Accountant (FTC)

Job Description

11776 – Accountant (FTC) Job Spec

Location: Leicester


Our Client – a large specialist manufacturer based in Leicester – is seeking an full-time experienced Accountant for a circa 6 month Fixed-Term-Contract. Based at their headquarters, this role has come about due to a need for maternity cover. Candidates who are available for a hand-over period (prior to Jun/Jul) will be preferred.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing management accounts for multiple companies,
  • Processing customer payments,
  • VAT returns for multiple companies,
  • Invoice financing,
  • Prepare & reviewing yearly / monthly forecasts,
  • Audit Work  / VAT returns for multiple companies,
  • Providing management with financial information,
  • Processing payroll,
  • Reconciling supplier statements,
  • Posting purchase invoices.


The Right Person

  • Part of Fully-Qualified CIMA or ACCA,
  • Circa 3-5 years accounting experience within a large corporate environment,
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability able to understand detailed data & analysis, and report key observations / recommendations to non-finance leaders,
  • Previous management accounting experience is essential,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. SAP, Sage 50 & MS Excel to an advanced standard. 



  • Appointment Type: Fixed Term Contract (circa 6 months)
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time 9:00am – 5:00pm (30mins Lunch)
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11776) on 0116 254 9404.