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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Free Parking, Hybrid Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 24 June 2023
  • Job Ref: WPL39137_1685020155
Fantastic, large Group business based in Leeds currently require a Group Financial Accountant join their team. Working in a well-established business, with continuous development at the heart of what they do; you will be involved in a variety of duties.

This is a business that is highly reputable market leader with first class employee engagement and an environment to match.

The role is for a Group Financial Accountant - offering an excellent finance opportunity, with varied responsibility.

Reporting directly into the Financial Controller you will be responsible for:

* Ensuring financial transactions comply with relevant accounting standards.
* Making recommendations for accounting treatment of new types of transaction and highlight anomalies in existing postings
* Ensuring reconciliations and other controls and processes for ensuring the day-to-day integrity of the cash book and general ledger are documented, performed and effective.
* Overseeing the general ledgers for all head office companies, including completeness and accuracy of monthly postings.
* Preparation of the plc monthly VAT return for review by the Group Tax Manager.
* Producing head office monthly management accounts and accompanying cost analysis and commentary for review by the Group Finance Manager, in line with the Group's reporting timetable.
* Assisting the Group Finance Manager in the preparation of the Group's management and statutory reporting including:
* Consolidated IFRS monthly management accounts and monthly analysis of the Group's results.
* Quarterly forecasting.
* Annual budget.
* Half year and annual published IFRS statutory financial statements.
* Preparation and analysis of weekly Group cash forecasting based on submissions from subsidiary finance teams.
* Providing support to the Group Finance Manager and the wider Group business unit finance teams to ensure implementation and improvement of the Group's financial processes and procedures required to support the development of the business.
* Preparation of statutory accounts for some UK subsidiary companies.
* Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

* ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified with previous strong experiences within the finance function.
* Strong Excel skills
* Ability to adapt and pick up projects on an ad hoc basis.

This is a huge opportunity ideally for anyone looking to take their next step in their career and join a supporting business to accelerate their career in the direction of Finance 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 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.