Financial Accounting Manager

Michael Page
West Yorkshire, Leeds
£40000 - £50000 per annum
21 Sep 2018
21 Oct 2018
Sadie O'Callaghan
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time

Michael Page are working with a large international business to source a Financial Accounting Manager.

Client Details

Our client are a leading engineering consultancy business based in Leeds who are looking for a Financial Accounting Manager.

Focusing on well known projects across the world they are renowned for their creative and comprehensive engineering solutions. With a focus on using local knowledge and world class talent, they plan, design and manage long lasting and impactful solutions.


Responsibilities will include;

  • Carry out a variety of financial duties associated with the month end preparation and submission of the UK balance sheet and a number of International operations (companies, joint ventures and branches). This includes preparation of some of the balance sheet reconciliations and financial reports such as balance sheet risk reviews.
  • Identification of areas for improvement in efficiency and for accounting procedures; take responsibility for implementation
  • Assist with technical accounting queries raised by the businesses in an accurate and commercial fashion
  • Analytical review of monthly balance sheet results versus prior period and/or budget. Output to be a succinct but suitably detailed commentary on significant changes
  • Assisting with the development of the balance sheet for budget and forecast purposes
  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements for UK companies to be in compliance with relevant accounting framework and Companies Act
  • Liaison with the auditors which includes preparation of deliverables by due deadline to a high quality standard and responding to their queries promptly and accurately
  • Line management of junior member of staff, which includes coaching and developing


For this role you must be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with experience in a large Audit firm (at least top 10).

You must have thorough knowledge of IFRS and immaculate attention to detail.

Job Offer

There is a competitive salary on offer + benefits including free parking.

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