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Senior Finance Manager - Business Partnering

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

  • Contact email:

    lucy.regan@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LUC/2968_1655224042

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-14

  • Consultant:

    Lucy Regan



Sewell Wallis are currently working with a leading financial services business based in Leeds, who are looking for a commercially astute accountant to join them in a new Senior Finance Manager position. This role will focus on business partnering with various department heads across the business.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for an individual who is practice trained but has a natural drive to get out into the business and build robust relationships with senior stakeholders outside of finance.

Day to day your role will look like this:-

-Responsible for the cost base across multiple departments including marketing, call centres and retail partners
-Partner closely with commercial finance and senior stakeholders across multiple Operations teams to support and challenge information required for the Group's cost accounting
-Ensure finance are engaged on strategic change projects and assess areas that are impacting accounting for costs
-Ensure the correct processes are in place to reflect delivery of strategic projects, including integrating new customers into reporting
-Manage the relationship with external auditors with regards to costs to ensure a smooth audit process
-Ensure all deliverables adhere to the financial control framework in place
-Own the delivery of a timely and accurate month end close process
-Ensure the Group's accounting policies are applied across the cost base to ensure compliance with IFRS

The ideal candidate will be/have:-

-Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA ideally
-Strong technical knowledge of IFRS and implementing accounting polices
-A true business partner with demonstrable experience of building relationships outside of finance

Company benefits:-

-15% performance bonus
-Flexible/hybrid working
-Fantastic career progression across the wider finance team

Please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale if you require further information before applying.

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.