Financial Accountant – Global Leader Ref: 16289

£Competitive Plus Excellent Company Benefits

Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hardworking, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you want to advance your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Financial Accountant – Global Leader
BD3, Leeds / Bradford Border UK HQ
Plus Excellent Company Benefits
Permanent – Full Time
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to further their development and career. The successful applicant will join our diverse European Financial Centre team responsible for the financial accounting for several European countries. Reporting to the European Controller you will lead the company's financial accounting, reporting and control activities.

What we can offer you:

You’ll receive a highly competitive remuneration package including an annual performance related bonus. You’ll get exclusive access to a huge range of discounts and benefits through our U-Benefits site as well as massive discounts on a fantastic range of products we supply.

You’ll get 33 days annual leave per year and can buy or sell days too. We’ll give you access to a generous pension scheme which can be enhanced to well above the legal minimum and peace of mind with death in service benefits. To help support your physical and mental wellbeing you can join our cycle to work scheme, discounted private healthcare plan and will have access to 24/7 counselling and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme.

What you’ll deliver day-to-day:

+ Months end close processes
+ Journal processing
+ Detailed variance analysis on the monthly financial reports
+ Working closely with the FP&A, in country finance, operations and HR teams to ensure transactions are accurately reported
+ Preparation and approval of balance sheet reconciliations
+ Year end statutory and tax compliance
+ Key contact for internal and external auditors
+ SOX and internal controls
+ Other ad-hoc duties

About You:

You will have to be CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualified or part qualified, the role will include study support. You must be well organised and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to work independently, whilst collaborating with other members of the team when required. Enthusiasm and a proactive attitude are essential. Experience of SAP is preferred.

The role will provide a broad range of experience and is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, ambitious individual, looking to develop their career in finance.

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions is one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Finance Accountant, Accountancy, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, Part Qualified Accountant, Qualified Accountant.

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.