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Financial Controller

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Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working on an exclusive basis with a fantastic SME based in south Leeds.

This is a newly created position for a Financial Controller to join a thriving manufacturing company, reporting straight into the MD with the view to move into an FD position in the future. This company are set to double their turnover in the next 12 months, making it an extremely exciting time to join them.

As the Financial Controller your role will include the following duties:

  • Managing a small finance function, developing and growing the team as required holding regular one to ones
  • Ownership of month end duties and completion of the management accounts
  • Support with identifying areas of improvement and to enhance financial controls
  • Work with the MD to contribute strategic insights to support financial planning
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and cash flow
  • Business partner with areas outside of finance to support with budgeting and forecasting
  • VAT returns

To be considered for this opportunity we require candidates to meet the following criteria:

  • Be either a qualified or qualified by experience accountant
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of the manufacturing sector
  • Have confident in being the number one finance person on site, reporting into the MD
  • Be ambitious, self-motivated and enjoy managing junior members of finance

Benefits on offer:-

  • A flexible and welcoming culture where your hours are not dictated to you
  • The opportunity to work for a rapidly growing SME
  • 25 days holiday
  • Private medical insurance

Please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale if you would like further information before applying.

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.

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