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Group Accountant

Sewell Wallis
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20 Jun 2021

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Sewell Wallis are delighted to working with one of the fastest growing technology businesses based in Yorkshire. Having recently become private equity backed, this company have now gone from £10m to £100m turnover overnight.

This fast-paced business offers a bespoke product to a variety of industries and have easily become a strong leader within their field.

They have now created a brand-new role for a Group Accountant to join their rapidly growing finance team, to enable the current Financial Controller to step up into a new position. This exciting opportunity will open up many doors for the right individual as the plan is to keep growing the team as the business expands. Although you will not be directly managing anyone straight away, there will certainly be a credible opportunity for you to step into a Finance Manager role very quickly.

Reporting to the Financial Controller your role will include the following duties:-

-Prepare the monthly management and year end accounts
-Ensure the ledger and control accounts are formally balance/reconciled each month
-Manage the month end and year end close processes
-Assist the FC in maintaining financial reporting systems
-Manage all aspects of the VAT
-Support with the transition of moving from UK GAAP over to IFRS
-Monthly payroll processing
-Complete the monthly pension submissions
-Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
-Report to the FC with timely and accurate financial information, within a culture towards limiting business risk
-Deputise for the FC when they are out of the business, overseeing the finance function when required
-Assist the FC in preparing ad hoc reports to stakeholders and board members
-Any other ad hoc duties the CFO may require from time to time.

To be considered for this opportunity you must be a switched on, highly personable accountant who is up for the challenge of working for a PE backed organisation. You must be a qualified accountant and it is essential that you have experience of processing payroll.

This role comes with an excellent salary and a highly competitive benefits package.

Although based in Leeds, this role will be completed remotely for the foreseeable with the option to go into the office for team meetings/events.

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.
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