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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location: York
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Hybrid working, Pension, Healthcare
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 19 November 2021
  • Job Ref: JC35687_1634737390
A very unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced ACCA/ACA/CIMA financial accountant/management accountant to join what promises to be one of York's premier organisations. Now in their fifth year of trading they have once again seen a 100% year on year growth and are predicting similar results in 2022 and beyond. Due to this exceptional growth and recent further substantial PE investment, they require an experienced accountant to join their business with a clear succession plan towards a senior Financial Controller/Head of Finance.

*Working closely with the Finance Director and Head of Operations your role will initially include:
*Preparing and presenting accounts to senior board level as well as the PE house.
*Liaising closely with the Finance Director to implement, change and drive new procedures to ensure a "best in class" accounts function.
*Oversee the monthly management accounts production ensuring senior stake holders are aware of current positions highlighting any analytical trends both positive and negative.
*First point of contact for external communications with both banking facilities and external audit partners.
*Review and improve reporting obligations both internal and external.
*Ensure compliance across the business balance sheet and general ledgers to month end and year end obligations.
*Further additional responsibility will be added aiming to recruit your successor as you develop over the next 12-18 months.

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.

Package includes:
*Salary £50-£65k DOE
*Flexible working with the ability to work home/office as you see fit.
*Bonus and potential share options in the future.

This truly is a unique opportunity that can offer unrivalled career progression within a dynamic, growing fast paced business. Ideal role for any experienced managerial- level individuals first move from practice or potentially second move financial accountant looking to take that first step towards Financial 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 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.