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Group Accountant

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £47000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lucy Regan

Sewell Wallis are currently working with a specialist healthcare provider based near Wakefield who are looking for a Group Accountant to join their finance team.

Our client are rapidly growing and this role is therefore a newly created position to support the Group Finance Director by taking on responsibility for the management of financial reporting, preparation of the group consolidation, tax and treasury.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to move out of practice, where you will manage a small team whilst driving improvements across the finance function. It is important that you have strong working knowledge of IFRS and consolidations experience in order to apply for this exciting new position.

As the Group Accountant your role will include the following:

-Management of the monthly reporting cycle, reporting on financial performance of individual entities and on a consolidated basis
-Review of submissions from reporting entities including acquisition accounting
-Statutory entity and Group accounts preparation
-Manage group audit of corporate entities
-Become the subject matter expert regarding technical accounting queries across the finance teams
-Manage a small finance team, completing regular one to ones
-Management of the group's cash and liquidity including group cash forecast
-Statutory tax and filing deadlines
-Implement financial controls and risk management across the group

You will ideally be a qualified accountant who is currently working in practice or within industry in a group role. You must be ambitious and keen to work across the business, therefore strong communication skills and commercial acumen are essential.

Please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale if you require 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.