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Financial Accountant - Practice to industry

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Pension,Discretionary Bonus, Free Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Global solutions provider 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 not normally associated with a role at this level.


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

*Producing monthly financial reports including profit and loss accounts as well as cash flow forecasts and budget report analysis.

*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

*Lead the preparation of Statutory Accounts for all UK entities and liaise with auditors to ensure completion 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 to 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 experience within an accountancy practice.
*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.
*Ability to adapt and pick up projects on an ad hoc basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ACCA/ACA qualified accountant looking to make their first move into industry.




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 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.