Head of Financial Reporting - Asset Management

Recruiter
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Location
Midlothian
Salary
Excellent Benefits
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Financial Reporting - Asset Management

Salary c. GBPCompetitive + Excellent Benefits

A pivotal role in the business/management team; the successful candidate will join an evolving business during an exciting period of change and will be accountable for the production of all financial and capital reporting for Asset Management entities. The financial reporting is for statutory and regulatory purposes, as well as internally for the business, and covers solo entities and Group submissions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for the production of all financial and capital reporting across the asset management entities of the business
  • Leading the internal (including board reporting on statutory numbers; regulatory reporting/capital forecasting) and external financial reporting production and standards within the business to ensure they maintain the highest standard of integrity, speed, transparency and quality
  • Meeting statutory & regulatory disclosure requirements, including production of all statutory accounts
  • Leading the production of the statutory accounts and associate processes for solo entities in the group.
  • Leading the production of Group external reporting requirements in respect of asset management and Group Head Office entities
  • Developing the capability of the finance reporting team; leading, mentoring and professionally developing people.

Key Skills & experience:

The successful candidate will possess a professional accounting qualification along with significant experience of leading the production and delivery of financial reporting in an Asset Management company.

  • Inspirational leader capable of building and maintaining a high-performing team
  • Significant experience of leading large teams and of providing leadership to technical specialists
  • Proven experience of leading a function/team through transformational change; able to inspire people to re-align their ways of working and thinking behind a common vision
  • Detailed knowledge of financial reporting regulatory requirements and legislatory frameworks
  • Expert level knowledge of industry trends, best practice and developments, good networks/links with external bodies and individuals in the same field
  • Highly analytical and skilled problem solver, with a strong commercial mind-set, and the ability to distil complex ideas or problems into simple, effective plans and solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence effectively with productive, successful relationships with demanding senior stakeholders
  • Ability to assess, react quickly and decisively to problems, taking tough decisions where needed.
  • Proven ability to think strategically yet be comfortable adopting a hands-on approach as needed, and staying close to the detail

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