition.

Statutory Reporting

  • Preparation and submission of the group's statutory accounts in accordance with IFRS
  • Lead the external audit process delivering improvements in terms of process and timeline
  • Coordinate the finance team to deliver an efficient year-end process
  • Lead audit planning and agreement on accounting policies for key areas in the business.

Financial Reporting

  • Preparation and analysis of monthly consolidated financial statements
  • Ensuring entities are compliant with company accounting policies and updating policies in line with current legislation
  • Work with finance and non-finance colleagues on information required for stakeholder reporting
  • Thought leader in the business on technical reporting issues with support from external advisors as appropriate

Tax

  • Preparation of company tax returns
  • Liaising with external tax advisors and assisting the CFO and Finance Team with the group tax strategy and planning
  • Updating and monitoring the tax risk register
  • Assisting and reviewing applicable statutory submissions (VAT, Employment Taxes, SDLT etc.)
  • Being the lead in tax-related queries for the wider business

Internal controls

  • Lead on the internal audit relationship on all areas of the business supporting the CFO and Head of Legal and Compliance as required
  • Attend the Audit and Risk Committee
  • Ensuring internal controls are operating effectively across the finance function
  • Continuous improvement, review and production of finance policies
  • Ad hoc work in supporting the Audit & Risk Committee

Capital Calls

  • Lead the equity drawdowns process from investors
  • Lead the intra-group funding process and documentation
  • Manage process with external company secretarial firm on documentation
  • Work closely with external investors and outsourced Company Secretary function to align documentation and statutory records

The successful candidate:

  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in audit/practice or from a similar financial accountant role
  • ACCA/ACA qualified
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbally) to liaise with a range of stakeholders
  • Proven track record in taking ownership and consistently delivering quality outcomes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Excel and Microsoft Office skills
  • Demonstrable record of preparation of statutory accounts
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Tax compliance/experience in statutory tax reporting
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team

Desirables:

  • Big 4 trained or experience gained in a Big 4 firm
  • Real estate experience (particularly surrounding tax compliance)
  • Working knowledge of real estate-specific accounting standards (i.e. IFRS 16 Leases, IFRS 15 Revenue)
  • Experience of capital calls and supporting documentation
  • Experience working in a start-up business/business with a strong growth strategy

STOIX receives a high level of applications to advertised opportunities. As much as we strive to respond to each application individually and personally, we would advise if you have not received communication within 48 hours that your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 705441127-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Stoix Group Ltd
    Stoix Group Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent