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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Barnsley
  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days + statutory, free parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Part Qualified
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  • Expiry Date: 07 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JCU0907_1694104078

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to work for a leading organisation based in Barnsley, to work closely with the Finance Manager and Finance Director encompassing Financial reporting, accounting and controls.

This position is an additional head within the current central finance function and will continually evolve as the successful candidate progresses through their qualification and equally through the organisation. This is a rare opportunity to work for an employer who truly invest in their staff, highlighting superb staff retention and wellbeing.

You will have an array of responsibilities and full exposure to the wider business, with a focus being on continuous improvement within the finance team itself.

The role would ideally suit a part-qualified Financial / Management Accountant who are looking to progress their career by undertaking further responsibilities and autonomy within the Finance function.

You will support the Finance Manager in managing a variety of responsibilities including support at year end and during audits alongside with the preparation of statutory accounts.

Duties and responsibilities will include:
* Assist with monthly and year end reporting for the business
* Ensure accurate reporting from the system
* Ownership of monthly overheads within the P&L
* Ownership of and preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
* Assisting with the preparation statutory accounts for multiple trading companies
* Assisting with preparation of annual tax computations and quarterly VAT return
* Providing guidance and cover for the two assistant accountants on the team
* Contribute to ad-hoc projects as necessary with a focus on continuous improvement and establishing process and internal controls within Finance
* Develop relationships with key stakeholders across the business

Person specification:
* Studying towards accountancy qualification, ACA, ACCA or CIMA
* Strong attention to detail
* Works collaboratively with team and wider business
For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please do not hesitate to contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

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.