Financial Accountant - 12 month FTC

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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We have been engaged by our client, a private equity backed manufacturing firm based in South Yorkshire with the recruitment of a Financial Accountant on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Based within easy commute of Leeds and Sheffield and the surrounding areas this role sits within their central finance team, and provides strong resource to facilitate changes needed within financial accounting activities.

The successful candidate will fulfil the following role;

*Delivery of consolidated management accounts for all business units within the group
*Development and implementation of process and controls to ensure all balance sheet accounts are fully reconciled
*Point of contact with external bodies for any audit work, to include statutory yearend audit and any other ad-hoc audits required by lenders
*To ensure robust financial control and governance
*Implement the process changes needed to reduce the month end reporting cycle
*Manage cost control with the functional heads of the Central finance team
*Encourage continuous improvement activities across all group finance teams in order to drive best practice
*To identify, develop and implement any reporting requirements
*Line management responsibility as appropriate

The successful candidate will be confident and a good communicator who can influence change. You will be self-motivated, driven, articulate and not afraid to challenge the status quo.

The following skills are all requirements for the role;

-Big 4 qualified
-Prior experience of working for an audit practice in the field
-Expert financial technical skills
-A strong communicator and influencer who can 'sell' the need for change
-Not afraid to challenge the practices of the business
-A high level of integrity and a commitment towards a governance culture

We are looking for an exceptional candidate for this role and my client is therefore willing to offer a great remuneration package to ensure they attract the right person including:

-Salary of up to £75,000
-35 days holiday
-Up to 16% combined pension contribution
-Access to Occupational Health

For more information please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite

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