Lead Accountant

Lead Accountant

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance, Senior Appointments , Interim

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nigel Whelan

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


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Lead Accountant - Site & Business Unit Accounting - Basingstoke

£45,000 - Fixed Term Contract 9 months

Purpose of the Job

Our client is looking for a Lead Accountant to work at their Head Office in Basingstoke on a fixed term contract for 9 months.

The Lead Accountant role is key within Finance Operations there for accounting activities relating to sites and business units for SAP based entities. As the organisation continues to stabilise its transition to a SAP environment, this role is critical in working through that change and being part of the development of the team for the future.


  • Qualified Accountant with minimum 5 years PQE

  • Experience;

  • Strong technical ability.

  • Experience within a corporate finance team.

  • Proven track record of implementing and adjusting processes while maintaining strong control.

  • Experience of a multi-entity period end close, preferably on SAP.

Work Based Competencies;

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to handle change and ambiguity.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good customer service skills.

  • Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally.

  • Enthusiastic team player with a positive and professional attitude.

Lead Accountant - Site & Business Unit Accounting - Basingstoke

£45,000 - Fixed Term Contract 9 months

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.