General Ledger Accountant – Team Lead Ref: 13734

Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package

Excellent opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join an innovative and growing $9 billion global leader. Italian language desirable but not essential.

Role Info

General Ledger Accountant – Team Lead
Bradford, BD3 | Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a General Ledger Team Lead to be based at our Finance Shared Services in Bradford. Reporting to the GL Manager, this role will take responsibility for financial control of the Italian entity, specifically with regard to month end reporting, general ledger integrity and balance sheet control.

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $9 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

+ Management of a remote working accountant
+ Involvement in ERP implementation and migration project
+ Balance sheet reconciliation review and control
+ Control of month end reporting process
+ Preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns
+ Key contact for external and internal auditors
+ Manage relationship between FSS and key stakeholders within the local business
+ Involvement in budgeting process

We Are Looking For:

A highly motivated individual with proven ability to drive process improvement. You must be a qualified accountant with strong technical skills. Italian language skills desirable but not essential. Experience of staff management is desirable, as the successful applicant must be able take responsibility for their own work along with that of their team. You will possess strong communication skills that enable you to liaise and influence with key internal contacts at all levels. You must be an extremely well organised individual who is comfortable working within a fast paced environment. Experience of SAP desirable.

What we offer in return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

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