Job descriptionSewell Wallis are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join a leading Retail business with offices in Leeds.
This is a 9-12 month FTC and ideally candidates will be available at short notice.
Reporting to the FD your responsibilities will include:-
Supporting the FD - FP&A & Accounting with providing a high performing management accounts function, delivering accurate monthly management accounts and insightful commentary in line with deadlines
Delivering standardised reporting required for one of the regions, supporting the planning and forecasting process
Internal control and compliance responsibility shared with the Financial Controller - Transactional
Leading, developing and motivating the management accounts team supporting them with timely and insightful management accounts to enable efficient effective decision making by the leadership team
Working with other Financial Controllers and Business Partners to support key deliverables relating to (but not exclusively) statutory accounts, automation, prioritisation, removing workload and process/efficiency improvements
Deputising for the FD - FP&A & Accounting when required
Fully qualified Accountant, ideally ACA/CIMA / ACCA
Proven ability to lead and manage teams
Excellent business partnering skills
Ideally knowledge of SAP / TM1 / Cognos
This role will involve some UK travel.
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.