Financial Accounting Manager

Salary/Rate:£44,000 - £52,000 per annum + Hybrid, 20% pension, flexible hours
Job type:Perm

About the Role

I'm working with a big organisation who are looking for a qualified accountant to join their finance function to cover a maternity leave which is due to start in Summer and finish 30/9/25.

This role will providing specialist support for financial transactions, ensuring the data integrity of finance systems, compliance with external regulation and internal policies and preparation of year end accounts and the accompanying external audit process.

What your duties will entail:

  • Day to day management of the external audit and year-end statutory reporting process.
  • Lead on the management of the year end audit
  • Providing strategic support and operational leadership for the Financial Reporting and Compliance Team
  • Lead on the provision of treasury management, preparation of cash flow forecasts and banking arrangements and provide investment proposal options to the Head of Financial Reporting and Compliance, to be presented to the CFO for approval.

Required experience:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Large, complex business background
  • Lead on year end audit
  • Experience Managing a team of accountants
  • Advanced in accounting systems and Microsoft excel
  • Significant experience of leading a financial accounting function, contributing to the strategic development of financial reporting and compliance activities across a large organisation


  • Hybrid (1-2 days a week in office)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 20% pension contribution
  • Close to transport links
  • A generous 33 day holiday entitlement plus bank holidays!

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: OO/4688Post Date: 09.05.24

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