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Financial Accountant - Global Sports Brand

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Dugdale

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Emma Dugdale

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join a leading Global Sports brand in Leeds - up to £50k

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Accountant, ideally ACA / ACCA and candidates looking to make a first move into Industry will also be considered.

Reporting to the Finance Director, your responsibilities will include:-

Performing weekly, quarterly and yearly accounting operations, including tax reporting
Creating monthly income statements and balance sheet reports
Conducting data collection and analysis to generate weekly and monthly estimations,
producing budgets, overseeing tax payments, and conducting internal audits
Providing guidance and presenting project/business funding estimates and preparing budgets
Creating weekly financial flow figures and keeping expenditure and cash flow under control
Responsible for Sales and Purchase Ledger
Auditing financial records to ensure their correctness, carrying out internal audits
Reconciling and documenting credit card and bank transactions and accounts
Coordinating annual audits and conducting an analysis of financial reports and support as needed
Analysing and reporting on financial condition, including variations in income statements
Communicating financial outcomes to executive management and key stakeholders
Improving systems and processes and initiating corrective measures
Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Overseeing tax payments
Keeping up-to-date with financial policies, practices, and regulations


Qualified Accountant, ideally ACA/ACCA
Advanced Excel skills
Ability to work to to deadlines
Excellent communication and presentation skills

For further details, please contact Emma Dugdale or Lucy Regan.

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.