Head of Financial reporting

Role Description

Head of Financial Reporting – FTSE 100 Company

Cpl are delighted to be recruiting for a Head of Financial Reporting on behalf an esteemed global company with a strong presence in Belfast. This is an exciting opportunity to join a FTSE 100 company who continue to go from strength to strength and would ideally suit an exceptional Managerial level candidate coming from practice and seeking a move into industry, or equally a dynamic individual, currently in an industry role, looking to develop their career.

Reporting to the UK Finance Director duties will include;

  • Managing the performance and development of the UK financial reporting team
  • Responsible for the year-end and half year-end consolidation financial reporting processes, ensuring accurate financial reporting output
  • Timely and accurate preparation of all financial information in the annual report
  • Responsible for the audit process, ensure deadlines are met and accurate information is provided to the Group's auditors on time
  • Overseeing the preparation of the financial statements for the Group's subsidiaries and ensure filing deadlines are met
  • Overseeing the preparation of monthly control packs as part of the month end process
  • Overseeing the preparation of the quarterly KPI information required for external reporting
  • Liaising with key stakeholders such as Finance Director, Head of Commercial Finance and Investor Relations
  • Own and Lead the Balance Sheet review process including presenting to the Board and stakeholders around the business
  • Formulating accounting policy, providing technical advice and guidance to the rest of the business in relation to IFRS accounting treatments of various matters
  • Supporting the commercial team in the preparation of monthly, quarterly or budget/forecast information where required


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent academics with a relevant degree (2:1 minimum)
  • BIG 4/Top 10 ACA qualified with 3-6 years PQE
  • Candidates will have experience in an organisation of scale (as either clients or within a role)
  • Strong finance reporting and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills and confidence to deliver information to senior management



The package is negotiable and will tailored to attract the very best candidates on the market

For more information on this role or any other within Accountancy & Finance please contact Darrach on 02890725622 or apply directly below.

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