Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant
Closing Date:20 March 2019

Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Leeds (LS10)
Salary: £27,000 – £35,000 DOE + benefits
Contract: Permanent

Following recent changes within the organisation and an office relocation, Derwent FM are recruiting for a Financial Accountant to come and our team.

What your role will be

If you enjoy variety in your daily activities and overall objectives then this is the role for you. Ultimately you will be responsible for the production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts. Furthermore you will play a lead role in the audit process and the completion of the Derwent Livings statutory accounts.

A key part of this role is managing a small ensuring that you act as an effective manager/mentor; this includes providing support when needed and ensuring they feel engaged in their role.

Although this is an operational role there is definitely opportunity to influence at a more strategic level as you will be given the opportunity to contribute to the Business plan and the overall key aims of the finance function.

Your background

To be considered for this role you will need to be qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with experience of managing a team or you have played a lead role within the teams in which you have operated. You will have experience of producing management and statutory accounts and enjoy interacting with stakeholders. You will consider yourself as an effective communicator that is able to influence at all levels and is able to speak to non-finance people in a way that they can easily understand and translate key information.

You will be an extremely competent I.T. user that is particularly strong with MS Excel.

What we offer you

This is a superb opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge. Alongside our attractive basic salary and excellent working environment, we also reward our employees with numerous benefits as well as development and training opportunities. We ask for your passion, commitment and high performance and in return we offer a great employment deal with excellent benefits and career opportunities.

About us

Derwent FM is subsidiary of Derwent Living. It provides a range of facilities management services across the private and public sectors and manages over 12,000 units of student accommodation, with over 20 sites nationwide. It is backed by Places for People Group, one of the largest regeneration, development and property management businesses in the UK.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.


Got a question?
Our friendly team are more than happy to answer any questions you may have throughout the recruitment process.

0843 289 5231