Financial Accountant

2 days left

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£40000 - £45000 per annum
26 Aug 2020
23 Sep 2020
Melanie Parkes
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

This Financial Accountant role is predominantly involved with producing high quality monthly balance sheet reporting, including insightful analysis, and ensuring cashflow forecasts are complete and accurate.

Client Details

A leading retail organisation based in Leeds.


The Financial Accountant will be responsible for:

  • The production of a high quality monthly balance sheet pack, complete with insightful analysis
  • Production of monthly balance sheet and forecast for use within external bank reporting
  • Production of monthly management cashflow and annual statutory cashflow
  • Review of the monthly legal entity balance sheet, ensuring legal entity integrity is maintained for statutory reporting
  • Completion of monthly balance sheet supporting schedules, working with a range of stakeholders
  • Ownership of the integrity of the finance sub-systems
  • Ownership of group wide intercompany including monthly matrix production and a weekly cash settlement process
  • Co-ordination of the annual statutory accounts process, including preparation of both consolidated and a large number of subsidiary accounts
  • Establishment and documenting of clear accounting policies and ensuring both adherence and knowledge throughout the wider accounting teams
  • Building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders


The interim Financial Accountant will be/have:

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) with additional post qualification experience
  • Statutory reporting experience within a large organisation
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to present financial information at all levels
  • Ability to work to deadlines and be flexible to deal with changing business demands
  • Experience of reviewing and assessing risks to maintain a robust control framework and balance sheet integrity
  • Experience of operating at a manager level
  • Excel to a high standard

Job Offer

  • Salary package of £40-46,000 p/a
  • 6-9 month fixed term contract
  • Leeds base
  • Immediate start