Interim Financial Accountant - South Leeds

Posted 25 August 2023
Salary £350 - £400 per day
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is an interim role for 3-4 months working for a highly successful and longstanding construction business who have fantastic, newly refurbished offices based in Leeds!

The role will be a direct number 2 to the Finance Director.

It will take responsibility for the maintaining the balance sheet, reviewing controls, project work and assisting with the audit.

The key duties of this role will include:

  • Daily banking control and report covering multiple sterling and foreign currency bank accounts
  • Authorisation of Bills of Exchange
  • Payment control for purchase ledger and trade payments
  • Forecast and purchase of USD requirement
  • Short term cash flow forecasting, monitor facilities and ensure within limits
  • Invoice financing facility monitoring and reconciliations
  • Monitoring customer rebates, incl. preparing/checking settlements via various means
  • Identify and adjust for accruals and prepayments
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Reconciliation of control accounts
  • Reconciliation of intercompany balances
  • Preparation and posting of journal adjustments
  • Responsible for petty cash, including month end summary and reconciliation
  • Month-end reconciliations and ledger close off for all ledgers (sales, purchase, nominal)
  • Preparation, review and analysis of monthly management accounts, forecasts and budgets
  • Coordinating and assisting with annual statutory audit
  • Oversea the purchase ledger department and providing guidance to broader finance team
  • Involvement in establishing new systems and processes, and improvements to financial reporting, to facilitate the planned growth of the group
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns for 3 companies

The successful candidate will:
  • Part or fully qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA - Essential
  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience in a relevant role in either practice or industry - Essential
  • Have the ability to work effectively and thrive within a fast paced working environment - Essential

What's on offer?
  • On site parking
  • Newly refurbished, modern offices that are easily accessible from Leeds, Wakefield and Bradford