Financial Accountant


Leeds, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


Etex are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join the Sigmat team, based in Leeds!

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Competitive Salary Depending on Experience

What you’ll do:

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for producing management accounts for Delivery and Group, whilst also supporting with financial reporting and project work.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Production of the Delivery and Group accounts and Consol for each month end
  • Aid and Preparation of month end company and group board pack 
  • Provide support throughout the financial audit and production of statutory accounts
  • Intercompany reconciliations and recharges
  • Submission of CIS returns
  • Submissions of VAT returns
  • Working closely with the Purchase Ledger / Purchasing departments to ensure project completeness and accuracy
  • To document and monitor the effectiveness of internal financial reporting processes and controls, and provide recommendations for improvement as required
  • [Tax, review of balance sheet reconciliations, budgeting, mentoring of junior staff?]
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects when requires
  • Any other tasks commensurate with the post

What you’ll bring:

  • Accounting qualification is desirable
  • Minimum 6 years accounting experience
  • Ability to work within a fast paced and changing environment
  • Experience making improvements to finance process
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident and professional with a can-do attitude
  • Sage 200 experience is beneficial
  • Experience within the Construction industry is beneficial


Who you’ll work with:

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the Financial Accountant, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the team.  In addition to your direct team, you will have regular connections with the employees across the head office.


Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Opportunities to attend training and development, and support for further education
  • Free eye tests / discounted eyewear vouchers through Specsavers 
  • Company Life Assurance - 5x your annual salary
  • Employee assistance programme
  • And many more…





Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 11,000 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.