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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hybrid working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 10 November 2021
  • Job Ref: RGO37143_1633952907
Leading business in the Leeds area currently requires an experienced CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified or passed finalist Financial Accountant. The position will involve some operational and leadership responsibilities and will require a wide range of technical knowledge and experience. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to take on broad significant responsibilities and develop themselves and their team in a fast-paced business. Internally you will have exposure to the Board and senior management across all sites. Externally you will partner with auditors and banks and other professional advisors at period end.

Your duties will include but not limited to:

*Management of weekly site and consolidated cash flow forecasting, related liaison with FC & CFO and ability to take decisions based upon this.
*Support and development of Assistant Accountant and Payroll staff with ultimate responsibility for their duties.
*Month end journals.
*Quarterly VAT returns.
*Monthly Intrastat submissions.
*Management of national statistics.
*Ad hoc reporting as required.
*Control and accounting for the company's balance sheet including:
oMaintenance of fixed asset register
oMaintenance of lease schedules
oControl of accruals and prepayments

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

*Hold an accounting qualification or be a passed finalist (ACA/ACCA)
*Have strong accounting and business partnering skills preferably within a retail sector.
*Experience of financial accounts.
*Experience of preparing bank reconciliations.
*Proven experience of implementing process improvements.
*Excellent communication skills.
*Excellent user of excel including pivot tables and vlookups.

This is an excellent opportunity for a career minded ACCA/ ACA qualified accountant looking to join a business that will offer career development and progression opportunities.

Consideration will also be given to anyone from a practice background looking to make their first move into industry.
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.