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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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
Greater Manchester

Assistant Commercial Finance Manager

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis are working with a large, private equity-backed property business, as they look to appoint an Assistant Finance Manager responsible for onboarding all acquisitions into the group. This business has an aggressive acquisitions growth strategy and is therefore looking for an exceptional individual to lead the integration of all acquisitions into the group.

Finance Business Partner

£50,000 - £57,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis are working with a global service sector company who are increasing their focus on finance business partnering. We’re recruiting a Finance Business Partner to join a growing commercial team.

Finance Assistant

£25,000 - £27,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Finance Assistant to join a well-established business based in North Leeds on temporary to permanent basis.

The Sewell Wallis approach

Lewis Walker: Finance Consultant

Hannah Bateman: Business Manager

Client Case Study: Long-lasting relationships

Celebrating 18 years of Sue Wallis: reinventing a business

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Blogs & News

Faith Collins: Celebrating Nine Years with Sewell Wallis

Faith Collins: Celebrating Nine Years with Sewell Wallis

Faith is fast heading towards her 10-year anniversary at Sewell Wallis. As she crosses her nine-year mark, we asked her to reflect on this significant milestone, tell us why she’s stayed with the business so long, discuss the ups and downs, and ponder on what else she wants to accomplish during her time here.
The True Cost of Counter Offers

The True Cost of Counter Offers

Anyone who manages people has been there: a valuable employee is resigning, the panic is setting in, what do you do? You counter offer them to convince them to stay. This might seem like a logical solution to get the potential leaver to stick around, and avoid the costs associated with hiring their replacement, but counter offers can, more often than not, lead to unintended consequences that can cause long-term damage to your business.
What sets Sewell Wallis apart from all the rest?

What sets Sewell Wallis apart from all the rest?

We're celebrating our Director, Kayley Haythornthwaite's 11 year anniversary, and chatting to her about what makes Sewell Wallis different from other recruitment businesses in the region.
Beyond the Lecture Hall: Career Paths in Accountancy and Finance for UK Graduates

Beyond the Lecture Hall: Career Paths in Accountancy and Finance for UK Graduates

As your time at university draws to an end, what are your career plans? We talk you through the various options on offer, and how to best utilise the support of a good recruiter.