Accounting and Finance

Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Leicestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jack Roper

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Financial Accountant - Leicester - Up to £40,000 + benefits (12 month FTC)

Cherry Professional are recruiting a Financial Accountant to join a talented finance team based in Central Leicester, on a 12-month contract. In order to allow for a handover period, the new Financial Accountant needs to be in situ no later than mid-August.

Working as part of the group financial accounting team, the Financial Accountant is responsible for maintaining financial control, reconciling balance sheets, maintaining the fixed asset register, ensuring that accounting standards are being adhered to and providing key financial information to the commercial finance team. Leading a small team, they are also tasked with the development and performance management of colleagues. There is also an expectation that the Financial Accountant contributes to the optimisation of finance systems and processes.

You'll be joining a market-leading business, headquartered in Leicester, where revenues continue to grow at an impressive rate, despite operating in a challenging market. The business culture is relaxed, collaborative & informal, and they always seem to attract some of the region's best talent. There is an extensive benefits package on offer, which includes company bonus, insurances and various discounts.

In order to be considered for this role you need to be qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA), or passed finalist. Aside from that you need a good working knowledge of financial statements and concepts, such as balance sheet, ledgers, VAT, Intrastat, Tax and fixed assets. Strong IT skills, including Microsoft applications is also essential. You must be a team player with excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with various stakeholders.

You may have applied to roles such as: Finance Manager, Management Accountant, Financial Accountant, Financial Controller, Finance Analyst, Accountant