Financial Accountant

24 November 20212021-11-24
Bradford, West Yorkshire

Financial Accountant required to work within the European Finance Centre of a Global business. Based between Leeds and Bradford with a hybrid working pattern this role would suit a bright and ambitious qualified or part qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) accountant looking for the opportunity to progress their career in a growing business. Working within a finance team of over 100 staff, there are multiple opportunities for career progression in the UK and overseas. 

This role is responsible for ensuring a timely and accurate period-end, maintaining the integrity of the balance sheet, processing of journal entries, assisting with audit requirements and statutory accounts production and other ad hoc duties.


Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Responsible for the month end close process and the provision of timely and accurate reporting
  • Production and some review of reconciliations to ensure balance sheet integrity
  • Assisting with external and internal audit requirements
  • Journal processing
  • Adherence to SOX and internal controls requirements
  • Input into the continuous improvement and standardization of processes
  • Member of one workstream (fixed assets/VAT/leases/GRNI) working across all entities within the European Finance Centre

If you are looking for the opportunity to progress your career in a business that can offer multiple opportunities for career progression, this would be a fantastic role to consider. On top of the competitive salary of £35-40,000 the business offers and great benefit package including: 

  • discretionary bonus scheme
  • 35 hour standard working week (8am-4pm)
  • Hybrid working – currently 2 days office, 3 days home – long term we would see this as 3 days office 2 days home
  • Flexible working – opportunity to take some hours back during the month in lieu of overtime
  • Defined contribution pension, employee contributes 3/4% and Company contributes 6/8%
  • Generous death in service
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Buy/sell holidays
  • Discounted private healthcare
  • Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee share plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Learning & development programmes
  • Career progression opportunities locally and globally
  • Free onsite parking