Financial Accountant - hybrid working within the European Centre of Excellence

14 May 20222022-05-14
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 part qualified 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: 

  • Monthly financial accounting for the EFC EMEA entities. 
  • Detailed variance analysis on the monthly financial reports. 
  • Preparation and approval of balance sheet reconciliations. 
  • Working closely with the FP&A and other teams to ensure transactions are accurately reported. 
  • Year-end statutory and tax compliance. 
  • Key contact for internal and external auditors. 
  • Assisting with maintaining SOX compliance. 
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

This search is not limited to any industry. Knowledge of preparing management accounts or statutory accounts process is key to this recruitment:

  • The successful candidate will be studying towards a professional qualification (CIMA/ACCA).
  • You will have good technical accounting knowledge and comfortable with double entry bookkeeping.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. 
  • You must be well organised, comfortable working in a fast paced environment and ability to work independently or as part of a team. 

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. 

Potential candidates can expect a competitive salary, study support, bonus and hybrid working amongst other generous benefits.