Financial Accounting Manager

£48,000 - £53,000

Leicestershire - Permanent

Posted: 2 weeks ago

Ref: D0018624



Looking for a role that’ll allow you to put all of your technical financial training into good practice?

Flex those financial accounting & reporting muscles in an environment that’ll both challenge & reward you…

We’re working with a well known retail business based in Leicester in their search to recruit a high calibre qualified accountant (likely ACA or ACCA qualified) into the role of Financial Accounting Manager.




It’s a high profile role within the business, involving regular liaison with a range of stakeholders from across the Finance community, both internally & externally. As such pure strong technical accounting skills alone will not be enough… the candidate we’re looking for will be required to demonstrate fantastic communication skills including the ability to build excellent professional relationships. You’ll also hold a key line of contact into senior stakeholders within the business, including the Group Financial Controller, Finance Director and CFO.

Responsibilities within the role are along the lines of what you’d expect. You’ll act as the subject matter expert for all technical / financial accounting & reporting across the business. You’ll be the initial point of contact and check point of relevance when it comes to the review of existing & new financial standards and the appropriate implementation. You’ll take the lead on producing a variety of regular financial reports, covering all group businesses, ensuring they’re delivered in an accurate and timely fashion and will control the completion of monthly financial reporting including presentation & commentary regarding performance to budget and periodic cash flow forecasting.



It’s assumed you’re a strong technical accountant, likely you’ll have trained in practice and will either an experienced Audit Manager seeking to make your move into industry OR have previously made the move into industry, making the most of your financial accounting skills in a financial accounting/reporting role in a dynamic & complex business.

The role will suit a candidate with aspirations to continue progressing their career toward a Senior Finance Manager, Financial Controller role in the future.

If you’d like to know more about this interesting opportunity get in touch & we’ll tell you more about it.




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