Control Accountant

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are working with a large plc in Sheffield who are looking to add talent into their finance team.

The company's customers and colleagues are at the very heart of what they do. They employ exceptional people who are engaged and rewarded for the value they bring to the organisation.

The Control Accountant will be responsible for the control and operation of the monthly accrual for supplier rebate income across the UK business.

They offer a great opportunity to build your career in a market leading business, along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, a great pension, life insurance and a share save scheme. As well as on-site parking in a location easily accessible in Sheffield from the M1 and surrounding areas such as Rotherham, Barnsley, Worksop and Chesterfield.

What does the role involve?

As Control Accountant, you will have the responsibility for the accurate recognition of Supplier, Divisional, Marketing, Contract Support and Customer Rebates in the accounts and ensuring the timely collection of receipts and making payments where appropriate. As part of the role, you will ensure that processes for accruing and releasing rebates are robust, and are followed, and will require you to regularly liaise with internal and external audit. In addition, you will produce a monthly full reconciliation of internal rebate accrual vs rebate tracker and identify opportunities to maximise rebate earnings potential.

The successful candidate will require:

*To be a fully qualified accountant with a strong technical background, rigorous attention to detail, someone who is able to work to stringent agreed processes
*To be able to demonstrate strong communication skills with proven ability to work across functional boundaries
*An understanding of how supplier rebates work and experience of working with rebate management software

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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk