Financial Accountant

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
Up to £35000 per annum + Great Pension, Flexitime
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
07 Mar 2019
Ref
13989917/001
Contact
Lucy Rider
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Newly qualified
Professional Membership
CIMA, CIPFA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Permanent


The Financial Accountant works closely with the wider accounting team to support the development and vision of the group. An excellent opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects across a large organisation.



Client Details

A leading government organisation based in Leeds that touches the lives of everyone based in the UK.

They are one of the largest Government Departments and manage some of the biggest and most complex accounts in the world.

Description

The role of Financial Accountant will provide accounting guidance to the group and advise on technical accounting matters. They will also be responsible for the following:
  • Managing the publication of the group accounting manual.
  • Support with implementation plans and developing guidance on new accounting Standard IFRS 16.
  • Prepare briefings for senior managers on technical accounting issues.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with key stakeholders




Profile

As Financial Accountant you will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Fully qualified accountant ( ACA / CIMA / ACCA / CIPFA )
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • A passion for developing your knowledge within the financial accountancy and technical accounting areas






Job Offer

The role offers a starting salary of around £35,000 and offers excellent benefits including the best pension scheme that we've seen offered in recent months. Based in Leeds city centre the role sits within a dynamic and progressive team.