Senior Manager, Group Financial Reporting

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Price

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12-18 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Lizzie Price

I'm currently recruiting for a Senior Manager, Group Financial Reporting.

An 18 Month FTC Senior Manager role within the Group Financial Reporting team, with responsibility for Group Technical Accounting; together with responsibility and oversight of the accounting for inventory, lease accounting and share based payments from a consolidated Group perspective. Two direct reports and one shared resource.

Key Responsibilities for a Senior Manager Group Financial Reporting:

Technical Accounting

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the Group accounting policies, and communicating these to the wider Burberry finance teams, ensuring global consistency and compliance.
  • Technical accounting centre of expertise leadership and training across the Group.
  • Support the first year of reporting under IFRS 16


  • Responsible for reporting the Group consolidated inventory position including calculating unrealised profit in stock for actual, forecast and budget results; review and analysis of inventory reporting by business units; estimation of impact of exchange rates on inventory and profit in stock.
  • Review of inventory for statutory reporting, ensuring compliance with accounting policies. Analysis of statutory inventory and inventory provisions. Drafting report to audit committee on inventory.
  • Preparation of inventory disclosure notes for Group financial statements.

Statutory Reporting

  • Responsible for managing and owning the preparation process for the Group financial statements for Interim and Year End statutory reporting, working in conjunction with the consolidation team and reporting to the Group Financial Controller.
  • Ensuring the financial statements are compliant with IFRS requirements and Group accounting policies
  • Acting as a key contact for the Group external auditors, leading the Group coordination of the audit & review processes during interim and year end reporting.
  • Member of the Annual Report work group with input to the strategic report and remuneration report

They are looking fro ACA qualified candidates who are 5+ years PQE who have a strong technical background


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