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Group Finance Manager

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    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 currently looking for a Group Finance Manager to join a fantastic, manufacturing business based just outside of Leeds city centre. Our client delivers world leading technologies and products to an excellent industry and have developed a fantastic working culture across their business.

This exciting new opportunity for a Group Finance Manager has arisen after a recent restructure and will report into a highly impressive Finance Director, who is looking for someone that they can develop and process quickly.

The ideal candidate will be a finance professional who is currently working within an accountancy practice and is looking for their first move into industry. Team management experience is not essential, however you will be someone who is interested in developing a motivating a team.

Reporting into the Finance Director your role will include the following responsibilities:-

-Managing a finance team consisting for 2 direct reports and then overseeing a further team of 7 transactional finance members
- Production of the annual group statutory reporting packs
-Assisting the Finance Director with the year end audit process
-Compilation of a more robust fixed assets register
-Balance sheet reconciliations
-Prepare quarterly consolidated group financial accounts
-Own the month end close process, working closely with the wider finance team to ensure accurate reporting
-Assist on projects across management reporting
-Provide recommendations to management to inform accounting best practice
-Support the development and implementation of appropriate and robust accounting/financial procedures

Other than being enthusiastic and keen to progress, you must be a qualified accountant with a strong technical skillset. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone looking for their first management role in industry.

Please get in touch with either Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale to discuss this position 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.