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Financial Accountant - ideal for a 1st time mover!

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are thrilled to be working with a highly reputable FMCG business based in Leeds who are looking for a newly qualified/close to qualification Financial Accountant to join their team.

Our client has well-known brands in every supermarket and have demonstrated excellent growth over several years. If you are looking to work for a thriving business, with a product that you can really relate to, then this is an excellent opportunity to apply for.

The role would suit either a first-time mover from practice, or someone who is currently working in industry in a Financial Accountant position.

Reporting into the Head of Financial Accounting, your role will include the following duties:-

-Preparing a trial balance suitable for submitting to the US parent for its consolidated results
-Preparing and uploading budgets, forecast and other data to the US parent's consolidation financial system
-Gather lease information and prepare lease accounting entries, journals and reconciliations
-Managing, reconciling and freeing inter-company balances
-Preparing VAT returns and intrastat forms
-Authorising bank payments
-Balance sheet reconciliations
-Assisting with the preparation of the statutory accounts
-Assisting with the preparation of corporation tax returns

If you are interested in hearing more about the business before applying then please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale to discuss further.

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.