Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Reference: JN -072021-2951110_1627981039
Contact Name: Rachel Tammadge
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 03, 2021 09:57

Job Description

Michael Page are recruiting for a Permanent Financial Accountant to join a Public Sector organisation based in Wakefield.

Client Details

The client is a well known and highly regarded public sector organisation based in West Yorkshire. It has a stable finance team and are offering a great opportunity for a Financial Accountant to report directly into the Head of Finance and to work closely together. They offer a brilliant benefits package including a market leading pension and holiday allowance.


As the Financial Accountant, duties will include but are not limited to, overseeing the transactional finance team, leading the accounts receivable, accounts payable and income team, developing internal financial control procedures, supporting preparing of board reports, monitoring income and expenditure, balance sheet reconciliations, preparing year end accounts, helping with any VAT issues, payroll reconciliations, preparing costings for business proposals, dealing with queries and other ad hoc duties.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a Fully Qualified Accountant CIMA/ ACCA/ CIPFA/ ACA ESSENTIAL
  • Have an excellent knowledge of financial and accounting procedures ESSENTIAL
  • Have knowledge of financial ledgers and reporting systems ESSENTIAL
  • Have managed staff previously DESIRABLE
  • Have produced reports for senior members ESSENTIAL

Job Offer

£45,000- £51,000 annual salary + Permanent Financial Accountant Opportunity + Public Sector + central wakefield + close for public transport links and parking nearby + competitive holiday and pension allowance