Interim Group Financial Reporting - Family Office

Summary

Salary
Up to £70,000 depending on experience
Team
Finance
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The role is responsible for Weybourne Group Reporting and communicating monthly, quarterly and annual financial information to stakeholders in a comprehensive, clear and targeted manner.  As such the individual who performs this role must be flexible and innovative, considering the requirements of a diverse audience.  At the same time, being the financial reporting resource for the team and wider family business interests, this role requires a high level of technical accounting and reporting knowledge with problem solving ability.  The role is responsible for the production of all consolidated financial reporting: budgeting, cash flow forecasts, strategy, wealth, monthly management reporting, statutory reporting and any ad hoc reporting and project work as required.
Monthly reporting includes the preparation of Weybourne consolidated management accounts, the review and oversight of subsidiary entities ensuring appropriate standards and guidelines are adhered to, ensuring consistent reporting is applied to the presentation of financial and non-financial information to stakeholders across the Group.  You will be the technical and reporting expert ensuring best standards of guidance and practice are applied throughout the Group.
The majority of the Group and the family’s business activities are carried out through corporate entities.

Accountabilities

• Manage year end reporting processes including external auditors – define the statutory reporting packs, prepare and submit the Weybourne Group consolidated statutory accounts and associated Audit Committee papers. Manage internal relationships with the tax team regarding tax disclosures and communications team.
• Manage the cashflow forecasting process – maintain the timetable, forecasting tools and reporting cycles.
• Manage the planning and budgeting cycle – developing and updating the Group strategic plan and preparing any associated Board papers.  Setting the divisional budgeting timetable, ensuring approval and presenting consolidated reporting to the relevant boards.
• Manage the month end reporting cycle – setting and monitoring the timetable, collating information for reviews and preparing the Weybourne Group Board reports. Reviewing and providing technical guidance to subsidiary entities.
• Ensure suitable management and statutory reporting exists for all entities overseen by Weybourne.
• Develop and introduce improvements to reporting processes and formats, working closely with the Systems team to develop financial reporting tools and the automation of reports and processes.
• Ensure appropriate accounting policies are in place and are maintained for the various activities and entities of Weybourne Group.
• Ensure that key stakeholders are aware of and prepare accordingly for any mandatory company disclosures.
• Provide ad hoc accounting and finance support to the various divisional finance teams.
• Undertake finance project work as required.

Skills

Profile:
• Qualified accountant.
• Experience of working within a monthly reporting environment and consolidations.
• High levels of integrity and confidentiality.
• Flexible and inquisitive personality who uses initiative to challenge and improve processes & reporting output.
• Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills with ability to work to strict reporting deadlines whilst maintaining attention to detail.
• Enjoys working in a dynamic environment and take responsibility for timely delivery of work.
• Diplomatic team player able to communicate to both financial and non-financial audiences.
• Comfortable utilising technology for efficiencies and familiar with Microsoft suite of products.
• Accurate and conscientious.
Behavioural:
• Able to juggle multiple workstreams simultaneously and deliver work on time.
• Effective, professional and diplomatic in dealing with colleagues, internal clients and third-parties.
• Willingness and ability to adapt quickly to new and unfamiliar challenges.
• Question the status quo, embrace new ideas, explore new methods to enhance processes.

Benefits

• 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Performance related bonus
• Life assurance
• Sport centre
• Free on-site parking
• Subsidised café and restaurants
• Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 04 January 2019