Financial Controller

Salary/Rate:£65,000 - £70,000 per annum + car allowance
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to join a global PLC with offices located East of Leeds (fully office based).

This is an excellent opportunity for a fully qualified Accountant, ideally ACA / ACCA / CIMA and reporting to the senior management team, your responsibilities will include:-

  • Overseeing the day to day financial management including the preparation of timely financial information, developing financial processes as well as responsibility for the oversight of internal financial controls
  • Supporting and managing the transactional team and working closely with the FP&A  Deputy CFO
  • Ensuring key controls are in place, maintained and compliance is met
  • KPI reporting
  • Co-ordinating and overseeing the annual statutory audit and ensure compliance within UK accounting regulations and practices
  • Preparing annual statutory accounts
  • Managing tax requirements including the review of quarterly VAT submissions and timely payment of PAYE and NI as well as liaising with external tax consultants to calculate tax computations
  • Day to day cash management including weekly cash forecasts
  • Reviewing and maintaining policies and procedures
  • Ad hoc finance project work


  • Fully qualified Accountant, ideally ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Strong technical background
  • Good working knowledge of UK and international accounting regulations
  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders
  • Strong IT skills
  • Knowledge of SAP in a manufacturing environment is desirable


  • Competitive salary plus car allowance
  • Early finish on a Friday 
  • Free parking

For further details please contact Emma Dugdale.

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: ED/4758Post Date: 15.05.24

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