Accountant - Retail Sector

24000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + GBP24000 - GBP26000/annum
10 May 2017
30 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Part Qualified / Qualified Accountant to join a manufacturing business based in Leeds. Reporting to the Financial Controller you will be responsible for the financial control and management accounts of the Retail owned stores of the organisation.

The successful candidate will assistant the Retail function of the Finance Team at the Head Office in Leeds and will take control of duties including but not limited to:

*Prepare the management accounts for approximately 10 retail owned stores to a very strict and time constrained 3-day month end.
*Liaise regularly with the businesses owned stores (nationwide) to collate all the financial information required.
*Discuss the monthly accounts with the business development managers and owned stores to offer financial advice and business improvements
*Manage and collect outstanding customer debts
*Post all transactions onto Sage and prepare monthly accounts
*Processing and approving purchase orders and invoices
*Assisting with other financial duties across other business divisions as required
*Preparation of financial and KPI business reporting as required
*Financial control and compliance, including cost management, to create a robust, efficient and effective financial environment
*Processing of all VAT returns, monthly PAYE and CIS subcontractor returns as required
*Preparation of statutory financial statements

Elevation Recruitment Group would be keen to hear from candidates with the following skills and experiences:

*Part Qualified or Qualified ACA/ACCA/ CIMA or by experience
*Proven experience in managing the intense 3-day month end process
*Strong IT and excel skills/ reporting (plus other MS applications)
*Strong accounting and book-keeping skills
*Experienced in preparing cash flow forecasts
*Trained in meeting challenging deadlines
*Good communication skills
*Sage experience

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on Finance positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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