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Group Reporting Manager

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Job Category

Finance & Fraud

Division

Finance

Location

Icon 1, WA15 0AF

Job Type

Full-time

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: Icon 1, WA15 0AF

About Finance at THG

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

About the Role

The Group is a listed business with increasing corporate governance and accounting requirements worldwide. You will be reporting into the Head of Financial Reporting and support across our financial reporting and Group finance function.

You will join our Group Finance team. A truly dynamic role, which will engage with finance leads across all area, with a several of direct reports. We aspire to be the best in class in our controls, processes and procedures and you will help shape those as part of this role. 

Sitting at a Group level, you will see all divisions of the business and work closely with our commercial teams, you will therefore be someone who is personable and keen to build strong relationships and networks across the business. You will have strong project management skills driving high quality deliverables on time.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and present a conclusion on technical matters, including one off queries, papers for the audit process and accounting papers throughout the year,
  • Be the point of contact for advisors and auditors,
  • Support the wider Group Financial reporting team on the delivery of the THG Group audit, interim and other reporting requirements, whilst leading on key areas of audit focus and complex accounting / audit matters,
  • Preparation and review of subsidiary accounts and working papers for UK and overseas entities, in addition to review and challenge of statutory information provided by divisional teams,
  • Opportunity to get involved with one off projects and drive large scale transactions on an ad hoc basis (such as corporate simplification projects),
  • Bring ideas to the table of how we can transform and improve processes, controls and frameworks in a high growth, dynamic environment,
  • Constantly challenge the status quo and lead on change / ways of working to improve systems and controls across the Group,
  • Build strong networks across the business, regularly liaising with the divisional teams, legal teams and company secretarial team to obtain information and project manage fulfilment of audit responsibilities,
  • Support the Head of Financial Reporting in the day to day management of the team and issue resolution,
  • Report to the Head of Financial Reporting with regular interaction with the Group Finance Director and Group FP&A Director on key issues.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant with at least 5+ years post qualified experience. Ideal role however for first time mover from practice
  • Understanding the principles of accounting and auditing, demonstrating a keen eye for detail and strong IFRS technical accounting experience
  • Experience of working with large corporate and / or listed businesses preferred
  • Strong communication skills as this will involve dealing with a wide range of stakeholders across the business
  • An individual who is keen to build strong networks
  • Understanding of financial controls framework, and process best practice
  • Experience working within a fast-paced environment,
  • Planning and organisational skills with proven ability to meet deadlines is essential,
  • A confident mindset, comfortable in dealing with a wide range of key stakeholders.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Wellbeing – Company on-site doctor, physio, hairdresser, free on-site gym, employee assistance program (EAP).
  • 25 days holiday + Birthday off + Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff Discounts (All THG Brands) + Discounted Staff Shop on-site
  • Hotel Discounts (We own King Street Hotel – King St has a new spa as well)
  • Hale Country Club Discounts (Spa/Gym/Restaurant)
  • Enhanced parenthood pay after 1 year service
  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • In-house L&D function who can deliver internal sessions as well as support with external courses/certifications/apprenticeships/upskilling
  • You will have access to use our Tech scheme and Cycle scheme, which is a new salary sacrifice scheme to allow UK employees to purchase from Cycle scheme retailers, and technology from Curry's PC World - through monthly instalments.

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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