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Group Accountant

  • Location: Harrogate
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Healthcare
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 16 February 2024
  • Job Ref: KSL39695_1705507619
Are you an ambitious and qualified accountant looking for a new challenge in a dynamic and fast-growing group of companies? Do you have strong technical skills and experience in group reporting, consolidation, and statutory accounts preparation? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Sharp Consultancy is delighted to be working with a leading group of businesses based in Leeds, who are looking for a Group Accountant to join their finance team. This is a key role within the group, reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller and working closely with the senior management team.

As a Group Accountant, you will be responsible for:

- Preparing and reviewing monthly group management accounts and reporting pack
- Consolidating financial results from multiple subsidiaries and entities
- Preparing annual statutory accounts and liaising with external auditors
- Ensuring compliance with accounting standards, policies and procedures
- Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process
- Providing financial analysis and insight to support business decisions
- Implementing and improving financial systems and processes
- Managing and developing a small team of finance staff

Ideally you will have:

- A recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
- Previous experience in a group accounting role or looking to make your first move from an accountancy practice.
- Strong technical knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
- Excellent Excel and IT skills, including experience with ERP systems
- A proactive and problem-solving approach
- A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
- A confident and effective communicator, both verbally and in writing
- A team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a reputable and growing group of companies, where you will have exposure to a variety of projects and challenges. You will also benefit from a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for career progression and development. If you are interested in this role, please apply now, or contact us for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!


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.