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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location: Harrogate
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Free Parking, Hybrid Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 05 April 2023
  • Job Ref: WPL38921_1678104046
Hugely successful service providing business based in Harrogate currently require a Group Financial Accountant to join their team. This is a fantastic business, showing real strength in their market, growing organically, as well as through some strategic acquisitions. This is a well-established business, with a fantastic brand image and a great finance team. This is a very ambitious business that are wanting likeminded individuals to join their business to play an integral part in their success.

The role is for a Group Financial Accountant - offering an excellent all round finance opportunity, with varied responsibility and lots of progression opportunities available.

Reporting directly into the Chief Financial Officer you will be responsible for:

* Producing reconciled monthly and year-end accounts in accordance with agreed timetables
* Central finance tasks/projects e.g. vehicle leasing, utilities, Capex analysis etc.
* Provide strong technical accounting input both in terms of IFRS and FRS102
* To assist with quarterly external IFRS SAP reporting forming the basis of the published; audited financial statements
* To support and develop reporting systems to assist local management, and to streamline and standardise reporting
* Coordinating with auditors (both internal and external)
* Preparation of annual statutory accounts, and assistance with external auditors
* Production of financial data and reports to agreed timetables
* Work with depot and commercial teams to enhance profitability of the business
* To ensure that the systems operate adequately to protect the division's financial and administrative integrity
* Advance and develop all procedures and systems

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

* Ideally, ACA or ACCA qualified with previous strong experiences within professional practice/audit.
* Strong Excel skills
* Ability to adapt and pick up projects on an ad hoc basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity ideally for anyone looking to take their first step out of professional practice and into industry, joining a supportive and nurturing business, that will offer huge progression opportunities along the way.


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.