Specialist, Financial Reporting

Job Title: Specialist, Financial Reporting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 22/11/2018
Reference: 13972082/001_1543309314
Contact Name: Olivia Crook
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2018 09:01

Job Description

Financial Reporting, Regulatory Reporting and ad hoc analysis and accounting queries.

Client Details

Private-Equity backed Financial Services business in Leeds. Finance team of c80 spread across Leeds and London.


Support the preparation of the Group's Financial Statements ensuring adherence to IFRS.

Own the preparation of the subsidiary Financial Statements ensuring adherence to IFRS.

Support the preparation of the quarterly High Yield Bond reporting deliverables.

Ownership of key reporting deliverables to external parties, including trade associations, private equity industry bodies, and regulatory bodies.

Maintain good relations with the external auditors through the compilation, analysis and presentation of high quality financial information and appropriate documentation.

Ensure all deliverables adhere to the Financial Control Framework.

Identify and solve financial reporting issues and risks that arise within the area, preparing technical or judgement papers where necessary to support the approach taken.

Additional responsibilities

Participate in strategic priorities, providing reporting and technical accounting guidance to support timely delivery of projects.

Partnering with the wider Finance team to provide financial reporting and technical accounting support.



ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified.

Good experience and technical working knowledge of key IFRS relevant to statutory Financial Statements preparation.

Strong communication skills, both written and oral. IT literate with good Excel and Word skills.


Knowledge of the operations of Financial Services companies.

Experience and knowledge of key IFRS specific to Financial Services companies.

Regulatory reporting experience.

Personal Attributes

Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Aware of risks and control issues and responds to them quickly, escalating issues where necessary.

Strong communicator with an ability to listen to and communicate with different levels of internal and external stakeholders, including the external auditors.

Comfortable with challenging others.

Ability to work unsupervised, with high level of self-motivation.

Job Offer

Leading salary and excellent wider benefits including generous pension and bonus scheme.