Financial Reporting Manager



Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: DO6505

Role Overview

Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we have an exciting new opportunity for a Financial Reporting Manager to join our Central Support Office. The Financial Reporting Manager will play a vital role by supporting the Group Financial Controller directly in all matters of financial accounting, statutory reporting and compliance reporting. 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Preparation of the annual statutory accounts and acting as the primary day to day contact for the external auditors
  • Preparation of the quarterly covenant / lender compliance reporting
  • Maintaining and developing the documentation of the accounts manual and control environment within the business
  • Ensuring a robust financial control environment is maintained within the business
  • Provide analysis and insight to support better decisions across the business
  • Preparation of technical accounting papers to consider and determine the appropriate accounting treatment for transactions and new accounting standards
  • Involvement in the annual budgeting and rolling forecast process as well as the preparation and maintenance of the cash flow forecasting process
  • Supporting and developing the junior members of the team acting as a mentor and manager

What you’ll bring 

  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge (IFRS)
  • Advanced knowledge of excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative
  • Strong communication and a good team player
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Strong interpersonal skills – you will be building relationships with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the business

It’s a super place to work

  • Generous team member discount to be enjoyed in the store, restaurant and foodhall
  • Thriving culture, the Dobbies team are passionate, diverse and committed to our customer
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Stakeholder pension with shared employee and employer contribution
  • Company paid life insurance plus a bunch of flexible benefits

About Dobbies

For 150 years, the Dobbies name has stood for quality horticulture. During this time we've been proud to provide the very best products and expert advice to gardeners throughout the UK.

Today Dobbies is  UK's largest Garden Centre retailer. We have Stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Naturally, we have one of the biggest and best ranges of quality plants and gardening equipment around.  You don't have to be an avid gardener to enjoy Dobbies because, as well as having everything to make your garden grow, we have everything you need to simply relax and enjoy your garden – and much more.

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