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Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 24 April 2021
  • Job Ref: JC35687_1616687660
International engineering consultancy business based on the outskirts of Wakefield require an experienced Financial Accountant/Commercial Reporting Accountant to join their Finance team in a newly created role. Within easy commute of Leeds, Bradford, York and Huddersfield the role offers an extremely wide variety of duties which will include:

*Maintaining the integrity of financial accounts by regular review and ensuring control accounts and reconciliations are completed.
*Monitor and review both internal and external processes and procedures to ensure compliance and best practice are adhered to.
*Ensure that bank and cash is effectively managed and accurately recorded across the Group.
*Oversee compliance with VAT and CIS, monthly/quarterly returns and annual reviews.
*To ensure that statutory accounts are prepared in accordance with current accounting requirements.
*Liaising with external auditors in preparation of financial statements.
*Preparation of key monthly financial accounting journals and reconciliations to company deadlines.

You will also have the opportunity to attend senior management meetings to suggest improvements in current procedures assisting the business to achieve ambitious growth targets.


Ideally you will be CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified with previous experience within a financial accounting/stat accounting position. Previous exposure to manufacturing, retail or engineering sectors would be advantageous. Consideration would also be given to any experienced ACA/ACCA qualified Accountant looking to make a move from industry to practice. Excellent package, generous bonus combined with free onsite parking make this an excellent contract opportunity for any experienced senior accountant.


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.