UK Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Axon Moore Group Ltd
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Nov 2020
Ref
1828393000
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Axon Moore have been engaged by an immediately recognisable brand based in Leeds city centre to assist in sourcing a UK Financial Accountant to join their finance function. This is a highly visible role, working for a fantastic brand in West Yorkshire.

You will combine your technical knowledge with communication and prioritisation skills to ensure a strong control environment is maintained and help the business to meet its objectives.

Key remit:
• Executing and improving key statutory reporting processes (e.g. annual accounts preparation and approval, liaising with other key stakeholders such as Tax, FP&A and External Audit)
• Taking responsibility for key control processes in the team's remit (e.g. month-end reconciliation preparation and review activities; reconciling external and intercompany debt balances and transactions; accounting for FX-denominated transactions including foreign currency hedges; cash repatriation planning, approval and execution)
• Execution of various month-end group reporting processes for a variety of audiences
• Project responsibilities relating to the evolution of the group structure, associated statutory reporting and group reporting processes following Asda's proposed transition to new ownership
• Participating in cross-functional projects which improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the statutory reporting processes and corporate structure

In order to be considered you must have:
• ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification
• Strong academic background
• Great analytical and communication skills
• Ability to identify and execute accounting and control projects to improve the control environment
• Manage competing priorities of your workload and that of the junior members of the team
• Attention to detail whilst demonstrating ability to work at pace
• Confidence liaising with people at all levels

Salary:
• £36,000 - £40,000
• City Centre free parking
• Strong pension
• Bonus

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