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Senior Operations Accountant

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently working with a long-standing energy business that have recently gone through an exciting and positive period of change. Due to an increase in work load following this significant change in the business, they are now looking to strengthen their finance team with a brand new position.

They require an experienced Operations Accountant to work closely with the Financial Controller and the FP&A Manager, to support them in the smooth running of their multiple sites in the UK. Whilst a hands-on accounting position, it will also give you some excellent exposure to the Operations side of the company, so business partnering experience would be highly beneficial.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, your role will consists of the following duties:-

-Closely business partner with the General Managers on the sites to ensure the correct budgets are in place
-Prepare and process month end journals
-Balance sheet reconciliations
-Stock take and close collaboration with stores staff including reconciliations
-Month end review with the FC and FP&A Manager
-Mentoring and coaching the Accounts Assistant
-Review VAT returns
-Fixed assets register and deprecation maintenance
-Foreign currency transactions
-Review inventory transaction analysis and processes

There will be a requirement to travel to Deeside once of twice a month, so candidates will need to be flexible around travel as business partnering with each site is key to be a success in this role. You will need to be a qualified accountant to be considered for this position. Multi-site experience would be highly advantageous.

Please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale to discuss this position further.

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.