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Assistant Reporting & Compliance Accountant

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We have an excellent opportunity for a driven, ambitious part qualified Accountant looking for their next challenge. No two days will be the same working for this business, so if you are looking for a non BAU role in a position where you can really get your teeth stuck into and drive positive change across the business then this could be the right move for you.

This business has gone through a lot of change in recent years and they are now looking to reshape their central reporting team by recruiting a new team. Reporting into the Lead Financial Accountant your role will involve;

*Assist in the provision of General Ledger accounting services for central finance in line with required KPIs and service levels.
*Ensure financial information is provided on a timely basis to allow sufficient time for review by business partners and project leaders whilst maintaining full compliance with reporting deadlines set by Group Reporting and Control.
*Ownership of several balance sheet accounts in the reconciliation process on the financial ledger system
*Assistance with year end statutory reporting requirements as requested
*Assistance with VAT and EU reporting on the financial system
*Assistance with financial compliance checks of businesses within the group
*Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts for management review
*Assistance with month end system procedures, e.g. ledger opening and closing, mapping scheme/integration transaction, and master data maintenance
*Other ad hoc projects relating to the Finance Department as and when required
*Develop and maintain effective working relationships with nominated internal and external customers to facilitate achievement of service levels and KPIs
*Support Reporting & Compliance section manager in identifying any problem issues within the nominal ledgers for specific businesses and ensure appropriate and timely escalation to facilitate prompt resolution.

We're looking for:

-Part qualified ACCA/CIMA accountants with experience working within a demanding and complex business
-Balance sheet reconciliations experience (ideally)
-Intermediate to advanced excel skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to positively influence decision makers

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.