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Interim Group Management Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 07 August 2024
  • Job Ref: SD40193_1720441165

A leading professional services business in Leeds seeks an experienced Group Management Accountant to cover a planned time of change, initially for the next 6 months.

This is a great opportunity to join a particularly competent, sociable and supportive finance team.

Key tasks will include:
* Responsible for the production of the monthly financial reports for your portfolio of entities to tight reporting deadlines (per the month end timetable)
* Provide support to the Group Finance Controller in overseeing the Group accounts payable team and with efficient operation of standard processes and key controls
* Take ownership for the reconciliation of key balance sheet controls for your portfolio of entities and any additional balance sheet reconciliations, as agreed. To be completed to agreed month end deadlines.
* Ensure that key balance sheet reconciliations are presented to a high professional standard and communicate a clear understanding of what the balance sheet figure relates to. Assigning a RAG status to the applicable accounts.
* Support the Group Finance Controller with the centralising of the operational finance activities of acquired companies into our central team. Assist in the planning and executing of the finance integration activity so that the finance management and reporting requirements of the integrated company continue uninterrupted
* Contribute to high level monthly reporting on the status of key balance sheet controls and provide an early warning of any emerging risk or issues

To be considered for this role you must have a proven record of producing monthly management accountants, very clear communication skills and excellent Excel skills. This role is likely to start in August so you must also be available to commit to an initial 6 month contract. You will also need to be CCAB qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).

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.