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Interim Head of Financial Reporting

Halifax, Yorkshire
£95,000 to £100,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022
Elevation have the great pleasure of working with a key Financial Services organisation in West Yorkshire to find them their Interim Head of Financial Reporting.This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically astute, senior Finance professional with a strong Financial Services background to join our client for a 12 month fixed term period in this business critical, high-profile position.This is a wide-ranging position with responsibility for developing strategy and business plans across the financial reporting area of the function.Responsibilities: Develop strategy for the Financial Reporting, Group Tax, Group Insurance and Group Treasury teams Ensure the Group's relationship with HMRC is maintained in accordance with the Board's direction Ensure the Group's tax strategy document is maintained in accordance with the Board's direction and ensure annual publication obligations are complied with Ensure that all policies, processes and practices comply with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements Management of 5 direct reports Monitor employee engagement levels through a variety of feedback mechanisms and use this information to shape activity to improve engagement and also support the development of a high-performance culture Ensure the delivery of consistently high/improving levels of performance while reducing/managing overall costs Ensure close collaboration with relevant stakeholders/customers/colleagues/suppliers to ensure delivery of Corporate priorities and functional plans Monitor the quality of data and, where issues are identified, take appropriate actions to bring the quality within levels deemed acceptable by Data Governance Group (DGG) Comply with the controls, policies and procedures of the Societies Data Governance framework Be the Senior Accounting Officer for Holding and Trustee divisions Provide appropriate financial input and analysis to Group Business Planning to facilitate proper consideration by the Board and Senior ManagementIdeal candidate:Qualification: Degree level education or equivalent and professional accountancy qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA) is ESSENTIALExperience: Demonstrable experience in senior positions within Financial Services is ESSENTIAL At least 5 years' post qualified experience in a finance role Experience of managing a team of professionals Financial reporting experience Proven ability to influence, engage and work in partnership with senior stakeholders Knowledge and experience of business and / or process improvement methodologies An understanding of current accounting standards and a detailed understanding of Group consolidation processesSkills: Attention to detail Ability to analyse and interpret various forms of data and present the findings in a relevant format Excellent Microsoft Excel skills The ability to communicate to Senior management and other stakeholders Good organisational and time management skills
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  • Job Reference: 663284924-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Elevation Recruitment Group
    Elevation Recruitment Group
  • Location: Halifax, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £95,000 to £100,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent