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Accounts Team Leader

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 16 December 2021
  • Job Ref: LOF36938_1637080443

My client is a friendly and supportive organisation who are based in central Leeds within easy reach of the train station. Due to some recent internal changes they are looking to secure the services of a talented Accounts Team Leader. This role will suit someone is looking to take on more management responsibility who is already leading a small team and who wants to develop in this area.
Duties will include:

*Taking charge of the day to day functions of client invoicing and customer related transactions and reconciling to bank statements and the trial balance
*Oversee the daily reconciliation processes to ensure all high volume reconciliations of circa £4-5m balance value
*Ensuring daily, weekly and monthly receipts and payments received in company bank accounts and client accounts are fully reconciled to customer payment system and nominal ledger
*Own and maintain client relationships, ensuring sales invoices are raised in line with agreed SLA's
*Identify and flag required changes to processes to management and be the front-line person driving in team efficiencies
*Complete the day to day management of 4 direct reports, including the setting and periodic review of objectives
*Ensure all reconciliations are processed in a timely manner and that all accounts are reconciled to general ledger and incoming files / customer system
*Assisting in the creation of new reconciliations, workflows and refinements and ensuring design of processes and reconciliations optimises efficiency
*Creation of regular reporting on the status of the reconciliations and determine actions to be undertaken in order to meet internal and clients SLA's
*Participate in and completes preparation of minutes of weekly reconciliation review meeting and driving forward the resolution of any issues
*Ensure all sales invoices and payments are completed both efficiently and accurately.

If you would like to be considered for this role you will have to demonstrate strong management skills and ideally have worked in a busy high volume processing environment. You will also have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career and take a step on the management ladder. Our client are looking to appoint as soon as is practical so to avoid disappointment please don't delay your application.
If you are interested in taking your next move in Finance and feel you are up to the challenge outlined above then then please contact Liam O'Flaherty at Sharp Consultancy to discuss your application now.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.