Financial 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:

    4 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are working on a new Financial Accountant opportunity with a prestigious client in Sheffield. This is a great mixture of financial accounting and management accounts, working with a well-known business which boasts continued organic growth. This opportunity is brand new to work exclusively with a new division within the company.

You'll be tasked with all aspects of accounting and financial control around the selected division for the group.

Your role will be responsible for bringing together the accounting, management, forecasting and reconciliation aspects within the finance team, however, as this is a new role, you'll be given the opportunity to shape and develop this role.

The job;

* Quarterly review of management accounts for the selected companies, including reconciliation.
* Detailed analysis of performance and reporting back to management.
* Work with the rest of the financial control team to develop a detailed understanding of monthly review of risk areas, provisioning and identification of areas for improvement.
* Co-ordinating the follow up of concluded matters from the quarterly balance valuation.
* Having full responsibility for certain group balance sheet areas, such as leases and fixed assets.
*Assisting the Head of Finance as otherwise required.

The person;

* Excellent technical knowledge, including up to date UK GAAP and IFRS knowledge
* Experience of working in audit and financial accounts, preferably within a large accountancy practice.
* ACA or ACCA qualified
* Advanced spreadsheet skills to understand and develop complex computer models with little supervision.
* Advanced Word and PowerPoint skills.
* Strong communication and presentation skills.

The benefits;

* 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
* Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services
* Flexible working options

For more information please contact Faith Collins

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.