Group Reporting Manager

Salary Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Discipline Finance
Contact NameAJ Marsh


The role  

N Brown Group is currently seeking a highly skilled Group Reporting Manager to fill a pivotal role within our organisation. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in working within a best practice control environment, particularly within large groups. this individual will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing group reporting processes, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency throughout. Join us in this dynamic opportunity to contribute to our team and drive excellence in financial reporting.


N Brown – who we are and why work for us?  

At N Brown, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment that values equality for all. Our vision is that by ‘championing inclusion, we’ll become the most loved and trusted fashion retailer’. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are, therefore, at the heart of our culture.  

We’re a forward-thinking digital retailer with a financial services proposition to be proud of. We’re customer-obsessed, serving them through three core brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, and Jacamo. We’re experienced, with over 160 years of trading under our belt. We’re inclusive, as we believe in fashion without boundaries; and we’re sustainable, striving to make as little impact on the planet as possible. 


What will you do as a Group Reporting Manager at N Brown?   

*        Overseeing the preparation and completion within agreed deadlines of the consolidated group annual report and subsidiary accounts

*        Drive the production of the group’s annual and half year reporting

*        Monthly and year end consolidation, including responsibility over all statutory and consolidation adjustments

*        Proactively managing the year end audit, ensuring that all deliverables are provided in line with agreed deadlines and acting as key point of contact for the auditors

*        Ensuring strong processes and best practice controls are in place and actively monitored across all areas of statutory and financial reporting, driving improved accuracy and efficiency

*        Responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of regulatory reporting

*        Leading and developing a team of qualified and non-qualified accountants, ensuring the team remain motivated

*        Provide support to the Group Financial Controller on an ad hoc basis as and when required 


What skills and experience will you have?  

*        Qualified accountant with post qualified experience (Big 4 ACA preferable)

*        Strong technical skills

*        Proven ability to lead and develop teams

*        Experience of large groups is essential

*        Plc and financial services experience is preferred Retail experience preferred, but not essential

*        Able to manage multiple stakeholders and drive adherence to deadlines

*        Proactive and driven individual with a growth mindset

*        Experience of working in a best practice control environment


What’s in it for you?  

*        24 days holiday (+ 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 days  

*        Annual bonus scheme  

*        Enhanced maternity and adoption leave  

*        Access to Apricity, a self-funding IVF benefit at a reduced rate  

*        Company pension with up to 8% N Brown contribution  

*        Mental Health support both internally and externally, including access to our wellbeing champions and counselling services  

*        A range of financial wellbeing support  

*        Colleague discount across all N Brown brands  

*        Onsite café with subsidised rates and local restaurant discounts!  

*        Life Assurance and Private Medical Insurance  

*        Paid volunteer time – all our colleagues can take a full day paid to volunteer for a charity of their choice  


Our promise to you:  

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


What happens when you apply to a role at N Brown?  

As soon as we receive your application, we’ll send you an email to let you know. We always aim to come back to you as soon as possible with an update and we really appreciate you taking the time to apply for a role with us. Good luck!