Group Financial Accountant - Leeds City Centre - Hybrid Working

Posted 01 June 2022
Salary£40000 - £45000 per annum
LocationLeeds
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceSS/36121/FA
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is an international, high growth and ethical and forward thinking brand, that is instantly recognisable. Having established themselves as a market leader over the last 5 years, this business has expanded very rapidly, so this is very exciting time to join!

Head Offices are based in the heart of Leeds City Centre, and the business are in the process of strengthening their finance team in Leeds. As a result, they are now looking to hire a qualified/finalist Group Financial Accountant who will work directly alongside the Group FC and report to the CFO.

Having recently implemented a new ERP system this role will be instrumental in embedding this. It will also be focused on the reporting of cashflow and working capital initiatives.

***The role would be ideally suited to someone who thrives in implementing systems, processes and procedures within a growing and fast paced finance environment. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to add value and put their own stamp on this role and the processes across the wider finance team***

Key duties will include:
  • Assist the team with bedding down of the new ERP system working closely with the IT team & commercial functionals to deliver required fixes
  • Ensure full understanding of processes for both finance and other departments in the business 
  • Assist the Group FC in ensuring cashflow forecasting & appropriate funding in place for key monthly payments
  • Responsible for controls & payment of monthly payroll across the group
  • Responsible for the creation and improvement of monthly management accounts for the Group Control and approval of supplier payment runs & employee expenses
  • Assist with the statutory accounts for both the UK entity and Group accounts
  • Assist with the creation & implementation of a month end close timetable ensuring appropriate reconciliations are completed
  • Completion of VAT returns 

The successful candidate will:
  • Be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified or Finalist - Essential
  • Have experience of implementing key controls and processes within a finance function - Essential
  • Have experience of proactive delivery of solutions to financial issues - Essential
  • Have previous knowledge/experience of Dynamics - Desirable

What's on offer?
  • Fantastic Leeds City Centre office location close to the train and bus station
  • Hybrid working and a flexible working environment
  • High growth instantly recognisable brand with brilliant long term career opportunity
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Performance based bonus scheme