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Senior Financial Reporting Manager

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are working with an innovative and expanding Financial Services business based in Fareham in their search for a Senior Financial Reporting Manager. 

Reporting into the Associate Director of Accounting, responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, motivate and develop a team of Financial Reporting Managers and Accountants.
  • Manage the accounting of the more complex requirements of clients’ affairs within a team including the accounting of fund structures and property companies.
  • Assist with the review of all aspects of accounting matters for a team incorporating investor reports, management accounts, statutory financial statements and ad-hoc investor queries.
  • Quality / high-level review of UK VAT returns and CIS reporting to HMRC.
  • Oversight of administration, payments and cash management across structures.
  • Work closely with Managers to manage the audit process for all clients within the team.
  • Assist Managers with liaising with property managers of underlying real estate assets in their absence.
  • Ensure the accounting requirements and reporting deadlines for a whole team are met, overseeing planning, scheduling, and monitoring of workloads.
  • Act as highest authority on day-to-day queries and as “A” level 4-eyes signatory on administration matters, ensuring that company policy and professional and regulatory guidelines are adhered to.
  • Attend and participate at quarterly jurisdictional, management and product meetings.
  • Review WIP incurred and utilise across teams to ensure that extra billing opportunities are identified.
  • Contribute towards identifying improvements in policies and procedures that apply across the business.

You will be:

  • A qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with a strong background in technical accounting. 
  • Sound understanding of the Financial Services sector.
  • Computer literacy, word processing and spread sheet skills are essential.
  • Excellent people management experience and with ability inspire and lead teams.
  • Evidence of managing a major client relationships.

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