• Location

    West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Retail & Wholesale FMCG

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-2918727_1623083856

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

Michael Page are proud to partner with a global business in West Yorkshire who are looking for a qualified Accountant to join their team.

Client Details

Part of a large global organisation the UK business is growing organically and through acquisition and as such are looking for a qualified Accountant to assist in ensuring a smooth transition post acquisition.

The group has global revenues of US$ 18 Billion with operations in North America, Europe and Australasia. The UK Group has annualised sales of c.£700m.


Responsibilities will include;

  • Management of existing finance function and staff
  • Preparation of acquired entity monthly management accounts, for review and inclusion in group reporting
  • Payroll operation and authorisation
  • Purchase ledger and supplier payments
  • Preparation of sales ledger and purchase ledger data for migration, including
    • Elimination of historic balances
    • Reconciliation of key suppliers
    • Alignment of data formats for migration
  • Migration of inherited agreements to Group approved suppliers
  • Credit control
  • Cash and Bank management, control and reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of all key control accounts
  • Statutory returns (inc VAT)


  • Formal accountancy training and qualification preferred
  • Excel proficiency to a high standard
  • Ability to compile, analyse and review data to a high level of accuracy
  • Experience of preparing accounts from multiple accounting systems and incomplete records will be of an advantage
  • High level of organisation, able to manage own workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic individual that is keen to learn, get involved and develop
  • Team player, who is keen to build relationships with colleagues both above and below them in the finance and operational teams

Job Offer

Competitive salary + benefits with real opportunity to progress