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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Hybrid working, Pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 29 September 2023
  • Job Ref: JPL39445_1693385661
Wakefield based manufacturing organisation have experienced substantial growth and are looking to expand their finance function with a Financial Accountant opportunity. Ideally our client is looking for an experienced financial accountant who is either qualified or studying ACCA/CIMA/ACA.

You will have a key role within a well-established finance function giving you opportunities to work with the wider organisation and provide leadership to the Finance Operations teams.

Key responsibilities:
* Manage the year end processes including audit and financial reporting. Work alongside auditors and regulatory bodies to ensure statutory and sector requirements are completed
* Responsible for ensuring the General Ledger is accurate, having full control of the balance sheet and control accounts
* Liaising with internal / external auditors as appropriate and ensuring that agreed recommendations are implemented
* Provide strong technical support allowing the development of the finance team to deliver operational finance responsibilities
* Implement improvements to reduce transaction costs, provide safe and secure electronic solutions, a high degree of control and integrity of record-keeping.

This is an exciting prospect for a qualified accountant to demonstrate their year-end and financial accounting capabilities within a senior appointment.

Ideally you will be qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA and will have had exposure within financial and year-end accountants. Previous experience in the public sector would be beneficial but not essential.

Excellent opportunity for someone who is career minded looking to enhance their career within a great organisation with a fantastic support network.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 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.