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Senior Manager - Financial Accounting

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Dugdale

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Emma Dugdale

Sewell Wallis are working with a leading FS business in Leeds who are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager to work within their Financial Accounting team.

This is a pivotal role within the organisation where you will be partnering across both Finance, Marketing and Operations.

You will be a qualified Accountant, ideally ACA / ACCA / CIMA and your key responsibilities will include:-

Leading the month end close process for c£250m per annum of Group costs covering change, servicing, marketing, partner payments and overheads
Providing analysis and reporting of performance to support decision making
Taking ownership of the balance sheet reconciliations
Ensuring the Group's accounting policies are applied across the cost base, including completing comprehensive capitalisation assessments, to ensure compliance with IFRS
Partnering closely with the Commercial Finance, Commercial and Operations teams to support and challenge information required to ensure the Group's cost accounting is appropriate
Providing insightful analysis of performance compared to prior periods and budget
Working closely with the business to ensure Finance are engaged on strategic priorities and change projects
Assessing areas that impact accounting for costs and updating accounting policies
Managing the relationship with the external auditors with regards to costs, ensuring a smooth audit process at each reporting cycle where auditor input is required
Ensuring all deliverables adhere to the Financial Control Framework and contribute to the delivery of continuous process and control improvements for assigned areas of responsibility


Fully qualified Accountant
Strong technical knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS) and experience of implementing accounting policies to ensure compliance with standards
High attention to detail, problem solving skills and a desire to understand the wider implications of decisions for the business
Experience in managing a team
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence a range of stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external

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.