Head Of Reporting - 12 Month Contract
- Closing Date: 4th December 2020
To assist the Financial Controller to report and communicate all financial information relative to the EMEA business units, working closely with the Financial Controller on all aspects of reporting and communication with GES UK and US on month end, quarter end and SOX compliance matters.
Key activities and responsibilities
Management of the GL Accountant reporting function for EMEA and completion of quarterly success factor reviews.
Ensure accuracy of journal entries made by the GL Accountants and appropriate back up for journals are present.
Review and complete month end reporting to the Financial Controller for consolidation on working day five versus plan. Ensure intercompany balances agree working with the relevant teams as necessary.
Manage responsibilities for timely completion of all tasks, ‘get it right first time, on time’.
Communicate closely with internal and external audit as required.
Ensure accuracy and timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations including submission into Black line.
Responsible for the close timetable accuracy and completion of and ensure accuracy of reporting, best process and practice is being upheld.
Review SOX controls and ensure the correct controls are being adhered to.
Responsible for external Statutory Accounts submissions across EMEA.
Management of Internal and External audit
Continually challenge the status quo.
Be innovative always looking for improvements that speed up reporting and create time to aid in business and process innovation.
Assist the Financial Controller for EMEA as required due to absence or holiday.
Actively engage in continuous improvement ensuring suggestions and opportunities are highlighted to your line manager.
Demonstrate commitment to the core values of the company.
Take a participative role in the company’s sustainability initiative and ensure, where possible, your actions support the achievement of this initiative; reuse, recycle and replenish.
Ensure compliance with all health and safety, corporate, client and legislative standards across the function.