Financial Accounting Manager

Michael Page
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£45000 - £50000 per annum
21 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Anna MacDonald
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time
Experience level

Overall responsibility for the integrity & accuracy of the balance sheet and working capital reporting. Responsible for managing 3 direct reports including Credit Control, Purchase Ledger, the Financial Accountant and their teams.

Client Details

A leading retailer and wholesaler, predominantly based in the UK but also with an International presence. Based in Leeds City Centre.


The Financial Accounting Manager will be responsible for:

  • Cash management responsibility on all bank accounts including UK & Overseas including; Maintenance of rolling cash flow forecast and cash plan, identification and investigation of variances from forecast prior to distribution, completion of the cash flow for the forecast/budget and periodic update/review of model
  • Overall responsibility for the balance sheet including; key variance analysis of key balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, statutory format cashflow monthly & rolling forecast, tracker of all risks & opportunities in the balance sheet accounts
  • Overall responsibility for stock accuracy
  • Balance sheet & cash flow budgeting processes
  • Ensuring all regulatory requirements are adhered to
  • Managing the Credit Control and Purchase Ledger Teams


The Financial Accounting Manager will be:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • 2/3 years experiences in Industry
  • Technical Accounting Background
  • Experienced in management of high performing team
  • Desire to add value to the business and can understand and see the wider business impact of decisions
  • Excellent attention to detail - of both own work and of the teams
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Ability to Challenge at all levels of business inclusive of board
  • Experience and ability to make changes to established processes and procedures
  • Team player
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Organised & able to prioritise
  • Problem solver - can work on their own initiative to solve issues or come to conclusions
  • Ability to work to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Job Offer

£45,000 - £50,000 (doe)

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