Group Financial Reporting Manager

10 Aug 2018
16 Aug 2018
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Contract Type
Contract, Full time

Group Financial Reporting Manager

Join ITV as a Group Financial Reporting Manager based in London...


At ITV, we love creating some of the nation's best-loved and most-watched TV programmes. The team behind the UK's largest commercial family of channels, we create and distribute high-quality content across multiple platforms. It takes a collaboration of creative, commercial and global thinkers to make things happen. Everyone plays their part. If you're curious, collaborative, open minded and always look to do things better - you'll love building your career here.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on the role of Group Financial Reporting Manager on an interim basis. Reporting into the Director of Group Financial Reporting & Control, you will be acting as a business partner with key Group stakeholders such as Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, Group Secretariat and External Audit.

This is a key role within the Group Finance team based in London. The job includes but is not limited to:

Playing a lead role in the Interim and Annual reporting process, covering planning, review and production of the primary statements and notes to the accounts. The role also contributes to the finance review, financial analyst slides and the audit committee papers.

Acquisition support for the business development team principally covering the review of any acquisition accounting but also to provide input on ad hoc accounting issues throughout.

Responsibility for all defined benefit pension accounting including acting as business partner to Director of Pension on pension management projects or structures. Working with the Group’s actuary to understand movements in scheme and work on ad hoc pension queries.

Technical support and review for Group RTR and Group FP&A teams on complex transactions or statutory entity accounts e.g. IFRS share costs and Group Cash Flow.

Ad hoc projects as defined by the CFO and Director of Group Finance.

Key requirements include:

Qualified accountant (with appropriate level of PQE)

Experience of working in or auditing a similar size / complexity business

Accounting knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP across all areas and a specific understanding of: IFRS2 Share-based payments, IFRS 3 (Revised) Business combinations, IFRS 10 Consolidation, IFRS 11 Joint Arrangements, IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (including hedge accounting), IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers, IFRS 16 Leases and IAS19 Employee benefits.

Experience of Hyperion reporting and Oracle – would be beneficial but not essential 

Building and developing relationships within the finance community 

Impeccable stakeholder management experience 

If you have the skills we need, then we want to hear from you.

We're on the lookout for the world's best talent from all ethnicities and backgrounds. Our jobs are open to everyone. What really matters here is your ability to collaborate and think globally, creatively and commercially. Passionate about having a highly diverse team, we're fair, inclusive and treat everybody equally and with respect. At ITV, we value and reward all of our colleagues, offering a variety of perks, including bonuses, a fantastic pension and five weeks' holiday on top of public holidays.

Closing date: 16th August 2018

ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

"ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture."