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Financial Reporting Manager

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Position Title: Financial Reporting Manager
Location: [City], [Town]
Position Type: Full-time
Department: Finance
Reports to: [Name/Title]

Company Description

[Company Name] is a thriving retail organisation committed to delivering top-notch products and services to our customers. We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Financial Reporting Manager to join our finance team and oversee accurate and timely financial reporting for our retail operations.

Job Description

As the Financial Reporting Manager, you will be responsible for managing the financial reporting processes, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and providing accurate financial information to support decision-making within the retail division.

Financial Reporting

  • Oversee the preparation and submission of accurate and timely financial statements for the retail division.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulatory requirements, and company policies.

Month-end and Year-end Close:

  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting processes for the retail business.
  • Collaborate with department heads to establish budgetary targets and financial goals.

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
  • Provide insights into key performance indicators to support strategic decision-making.

External Reporting:

  • Coordinate the preparation of external financial reports for regulatory bodies and stakeholders.
  • Work with external auditors to facilitate the annual audit process.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements in financial reporting and implement best practices.
  • Streamline reporting processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, accounting, and operations, to gather relevant financial data.
  • Provide guidance and support to the finance team to ensure accurate and timely reporting


  • [Add required and desirable qualifications]
  • Proven experience as a Financial Reporting Manager in the retail industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

Joining [Company Name] means becoming part of a dynamic and innovative team. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional development. If you are a dedicated financial professional with a passion for accurate financial reporting in the retail sector, we encourage you to apply and contribute to our continued success.

[Company Name] is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

This job description is a generic template and can be customised to align with the specific needs and values of your company.

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