Retail Accountant

Job Title: Retail Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 13983411/001_1557236416
Contact Name: Melanie Parkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 14:40

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading organisation in a focussed retail accountant role.

Client Details

A leading well known organisation with operations throughout the UK and in Leeds.


The interim Retail Accountant based in Leeds will support the business by leading a team to provide accurate monthly accounts and reporting. Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of a small team
  • Production of accurate monthly accounts and relevant commercial commentary
  • Production of statutory accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects
  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Work with the wider finance team to promote continuous improvement and make suggestions for process development


The successful candidate for this retail accountant role will be:

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Proven commercial management accounting experience
  • Proven financial accounting experience ideally including audit
  • A proactive and team focussed approach
  • Ability to communicate and influence at a senior level
  • Ideally experience within this or a similar sector

Job Offer

c£45,000 plus benefits

12 months fixed term contract

Leeds based