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Financial Accountant - sporting industry

Sewell Wallis Ltd
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Sewell Wallis are thrilled to be partnering exclusively with a fantastic Leeds based business that operate within the sporting and leisure industry based.

Our client has recently created a brand new role in their finance team for a Senior Financial Accountant to work closely with the Finance Director and take full responsibility for the financial accounting side of the business. You will be the key point of contact for the auditors and will be required to answer any technical accounting queries across the business.

-Preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
-Preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual budgets
-Liaise with external tax advisors.
-Partner and communicate across the company to ensure you understand how the whole company operates, acting as a key point of contact for any technical finance queries
-Monthly review of group balance sheet reconciliations.
-Responsible for the quarterly VAT group returns.
-Preparation of audit schedules and answering audit queries
-Supporting junior finance colleagues and mentoring them on a day to day basis
-Look at current systems and processes and make any necessary improvements
-Be a constant support to the current FD, taking on new pieces of ad hoc project work when required

You will need to be a qualified accountant to be considered for this opportunity, either working for a recognised accountancy firm or within a financial accounting role in industry.

It is important that you can hit the ground running and are a self motivated individual.

Please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale for further information.

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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