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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Parking, Hybrid Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 12 August 2022
  • Job Ref: WPL37898_1657728281
Hugely successful, international, specialised IT & Tech based business based in Leeds currently require a Financial Accountant to join their expanding UK division. Working in a newly created role due to rapid company expansion you will be involved in a variety of duties. This is a very entrepreneurial and ambitious business that are wanting like minded individuals to join their business to play an integral part in their success.

You will take a senior position within the team producing monthly financial reports including profit and loss accounts as well as cash flow forecasts and budget report analysis, alongside presenting financial information to senior stakeholders of the business. You will also assist with the audit procedures within the group ensuring that they meet regulatory standards and suggesting ways of improving processes, however this would be largely in an advisory capacity.

Reporting Directly into the Finance Controller you will be responsible for:

*Lead the preparation of Statutory Accounts for all UK entities and liaison with auditors to ensure complete in line with deadlines
*Preparing reports, commentaries, financial statements, and budgets to present accounts to senior board level
*Assisting preparation of the group management account pack including analysis and commentary.
*Mentoring and supporting junior finance staff that will report into you
*Liaising with senior board members and managerial staff, ensuring finance processes are running smoothly
*Ensure compliance across the business balance sheet and general ledgers to month end and year end obligations.
*Managing and developing financial systems and policies
*Leading major finance projects whilst liaising with both the Finance Controller and the Finance Director to ensure an appropriate and consistent approach to new and existing financial standards are met.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

*ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified with previous strong experiences within the finance function.
*Keen to develop your career towards Financial Controller
*Ability to adapt and pick up projects on an ad hoc basis.

This is a huge opportunity ideally for anyone looking to take their next step in their career and join a supporting business to accelerate their career in the direction of 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.