Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: 3308913_1536248095
Contact Name: Rebecca Sayer
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2018 16:34

Job Description

Are you looking for a great financial accountant opportunity in Leeds?

Your new company

An excellent opportunity for a qualified Financial Accountant to join an expanding financial team within an important public sector organisation in Leeds. This is a fixed term contract for with a starting salary of £38,000 and excellent benefits including flexible working. The role is until September 2019 and is immediately available.

Your new role

You will lead the Financial Accounting Team with 4 direct reports. You will ensure that all financial controls and procedures are developed, maintained and adhered to. You will need produce the statutory annual accounts on a timely basis. It will also be to provide professional financial advice and guidance to other staff on a range of financial matters. You will also have the opportunity to design, implement and maintain the systems required for delivering the objectives of your function to support the organisation in achieving its vision.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a qualified CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW or CCAB accountant, with strong understanding and experience of financial controls. You will have excellent communication skills and be a visible and enthusiastic visible and enthusiastic manager, encouraging partnership working across the organisation. You will also provide direction on complex payroll and pension matters and provide expert input into development work involving pay processes. Another aspect of the role will be to utilise expert financial knowledge and influence to ensure reports for decision, grant claims, project finance, etc. to meet organisational ambitions. You will also have strong IT skills, particularly in Excel. Practical knowledge of the CIPFA/IFRS Code would be an advantage.

What you'll get in return

* A competitive salary from £38,000 - £44,000
* Excellent benefits including pension and generous holiday entitlement
* Flexible working
* The opportunity to help shape the strategic and economic development of this organisation.

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