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Head of Accounting

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Dugdale

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Emma Dugdale

Sewell Wallis are currently working with a global business in Leeds who are looking to recruit a Head of Accounting to join their UK Head office team.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified Accountant, ideally ACA/ACCA/CIMA and reporting into the Director of Finance, your responsibilities will include:-

Preparing monthly financial accounts within agreed deadlines
Budgeting and monthly forecasting
Ensuring accurate monthly reporting
Taking ownership of the balance sheet for the relevant entities, including overseas teams
Preparing complex journals
Providing detailed financial analysis to senior stakeholders
Preparing quarterly audit reviews
Working closely with Finance Business Partners to ensure financial information is prepared accurately
Working with the wider finance teams in the UK and overseas on ad hoc projects
Managing a small team


Fully qualified Accountant, ideally ACA/ACCA/CIMA with a strong academic background
Experience of working in a fast paced environment
Solid reporting skills
Experience of team management
Strong attention to detail
Excellent communication and presentation skills

This role is based in Leeds, however they are offering hybrid working where you may only be expected to be office based 1-2 days per week.

For further details please contact Emma Dugdale or Lucy Regan.

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.