Role details

Financial Accountant

Leicestershire   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Running the Financial Accounting function for the business
  • Leadership of a small team

About Our Client

Our client is a large retail organisation and the UK leader in their field. Able to back up their ambitious plans and vision with significant year on year results, the business is an innovative brand constantly seeking to improve customer experience and grow market share. With no intention of slowing the business is geared for growth for the foreseeable future.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant role is based in Leicestershire in the Head Office function. Overseeing a small team with further indirect reports, the role is primarily focused on running the technical functions of the finance operation including the balance sheet, fixed assets register and the tax and treasury functions.

In addition the Financial Accountant is responsible for maintaining appropriate financial controls and ensuring ongoing compliance with evolving standards.

There is a significant volume of stakeholder management within the role at varying levels. This includes effectively managing a team beneath and dealing with senior management above alongside partnering closely with key external stakeholders including the external auditors.

The Successful Applicant

This is a high profile role within a performing business in a dynamic and highly sought after sector - as such the demands are high. You will be a fully qualified accountant and have been operating at a senior functional level in your current post. You will be well versed in running accounting systems with a good working knowledge of core finance processes and the regulatory requirements. Crucially, you will be a high calibre individual; a strong communicator, well organised with an eye for detail and an analytic mindset.

What's on Offer

A generous basic salary plus company car and benefits package.

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