Job Category: Accounting/Finance

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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: W1, West End of London, Greater London
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000/annum
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Feb 24, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • My client is a multi-national shipping group with strategic global hubs located in Europe, West Africa and Asia. The company’s fleet size has doubled over the last two years and is expected to continue this rapid growth over the next three years.
  • Due to rapid expansion, our client is seeking a technically strong Financial Reporting Manager with a commercial acumen.
  • Financial Reporting Manager
  • This role will be reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller.
  • The Financial Reporting Manager is a newly created role providing an exceptional opportunity for a driven individual to play an integral part of the Finance team of a dynamic, fast paced and rapidly growing group.
  • Key responsibilities and accountabilities


  • Monitoring our derivatives exposure (FFAs, options, FX contracts and interest rate swaps) and assisting the CFO in hedging our open positions;
  • Documenting group financial risks and controls and updating our risk register;
  • Documenting processes and controls for new sub-divisions;


  • Responsible for the group consolidation of approx. 100 legal entities, including authorising and processing consolidation journals;
  • Supervise the financial reporting and fleet accountants to ensure reporting deadlines are met
  • Preparing a quarterly board reporting pack and monthly management accounts for key business groups, including commentary on performance and KPIs for senior management review;
  • Review and monitoring of cash flow forecasts and budgets,
  • Review of annual group financial statements reporting under IFRS;
  • Reviewing financial loan covenants and submitting to banks;
  • Preparation of accounting memoranda for complex transactions, including the accounting implications under IFRS; and
  • Dealing with external auditors, ensuring that documentation and information is provided in a timely manner.
  • Managing and overseeing the audit process including agreeing timetables and ensuring timely delivery of audit information.


  • Preparing financial models for new projects and investments to assist the CFO & CEO in making strategic decisions;
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller in performing financial due diligence on new investments and
  • Ad hoc projects and other tasks as advised by the Group Financial Controller.

Experience Requirements

  • N/A

Education Requirements

  • N/A

Skills Requirements

  • Qualified ACA or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience;
  • Strong technical accounting skills including knowledge of reporting under IFRS;
  • Demonstrates willingness to take ownership and accountability;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with good written and oral communication;
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach to finding solutions;
  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines;
  • Good organisation skills, systematic and process driven;


  • 22 days Holiday Allowance + Bank Holidays
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus
  • Company Pension: My client will match the employee contribution at 3%
  • Private Healthcare Insurance
  • Annual Season Ticket Loan

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About the Company

Company Name: Ernest Hathaway
Address: The Old Truman Brewery | 91 Brick Lane | London E1 6QL, , UNITED KINGDOM

Company Profile: Since our inception, Ernest Hathaway has been focused on building a strategic, quality search practice Operating primarily within the private equity and finance space, we provide our clients with an array of talented individuals across a wide spectrum of industries. With a vast wealth of experience from investment management, portfolio management and risk management, we bring a modern, honest and dedicated approach to understanding the requirements for your business or your career.

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