Financial Accounting Manager

Job Title: Financial Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 30/09/2019
Reference: 14015933/001_1561034988
Contact Name: Anna MacDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2019 13:49

Job Description

Overall responsibility for the integrity & accuracy of the balance sheet and working capital reporting. Responsible for managing 3 direct reports including Credit Control, Purchase Ledger, the Financial Accountant and their teams.

Client Details

A leading retailer and wholesaler, predominantly based in the UK but also with an International presence. Based in Leeds City Centre.


The Financial Accounting Manager will be responsible for:

  • Cash management responsibility on all bank accounts including UK & Overseas including; Maintenance of rolling cash flow forecast and cash plan, identification and investigation of variances from forecast prior to distribution, completion of the cash flow for the forecast/budget and periodic update/review of model
  • Overall responsibility for the balance sheet including; key variance analysis of key balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, statutory format cashflow monthly & rolling forecast, tracker of all risks & opportunities in the balance sheet accounts
  • Overall responsibility for stock accuracy
  • Balance sheet & cash flow budgeting processes
  • Ensuring all regulatory requirements are adhered to
  • Managing the Credit Control and Purchase Ledger Teams


The Financial Accounting Manager will be:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA preferred)
  • Ideally practise trained with 1/2 years experience in Industry
  • Technical Accounting Background
  • Experienced in management of high performing team
  • Desire to add value to the business and can understand and see the wider business impact of decisions
  • Excellent attention to detail - of both own work and of the teams
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Ability to Challenge at all levels of business inclusive of board
  • Experience and ability to make changes to established processes and procedures
  • Team player
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Organised & able to prioritise
  • Problem solver - can work on their own initiative to solve issues or come to conclusions
  • Ability to work to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Job Offer

£45,000 - £50,000 (doe)