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Bradford, England
Job Type
Full Time
£40,000 - £42,000 Per Year
Date Posted
7 days ago

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with an extremely successful business based in Bradford. They are looking to recruit an experienced Accountant, possibly straight from practice (though this is not essential), to lead the financial management and reporting of recently acquired businesses. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced business in a role that will provide a varied and challenging workload.

The on-going integration of acquired entities requires a flexible and 'can do’ approach to meet the challenges that this presents, bringing an opportunity for the applicant to gain exposure to and experience of acquisition accounting and reporting.

Immediately post acquisition the individual will be required to take control and responsibility for all local accounting of the acquired entity and become the central finance contact, co-ordinating with Treasury, Payroll, Purchase ledger and Sales ledger. Duties to include:

  • Management of existing finance function and staff
  • Preparation of acquired entity monthly management accounts
  • Payroll operation and authorisation
  • Over seeing Purchase ledger and supplier payments
  • Preparation of sales ledger and purchase ledger data for migration
  • Migration of inherited agreements to Group approved suppliers
  • Credit control
  • Cash and Bank management, control and reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of all key control accounts
  • Statutory returns (inc VAT)

Following full migration to the central business, the closure and wind up of the acquired legal entity, including;

  • Closure of VAT and PAYE references etc
  • Cancellation of contracts for non-aligned suppliers
  • Closing balance sheet reconciliations to support hive up, final statutory accounts

Offering a competitive salary, this is an ideal opportunity for anyone looking to make their first move from practice. Applicants with relevant industry experience will also be considered. The company offer long term progression and development for the successful applicant and I would urge anyone interested to apply at their earliest convenience.


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