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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Hybrid Working + Study Support
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 14 December 2023
  • Job Ref: WPL39663_1699951836
Exceptional unique business services organisation based in Wakefield currently have a truly exceptional opportunity for a career minded ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant to join them in a newly created role. This position will play a integral part in shaping the next few years of the companies growth and give the successful candidate unrivalled career development.

Working directly with the Head of Financial Reporting your role will blend both the financial and commercial elements of finance including:

* Assist in the statutory consolidation of subsidiaries' results
* Support in the preparation of consolidated group accounts under IFRS, drafting disclosure working papers and preparing the initial draft of the accounts
* Draft extended trial balances and statutory disclosures for the various subsidiaries of the group
* Take ownership of the preparation of financial statements under FRS 101/FRS 102 for the various subsidiaries
* Take ownership of financial statements to support the group's corporation tax submissions
* Be a main point of contact for the statutory audit and manage the various stakeholders (external auditors, divisional finance managers and management experts)
* Drive timely submission of audit deliverables across the business through tight project management of the audit process
* Support on audit matters and technical accounting areas
* Assist in the implementation of a new accounts production package to be rolled out to support the statutory reporting process
* Support on driving a timely and accurate period end close, ensuring all businesses submit required templates on time and then input into consolidation of group results
* Support on ad-hoc projects and process improvements
* Identifying opportunities for the improvement of systems, processes and controls

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below qualifications/experience:

* CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified.
* Previous experience within audit/financial accounting within the profession OR Strong technical management accountant/financial accounting experience within fast paced dynamic organisations.
* Career focused and wanting to develop towards Financial Controller and beyond.

This would be an exceptional role for any ACA qualified looking to move into industry or a CIMA/ACCA accountant looking for a technical role that will fast track to Financial 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 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 www.sharpconsultancy.com 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.