Reporting Manager

England, Berkshire, Reading
£50000 per annum + pension
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Peter Mills
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

I am pleased to be working with a well-known property/construction business based in Reading who are seeking a Financial Reporting Manager to join their team, you will have responsibility for all aspects of the financial and management reporting for the subsidiaries within the Group, including monthly and statutory reporting and business partnering service to Corporate Teams. The Financial Reporting manager will have a team of 4.

Main duties

Responsible for the preparation of timely, accurate and relevant monthly management accounts and statutory accounts for each subsidiary in the Group and management accounts packs for corporate teams.

Plan in advance the reporting processes: monthly management accounts, and the annual statutory accounts.

To ensure processes are well planned, resourced, run efficiently and effectively and completed within the agreed timescale.

Responsible for preparation of the Financial results including KPIs and variance analysis and preparation of submissions to the Executive Director Group, committees, the board and external stakeholders.

To provide effective leadership, direction and development of the team.

To encourage a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, customer focused service and ability to deliver the results in a changing environment.

To empower and motivate the team, proactively and effectively manage and drive performance.

To participate actively in the implementation of financial systems and process enhancements to provide excellent management reporting service and financial support to key stakeholders.

To lead on a number of transformation related projects as directed by the Group Financial Reporting Manager and the Assistant Director - Finance. To take full responsibility for the tax compliance for the combined group including timely and accurate VAT returns, CT and CIS returns.

Working with tax advisors to ensure timely and accurate information is provided to produce the returns and the team are adequately trained on taxation matters.

To ensure periodic review and update of relevant sections of the financial procedures manual.

To act as a cheque signatory and verify/authorise BACS/CHAPS payments.


May be required to participate in Business Continuity (BCP) activities.

Required to comply with the Associations Equality and Diversity Policy and procedures and may be required to participate in promoting them.Comply with all relevant health and safety policies and procedures including general statutory responsibilities as an employee plus those specific to the post

Undertake such flexible and additional working hours as may be necessary, within reason, to facilitate the efficient fulfilment of the Associations services.

Undertake other duties of a similar level of responsibility, as might from time to time be reasonably required.


The ability to communicate effectively and influence the decision making process.

Proven track record of leading a team in a changing environment, with the ability to respond promptly to change and a proactive approach.

Ability to initiate, define and manage system and process changes.

Strong management and financial accounting and reporting skills including up to date knowledge of FRS102.

Excellent business partnering skills.

Strong analytical skills, presentation skills and report writing skills.

Qualified accountant with relevant experience in management and financial reporting.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this role is circa £50,000 with benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.