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Financial Reporting Manager

Peterborough, Open to Flexibility Competitive Salary

At Compare the Market (CtM) our purpose is to make great financial decision making a breeze for everyone, and that purpose drives us every day.

It’s why we’re on a mission to create an automated quoting engine, with the simplest of experiences, wrapped in a brand everyone loves!

We change lives by making it simple to switch and save money. So, when it comes to getting a better deal, it’s never been more blindingly obvious why you would choose Compare the Market.  

We’d love you to be part of our journey.
We have an opportunity for a Financial Reporting Manager, working as part of a team, to deliver accurate and timely financial reporting for the management of controls which govern this. This will include preparation of Group’s statutory accounts, financial regulatory reporting, as well as monitoring and validating Finance controls. The role will provide technical accounting advice across the business as well as co-ordinate and assisting with internal and external audit processes. Key responsibilities will include; 
•     Assisting the external auditors in their enquiries, support the delivery of audit actions on time and actively manage risks and issues to timelines
•    Providing technical advice to across the business, including preparation of accounting papers and review of new deals from an accounting and risk perspective
•     Collaborating with audit teams to assess control gaps, recommend and implement process improvements
•    Performing regular risk assessments of our commercial operations and contribute to the development of risk mitigation strategies
•    Proactively seeking out and making improvements across finance, whether this is control improvements, technical training or bringing clarity to financial operations and transactional data
•    As part of a team, supporting the preparation of company and consolidated statutory accounts, as well as other regulatory reporting
•    Preparing other monthly reporting and reconciliations for management purposes as required
•    Operating key finance controls, as well as support in limited month-end general ledger entries where needed.

Everyone is welcome.
We have a culture of creativity. We approach our work passionately, improve constantly and celebrate our wins at every turn. We are an inclusive workplace and our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, whole selves to work. Everyone is welcome. Be you.

This means we’re excited to hear from people with a range of skills, experiences and ideas. We don’t expect you to tick all the boxes, but would love to hear what makes you great for this role.

You’ll ideally have experience in a similar role, demonstrating the following skills and attributes; 
•    Be an accountant (ACA or equivalent) 
•    Have experience of reporting within a large company or audit practice
•    Strong knowledge of accounting principles, IFRS and consolidation
•    Familiarity with the processes and procedures to manage internal controls
•    Skilled in preparing clear and accurate documentation about technical issues and control reviews
•    Possess the ability to make complex technical accounting simple for non-financial stakeholders
•    Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel

There’s something for everyone.
We’re a place of opportunity. You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of amazingly talented people.

Our people bring our purpose to life.
Our Finance team is at the very heart of the business, seen as valued and trusted business partners that have a unique understanding of how the business operates and relentlessly seek to drive actionable insight and value into the business, providing clear financial and commercial direction and playing a key role in shaping our future direction and agenda.

There’s something for everyone.
You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of talented people. And then there’s our benefits. For us, it’s not just about a competitive salary and hybrid working, we care about what matters to you. From a generous holiday allowance and private healthcare to an electric car scheme and paid development, wellbeing and CSR days, we’ve pretty much got you covered. 



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