We Are Sewell Wallis

Your partner of choice for Accountancy & Finance, HR and Executive level talent.

Who are we?

We're experienced recruiters who pride ourselves on knowing our clients and candidates inside out. Our approach works, evidenced by our repeat business and candidates that come back to us consistently for career advice.

With offices based in Sheffield and Leeds, we cover the whole of Yorkshire and beyond, specialising in Finance, HR and Business Support, Third Sector and Executive level roles.

We're passionate about business and about people, and we love bringing the two together. If you're looking for a recruitment partner that will work to find the best results for your business, and consultants who care about your career, you're in the right place.

What’s your specialism?

Accountancy & Finance

Our team are finance experts, working on roles from transactional level through to C-suite and anything in between. We have an in-depth understanding of the finance industry, we're technically astute and possess extensive market knowledge and wide-reaching finance networks.
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HR & Business Support

Excellent operational support elevates a company, and we can provide you with HR, sales, marketing or office management talent to help your business grow. Going beyond skills and experience, we dig deeper, into cultural fit, attitude and motivation of candidates to ensure long-term, successful placements.
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Not For Profit

We work in partnership with many of the region’s not-for-profit organisations. These ongoing relationships are a testament to our understanding and appreciation of their unique requirements, complexities and financial obligations. We have a broad candidate base who can bring commercial insights to the public and third sectors.
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Executive

Our executive team work with some of the most experienced and talented executive candidates, pairing them with leading businesses across Yorkshire and beyond. We immerse ourselves in the small details of your business, developing a thorough understanding of your needs, and ensure we tell your story in an engaging and effective way.
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Find your perfect role

More Jobs
Leeds

HR Administrator

£22,500 - £23,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a permanent HR Administrator to join a fantastic, well-established business based within Leeds city centre working as part of their HR Service Centre.
Wakefield

Accounts Assistant

£23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis are working with a fantastic client based in Wakefield, who are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their team ASAP to cover a maternity leave.
Sheffield

Credit Controller

£25,000 - £25,500 per annum
I am currently working with an amazing firm who are located in the heart of Sheffield. This firm are one of my absolute favorites to work alongside.

The Sewell Wallis approach

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Hannah Bateman: Business Manager

Client Case Study: Long-lasting relationships

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Blogs & News

 My first month in finance recruitment: Inci Evcil

My first month in finance recruitment: Inci Evcil

Inci joined our Sheffield transactional and part-qualified finance team at the start of April. She talks about her first month with the business, how she’s found changing industries after six years in the same one, and how she wants to leave her mark on the Sheffield finance market.
 Leeds to Liverpool Cycle for Brain Tumour Research 💛

Leeds to Liverpool Cycle for Brain Tumour Research 💛

On 27th April, Suli and I attempted the Leeds to Liverpool cycle, a 126 mile ride covering the whole canal length, with beautiful scenery. We took on this challenge to raise money for Brain Tumour Research, Sewell Wallis’ charity partner of the year. This is a cause close to our hearts, as our colleague, Hannah Bateman, lost her dad to a brain tumour in 2023. We were determined to raise a ton of money and tackle this huge challenge head-on; neither of us are cyclists and we hadn’t done any training, so it would be an absolute slog. The first 27 miles from Leeds to Skipton were pretty tough as our bodies got used to it, but nothing compared to what was to come! The paths were flat, level and straight; overall it was actually a really nice ride. It was, however, absolutely freezing as it was only 9:20 am by the time we got to our first stop.
IWD 2024: Investing in our women

IWD 2024: Investing in our women

On International Women’s Day, we come together as a collective to support women across the world. This year’s IWD theme is #InvestInWomen, for the simple reason that doing so ensures that we, as a society, flourish. It’s estimated that by closing the gender pay gap, we’d enjoy a 20% increase in GDP per capita, significant by anyone’s standards.