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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Free Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 04 February 2022
  • Job Ref: WPL37395_1641378150
A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced ACCA/ACA/CIMA Financial Accountant to join a growing private equity backed retail business in Leeds. Due to their exceptional growth, and recent further substantial PE investment, they require an experienced accountant to join their business with a clear succession plan towards a Financial Controller position.

Working closely with the Finance Director and Head of Operations your role will initially include:
*Preparing and presenting accounts to senior board level.
*Liaising closely with the Finance Director to implement, change, and drive new procedures to ensure a top performing accounts function.
*Oversee the monthly management accounts production ensuring senior stake holders are aware of current positions highlighting any analytical trends both on a risk and opportunity basis.
*Review and improve reporting obligations both internal and external.
*Ensure compliance across the business balance sheet and general ledgers to month end and year end obligations.
*Further additional responsibility will be added aiming to recruit your successor as you develop over the next 12-18 months.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

*ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified/part qualified.
*Exposure to or knowledge of fast paced sectors such as manufacturing, retail, food and engineering.
*Keen to develop your career towards Financial Controller/Head of Finance.
*Significant experience within a similar Accountancy role.

This is a huge opportunity ideal for anyone looking to take their first move into industry and into a supporting business to accelerate their career in the direction of a Finance Controller.

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.