Investment Executive/Accountant

Job Title: Investment Executive/Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Start Date: ASAP/Subject to notice period
Reference: 3914216_1610561433
Contact Name: Arthur Blyth
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 13, 2021 18:10

Job Description

Investment Accountant - Sheffield - £40,000-£48,000 per annum + leading benefits package.

Your new company
I am delighted to be working with a leading investment company based in central Sheffield.
My client has been successfully operating within their specialist sector for over 40 years, and are key drivers in providing investment finance to communities across the UK.

The organisation provides key financial funding and premises with a focus on regeneration to a variety of communities, and operates in a truly forward thinking and impactful way.

The business is based in central Sheffield with access to free parking, and very close to all public transport links.

Your new role
My client is seeking to appoint into a key position within the organisation as a Regional Investment Accountant within their Sheffield head office site.

This Regional Investment position is an exciting alternative to a normal finance/accounting role - it is well suited to an individual with a well rounded accountancy background having worked within a professional services setting.

You will take responsibility for the appraisal, negotiation and implementation of investment funding to businesses across local regions, assisting in the management of the local office space. You will need to be able to understand and interpret a set of accounts, but without the need to produce accounts yourself. You will be required to question and delve into projects, partnering closely with the client to probe and analyse the financials of the project to draw up a viable proposal, whilst also marketing and developing business as you go.

As part of your new role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Critically appraising investment opportunities.
  • Managing a portfolio of investments.
  • Providing sensible business support to client companies
  • Local site management
  • Marketing of products and services.
  • Deputising for the Regional Management as and when appropriate.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful within your role, you will need to have a flexible, team-focused approach, whilst also developing strong relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.
You will need to demonstrate high levels of communication skills as you will be consistently liaising with internal and external interested parties on a wide range of business matters.

You will also need to be able to demonstrate a strong business acumen, including strategic, commercial and financial matters. The ideal candidate will have a professional accountancy/banking/investment qualification (such as CIMA, ACCA OR ACIB).

Key personality traits for this role are strong communication skills and the ability to spot, develop and follow through with opportunities and projects.

Applications are considered from individuals from a professional services background, and will be well suited to individuals with strong analytical and business partnering skills who are Qualified accountants, however those who do not hold a formal accountancy/investment qualification will also be considered.

What you'll get in return

  • Salary: c.£40,000 - £48,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Company car / car allowance benefit (c.£3,000 per annum)
  • Bonus scheme (up to 20% of annual salary)
  • Market leading pension scheme of 10% employer/6% employee contribution
  • Annual pay reviews
  • 25 days + 8 days statutory holiday
  • Christmas bonus
  • Free parking onsite
  • Opportunity for some degree of flexible working hours (standard are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday)

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