Reporting Accountant - excellent commercial exposure

  • 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 proud to be working with an innovative and fast paced global organisation based in south Leeds. This business has a large and friendly finance team and offer great career prospects at all levels for their employees. They offer an impressive working environment with a large open plan office, subsidised canteen and an on-site gym, which can all be enjoyed whilst taking advantage of their flexible working policy.

Are you looking for a role in finance where you can gain some strong commercial exposure and business partner with non-finance departments? If so then this opportunity could be the ideal role to apply for!

Our impressive client have a fantastic opportunity for a Reporting Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. This role will report into a highly experience Finance Manager and will give you excellent exposure across the entire business. It therefore requires a confident accountant who can influence and business partner right up to the most senior levels in a business and across multiple departments too.

Your duties as the Reporting Accountant will consist of the following:

-Responsible for the financial reporting, account reconciliations and analysis of the general ledger
-Perform the month end gross margin close for the UK and support the Finance Manager in understanding key variances to budget/forecast
-Drive forward critical margin project, highlighting any issues and helping the Finance Manager to implement the solutions to resolve them
-Weekly margin reporting
-Work closely with the Operations team to drive accountability
-Assist with the preparation of budgets, updates and strategic plans
-Ensure accuracy and compliance with GAAP, SOX and all other accounting regulations
-Support the Finance Manager in reviewing work relating to the margin area to ensure expectations communicated, understood and adhered to.

To be considered for this Reporting Accountant position you must be a qualified accountant (qualified by experience candidates will be considered) who can demonstrate that you have a strong background in stakeholder management with excellent communication skills.

You will be a proactive problem solver with an analytical and logical approach to work. You will need to have worked in a large and fast paced organisation, international exposure would be highly advantageous but not essential.

For more information please contact 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.