Lead Accountant

Michael Page
Merseyside, England
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum
16 May 2022
13 Jun 2022
JN -052022-5606104
Sophie Herring
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

My client are looking to recruit a Lead Accountant into their team reporting into the Head of Regional Accounting. This role has become vacant due to an internal promotion. This is a unique opportunity to join the team as it very rare for my client to recruit at this level externally due to a wealth of internal promotion opportunities.

Client Details

My client are a global engineering business who are looking to add to their successful SSC.


  • P&L delivered within region expectation
  • Tax Pack preparation and liaison with Tax team
  • Intercompany review and reconciliation
  • Statutory audit support and review for regional entities
  • Lead, mentor and develop a diverse professional team- 3/4 direct reports plus supervision of a larger team of 6/7
  • Assign roles and responsibilities within the team as well as allocate tasks as they arise
  • Ensure all financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted accounting policies and procedures and are reported within the deadline
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and issues identified by respective teams
  • Collaborates with other department managers to support overall company goals and objectives
  • Continuous improvement mindset. Ability to identify and drive change where necessary


  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience in industry within a large business, even better if this is oil & gas, or marine, manufacturing, engineering
  • Someone with strong management skills
  • Driven and ambitious candidate, looking to progress their career within a global business

Job Offer

  • Salary: £50,000-£55,000, plus £6,000 car allowance
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • 4 x life assurance
  • 3 days office, 2 days from home