Posted Date:  18 Sep 2023
Posting End Date:  06-Oct-2023
Location:  Coventry
Company:  Severn Trent Water
Department:  General Counsel
Salary (£):  £45,000-£80,000

Corporate Reporting Manager


We are looking for someone to join our small, highly committed team to deliver the Group’s programme of statutory and regulatory reporting to support our core value of ‘Being a Company You Can Trust’.  You will ensure that all of our reporting obligations are delivered to an exceptional standard, on time and in a way that is meaningful for our stakeholders.   


You will be working as part of the busy Company Secretariat Team (‘Co Sec’) and report to the Group Company Secretary. You will work closely with senior stakeholders in the Group, including regular contact and liaison with the Board, STEC, SMT and external regulators. This is a critical role for the Group, ensuring delivery of the Group’s corporate reporting obligations in planful manner.


By virtue of our Stock Exchange Listing and regulated status, we have extensive corporate reporting obligations. Yes, it’s a demanding role – but an amazing one that the right person will flourish in. The pride of seeing your reports published, and receiving internal and external recognition for a job well done, is hard to beat. 


Sound interesting? Then read on.




Corporate Reporting


You’ll lead delivery of the year end programme of work (including delivery of the Severn Trent Plc Annual Report, Severn Trent Water and Hafren Dyfrdwy Annual Performance Reports, Sustainability Report and Green Recovery Report), managing senior internal and external stakeholders – including the Board, STEC, SMT and external partners such as design agencies, external auditor, external assurers.  


Co-ordination of the development and articulation of key messages across the reports, ensuring a consistent tone of voice and addressing the information needs of external stakeholders, is fundamental part of the role. This will involve liaison with multiple internal stakeholders to manage data inputs (including quantitative and narrative input collating these inputs into cohesive disclosures throughout the Group’s suite of annual reporting. 


You will also proactively seek and present improvements to processes and controls, providing effective recommendations and co-ordinating those improvements across key teams within the business.


Board Liaison and Support


You’ll support the Group Company Secretary on all matters related to the Severn Trent Plc Board of Directors, including maintaining regular contact with the Board, CEO and CFO, keeping them informed of Board and Board Committee activity.


You will be responsible for managing Board logistics as they relate to Board and Committee meetings, Board member trips and other important Board off-site events.


Subsidiary Company Management


You’ll assist the Senior Assistant Company Secretary  in ensuring the accuracy of our statutory registers and assist with the preparation of documentation relating to the annual statutory accounts for subsidiary companies within the Group




Experience within in a Corporate Reporting role, and knowledge of the governance, statutory and regulatory reporting framework that Severn Trent operates in would be advantageous however we welcome applications from anyone who feels they have the drive, commitment and positivity required to undertake this demanding and exciting role.




Working here isn’t just a job. You can build a career at Severn Trent. We’ll reward you for it, too. We have a range of benefits that recognise great work, and award-winning training to help you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the communities where we live. 


With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite's perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent family:  


  • 31 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to 20% of salary dependent on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate
  • Car allowance of £5,208 pa (pro-rata where appropriate)
  • Private medical cover, life assurance, income protection and personal accident cover
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers
  • Family friendly policies
  • Two volunteering days per year




We can’t wait to hear from you.  

Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at 


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