Financial Accountant

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£35000 - £42000 per annum
21 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Anna MacDonald
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

The Financial Accountant will work with the Financial Accounting Manager to ensure accuracy and integrity of the balance sheet for all companies within the Business Group with a focus on stock, fixed assets and cash. Responsible for managing 3 direct reports.

Client Details

A leading retailer and wholesaler, predominantly based in the UK but also with an International presence. Based in Leeds City Centre.


The Financial Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the balance sheet is always correctly stated
  • Fixed assets reporting
  • Review and add commentary to the reports produced before distributing through the business
  • Overall responsibility for the accounting for stock including all balance sheet reconciliations, monthly journals and reporting to the business
  • Provide cover & support for the cash flow forecasting
  • Acting as a key point of contact for the Banks
  • Responsibility for VAT and Tax
  • Develop the current systems in place and identify any projects for priority to help business processes to become more effective
  • Responsibility for a team of 3 including the management of their development


The Financial Accountant will be:

  • Qualified Accountant - essential (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Keen attention to detail and critical self-review
  • Will happily challenge the current processes in place and review & implement change and as such will add value through creation of improved tighter processes
  • Ability to positively challenge and influence at all levels of the business
  • Commercially minded
  • Strong Communicator, both internal and external
  • Organised & able to prioritise
  • Methodical problem solver - can work on their own initiative to solve issues
  • Able to work on own Initiative and also work as a team
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic approach to learning - committed to accuracy

Job Offer

£35,000-£42,000 (doe)

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