Robertson Bell Leeds, UK
Oct 18, 2018Full time
Robertson Bell are recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant based in Leeds, for a large complex organisation that is influential in making a difference and going through an exciting period of change. This is an excellent opportunity for a Financial Accountant looking for their next opportunity who wants to challenge themselves on a bigger stage. The main duties of the role include:*Contributing to the production of all aspects of statutory accounting, group consolidations and reports in an accurate and timely manner to meet agreed publication timetables. Identifying and subsequently improving accountancy processes*Assisting with technical accountancy queries across the company including consolidation of the group accountant which is complex *To support the Group consolidation system and change processes, working closely with the Finance Systems support team*Direct line management responsibility for junior members of the finance team*Liaise with the external auditors, ensuring that timescales are communicated and agreed, and the auditors' requirements are met to ensure timely completion of their workThe successful candidate will ideally be qualified ACA/ACCA who can demonstrate a sound knowledge of general accounting principles and strong attention to detail, with the ambition to further their skills and knowledge. Ability to lead and manage a team, with a commitment to staff development. The candidate must not only be technically astute but also demonstrate a proactive approach to their work, continuously looking to improve the services and outputs delivered by the high performing finance team. Candidates from all sector backgrounds will be considered.