Senior Manager Continental Europe (Corporate Reporting)




The Senior Manager of the CE Corporate Reporting team is the owner of financial statement generation for all of the CE legal entities and is responsible for the accuracy of financial information presented in the external financial statements.
This includes:
  • Oversight of the controls of the accounting services provided by the FCS Global Business Services team and other outsourced providers (internal and external)
  • Establishment and management of controls environment within the CE Accounting process
The role is required to build deep relationships with the GBS leads in Atlanta, Dublin and Hyderabad and Group Head of Accounting Policy in Atlanta.  Some travel to these locations required.
Key Responsibilities:
        Financial Reporting
  • Accountable that CE entity financial statements are accurate, timely, and presented in conformity with US GAAP, local GAAP, and IFRS
  • Identify requirements of new accounting standards, assess impact in conjunction with Group Accounting Policy, and implement in conjunction with GBS End-to-End leads
         Accounting Processes
  • Define and oversee the period-end close for all CE entities
  • Perform financial statement analytic review
  • Present financial statements and analysis to Head of EMEA FCS
         Risk and Controls
  • Identify areas of financial and operating risk related to accounting and reporting activities
  • Work with FCS colleagues and business managers to mitigate these risks, or escalate them to the appropriate authority (i.e., Head of EMEA FCS, Accounting Policy, CAO)
  • Evaluate compliance with, and effectiveness of, SOX controls
  • Support the development and implementation of improved and new controls in conjunction with the GBS Director of Controls
  • Ensure proper processes and controls are in place and evidenced as operating effectively
  • Review adherence to Service Level Agreement with service providers (GBS and other internal and external providers), including review of service level standards (KPIs) in conjunction with the local Oversight Finance Managers
  • As a key stakeholder and consumer of data outputs of the Global Business Services ("GBS") organization, oversee and evaluate the service delivery performance being provided for leveraged transaction processing services
    Regulatory capital
  • Act as primary point of capital for EMEA Regulatory Reporting team for 5 year financial, dividend and regulatory capital forecasts for CE statutory entities
  • Provide support to EMEA Regulatory Reporting team for Consolidated ICAAP and CE equivalents as required
    Stakeholder Management
  • Act as primary point of contact for financial results for the CE entities
  • Present financial results to local Boards as required
  • Engage with key stakeholders to resolve financial queries
         Audit – External and Internal
  • Oversee internal and external audits of CE entities and follow-up on corrective actions required from audits as required
         Project management
  • Provide support to Global, Regional and local projects (such as M&A, systems implementation etc) as required
         Staffing & Talent Management
  • Actively champion Investing in You programme
  • Develop Invesco’s conduct culture and ensure due consideration and
  • Escalate any issue pertaining to the adherence to Invesco’s Code of Conduct and ethical standards, if necessary


Experience and Knowledge:
  • Detailed knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP")
  • Detailed knowledge of local GAAP (German and French in particular)
  • Experience complying with statutory financial reporting requirements in a variety of countries across the globe is preferred
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS")
  • Experience with international financial and operating regulations preferred
  • Ability to recognize accounting risks and apply technical accounting standards to a variety of unique transactions
  • Ability to achieve results within the Invesco culture
  • Excellent key stakeholder / business partner service orientation
  • Ability to work with and influence senior executives within and outside of Finance
  • Ability to form and manage high-performing teams
  • Ability to work collaboratively, particularly with GBS End-to-End Leads, Group Head of Accounting Policy
  • Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, or equivalent certification
  • 10+ years post qualified experience in public accounting
  • 7+ years’ experience in industry as a region or division Controller preferred
Other Personal Attributes Required:
  • Strong leadership and people developments skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills/ ability to work to deadlines
  • Proactive with ability to work on own initiative
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Team player with ability to deal with people on all levels
  • Ability to display confidence and tact when dealing with senior leadership across the organization
  • Ability to work within a matrix environment
  • Ability to travel to other offices in EMEA
  • Sound IT skills.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.


Europe, Middle East and Africa-Germany-Hessen-Frankfurt am Main

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