Group Reporting Manager

South Buckinghamshire
c£60k + benefits
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Stock Spirits Group ( is a FTSE listed Central and Eastern European branded spirits producer operating primarily in Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy and Slovakia. The Group has a portfolio of more than 40 brands across a broad range of spirits, including vodka, vodka-based flavoured liqueurs, rum, brandy, bitters and limoncello. Turnover in 2015 was €263m, and EBITDA €54m




We are seeking a Group Reporting Manager to join our small Head Office team in Buckinghamshire on a 12 month fixed term basis, starting as soon as possible. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the Group Reporting Manager will ensure that the Group prepares all external and internal reporting in a timely and accurate manner, and will be responsible for driving best practice and consistency in reporting throughout the Group. Preference given to candidates with PLC experience, gained either within a corporate or Big 4




Key elements of the role:




-       Preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts for the Group, and the associated internal management reporting pack


-       Consolidation and review of budgets/forecasts in conjunction with HO Finance team/markets


-       Interim and Annual PLC statutory accounts preparation under IFRS plus Annual UK subsidiary accounts; assisting with the preparation of related investor presentations


-       Maintaining of the group financial reporting system and accounting manual to ensure consistency and best practice is achieved across the Group. Point of reference for assessing the impact of new accounting standards/ specific transactions


-       Key point of contact with Group Auditors on accounting and reporting issues


-       Bank covenant compliance reporting on a bi-annual basis


-       Coordination of annual Group insurance renewal




Candidates should be able to demonstrate:




-       ACA Qualified professional with upwards of two years industry experience


-       Experience of working in a multi-locational group involving preparing a multi-currency consolidation


-       Strong knowledge of IFRS, but with a pragmatic commercial approach to issues


-       Highly accurate with excellent numerical and analytical skills and attention to detail, while being able to deliver results within tight timescales


-       Be a proactive, approachable team player; resilient under pressure


-       Excellent interpersonal skills and adept at interacting with individuals at all levels within the organisation; culturally sensitive