Financial Reporting Accountant

Financial Reporting Accountant I prepares periodic financial statements required for external reporting. Collects and analyzes financial data, ensuring that all reporting is in compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting regulations and guidelines. Being a Financial Reporting Accountant I consolidates entries and accounts to be utilized in financial statements. Prepares internal reports as required. Additionally, Financial Reporting Accountant I researches accounting rules and regulations and makes recommendations regarding company policy. May provide support and assistance to external auditors. Requires a bachelor’s degree of Accounting or Finance. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Financial Reporting Accountant I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Financial Reporting Accountant I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

Financial Reporting Accountant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join our team.


  • The production of half yearly consolidated sub-group accounts;
  • The production of quarterly and periodic investor reports;
  • Maintaining the integrity of the general ledger;
  • Deliver the annual Company IFRS Financial Statements together with accompanying support;
  • Prepare and collate information for the quarterly Audit and Risk Committees;
  • Respond to ad-hoc queries and financial information requests as required;
  • Plan and deliver group audit and work with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out;
  • Variance analysis on monthly reports and budgets;
  • Upkeep of Group accounting policies to ensure best practice;
  • Working with Financial Controllers and wider Finance Teams to identify key areas of existing and emerging financial risk;
  • Support the preparation of quarterly reporting information, communicated externally and internally to the FD/CFO;
  • Update the bonus accrual a monthly basis;
  • Ad hoc analysis to facilitate improved commercial decision making;
  • Consolidate 140+ statutory entities;
  • Preparation of financial information and regulatory disclosure.


  • Experience of financial controls and project management;
  • Strong excel skills;
  • Newly qualified finance professional (ACA / ACCA);
  • Demonstrable internal/external audit experience;
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and oral;
  • Emotionally intelligent with the ability to build relationships and think laterally;
  • Proficient with MS Excel and ERP systems;
  • Assisting with year-end processes including financial statement and audit;
  • Supporting the business reporting process, through monthly management reporting, statutory accounts and business performance reporting;
  • Ensuring that management reporting is timely and accurate and you will line manage a team of two;
  • Knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS or FRS102);
  • Ideally Immediately available/1 week notice;
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment is a plus;
  • Strong written communication skills;
  • Audit experience and a track record of preparing financial statements, statutory accounts, consolidated monthly management accounts and reports.