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Interim Head of Finance

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance

  • Contact:

    Emma Dugdale

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  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    12-15 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Emma Dugdale

Sewell Wallis are working with a leading Retail business in York who are looking to recruit a Head of Finance on a contract for up to 15 months.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Finance you will be responsible for leading the Management Accounts and Finance Systems teams.

Other key responsibilities will include:-

Overseeing the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts
Leading strategic finance projects
Reviewing monthly results
Managing financial risk
Reviewing key finance processes
Maintaining the balance sheet
Managing the year end external audit process
Overseeing a team of 6
Ad hoc project work


Fully qualified Accountant, ideally ACA/CIMA/ACCA
Solid knowledge of accounting standards, financial compliance and focus on financial control
Strong reporting background
People management experience
Ability to influence the wider business

In return our client is offering a competitive benefits package including car allowance and bonus.

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.