Financial Reporting Manager

City of Westminster
£65000 - £80000 per annum
28 Apr 2017
26 May 2017
Chris Hatcher
Job Function
Finance Manager
Full Time
Contract Type

Financial Reporting Manager - FTSE30

Central London

Excellent Blue Chip Package


Associated British Foods is a FTSE 30 diversified multinational group with sales of over £13 billion and employing 130,000 people across 50 countries. The group boasts a portfolio of some of the world's best known brands including Twinings, Jordans Dorset Ryvita and Primark. ABF has a clear strategy of strong and sustainable organic and acquisitive growth whilst providing quality food and clothing that are central to people's lives.


ABF are looking to recruit a high calibre senior finance professional who is looking for a challenging and high visibility entry point role offering fast track career progression in a truly global organisation.


With significant exposure to the group Executive and to senior management within business units across all regions and divisions, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the group consolidation under IFRS of annual and interim statutory accounts for 400 active reporting entities
  • Assisting with monthly management reporting, budgeting and forecasting to tight deadlines for the Board
  • Providing technical training, guidance and advice on International Accounting Standards to the group's worldwide operations
  • Supporting a variety of projects including impairment reviews, valuation of intangibles, acquisition due diligence, disposals and ad hoc analysis as and when required


The successful candidate will be a technically strong, senior qualified accountant with an inquisitive and flexible approach who will have trained within a top accounting firm. You will have the confidence, credibility and gravitas to build relationships and engage with a variety of senior stakeholders across the entire business. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual who is looking to develop a career within a leading, global business.


The successful candidate will be eligible to participate in the group's fast track "Finance Development Programme" which provides accelerated career development across the group. With its exposure to the Group Executive and regular interaction with the businesses, this role provides an excellent springboard for progression either within Head Office or into an operating company for those candidates whose style is both challenging and diplomatic and who have the credibility to work at the highest levels across the organisation.