Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Evans

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Coventry Building Society Arena is a world class exhibition, event & conference centre, housing Wasps Rugby and Coventry City Football Club. Going from strength to strength, financial highlights include an increased revenue of 44% in 2021, and continued growth plans for 2022.

Gleeson Finance are delighted to be working in an exclusive partnership with The Wasps, to recruit a permanent Senior Accountant. Working within a small team but with exposure across the business, this role has a wide remit covering financial accounting, internal controls and group reporting.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and progressive technical Accountant, to join The Wasps in this period of change. The ideal candidate will be a confident business partner (and a keen interest in sports would be advantageous)!

The Job:

As the Senior Accountant, you will produce monthly accounts, budgets and forecasts whilst ensuring the accounting policies comply with the relevant standards. You will develop systems and procedures to ensure the effective management of the finances whilst liaising with external auditors to assist on accounts preparation and compliance.

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, you will have responsibility for financial reporting, management of the audit and technical accounting for the Group, supporting the wider finance team. Other duties include, the monthly consolidation, statutory financial statements, and presenting information and findings to senior management, cashflow, audit preparation, statutory accounts, Tax and VAT.

This is a great opportunity for any qualified accountant looking for their first move from practice or an experienced accountant from industry.

The Requirements:

  • Full or part qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Proven financial accounts experience
  • Ideally practice trained, with SME exposure
  • Robust individual who will question and investigate processes and outcome
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A team player! ????

What's On Offer?

  • Salary up to £45,000
  • Staff discount on events
  • Hybrid working and flexible hours
  • Study Support and ongoing CPD
  • Private Healthcare
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Lifestyle benefits
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with a leading sports brand
  • A positive and down-to-earth culture

If this sounds like the perfect position for you, then please apply direct, or call Sophie Evans, Gleeson Recruitment, on 07812 079718 for further info!

By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.