General Ledger Accountant - progression to team leader

  • Location

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Are you a newly qualified accountant looking for a position where you can quickly progress into a more senior finance role within a large business? Sewell Wallis are currently working with a leading manufacturing company based on the outskirts of Bradford who are looking to recruit a General Ledger Accountant.

This international organisation are heavily focused around investing in their teams and driving peoples careers forward. This exciting new General Ledger Accountant role will suit someone ambitious and career minded as the role will progress into a managerial position very quickly.

Reporting to the Finance Manager your role will include the following:

-Ensure there is a timely and accurate period-end reporting process
-Mentoring junior members of the team to support in your progression to team leader
-Detailed variance analysis on the monthly financial reports
-Prepare and approve balance sheet reconciliations
-Work closely with the FP&A team to ensure transactions are accurately reported
-Build strong cross-departmental relationships across the business including HR and Operations
-Year-end statutory and tax compliance
-Liaise with external and internal auditors
-Ad hoc project work

This role will suit a motivated newly qualified accountant who is keen to step up and manage a small team in the near future. You must have a strong technical finance background and be confident producing management and statutory accounts. Experience of SAP would be advantageous but certainly not a must!

Please get in touch with Lucy Campbell or Emma Dugdale for further information.

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