Senior Financial Accountant - excellent progression

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Sewell Wallis are delighted to be partnering with a large corporate business based in south Leeds. Due to a recent promotion within the finance team, they are now looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join the company. This is a pivotal role within the finance function where you will gain excellent exposure to the wider business. Whilst our client is looking for a technically strong accountant, they also require someone with strong commercial acumen who can confidently business partner with non-finance individuals.

This business are particularly well known for the exceptional career opportunities they can offer their employees. Therefore it would be a great role for a first time mover who is looking to quickly establish their long term career within industry and a business where you can easily move around to experience all areas of finance.

Reporting to the Finance Manager your role will include the following:-

-Managing two direct reports, holding regular one to ones to improve overall performance and identify areas for development
-Liaising with internal and external audit and tax teams
-Working closely with the FP&A and Commercial teams within the business to understand P&L drivers and overall business performance
-Balance sheets and P&L reviews including variance analysis
-Preparation of accounting information and the UK statutory accounts
-Tax returns
-Balance sheet reconciliations and preparations of complex journals
-Liaising confidently with senior stakeholders to ensure efficient reporting
-Business partnering effectively across the entire company to ensure a thorough understanding of reporting requirements and business needs

To be considered you will need to be an ACCA or ACA qualified accountant with the drive and tenacity to make the required improvements across the business. You must be proactive and a confident man manager and you will have ideally worked in a large organisation.

For further information please contact Lucy Campbell or Emma Dugdale.

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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk