Financial Control Accountant

Sewell Wallis
Leeds, UK
40,000 - 45,000
13 May 2021
25 May 2021
Job role
Experience level
Newly qualified
Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with an international business based in Leeds city centre who are looking for a newly qualified Financial Control Accountant. This global company offer fantastic career opportunities for their employees across their large dynamic finance function.

If you have recently qualified within practice, then this would be an ideal role to consider. This exciting new position will utilise all your technical skills, alongside giving you the opportunity to gain some great exposure across the business.

The Financial Control Accountant will report into the Senior Finance Manager and will undertake the following duties:-

-Manage the Financial Controls Framework, ensuring effective financial controls are in place to minimise risk across the Group
-Ensure the production and sign-off of timely balance sheet reconciliations for all accounts ensuring strong controls are in place and items are cleared to agreed service levels
-Reviewing and enhancing processes such as monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, and assisting with researching differences.
-Identifying opportunities for systems and process improvements and working closely with internal teams to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented
-Effectively business partner across the UK and International finance teams with the Department Heads, to provide professional advice on the current financial controls in place and how they can be improved
-Ensure the company is complicit to all contractual terms and conditions
-Looking at transfer pricing
-Produce financial models in excel, analysing the current cost of fees across the business, suggesting any improvements where required
-Effective stakeholder management
-Coordination of audit control findings, from both internal and external audit reports, including the review and challenge of audit recommendations

To be considered for this position you must be a fully qualified accountant, ideally someone who has trained in practice, and be able to demonstrate a strong technical skillset alongside being able to work in a large, fast paced global organisation.

Any experience working with an international company would be advantageous but certainly not essential.

You will be an enthusiastic and highly ambitious individual who is looking to progress in a large business with some excellent benefits on offer.

If you would like to hear more about this role then please get in touch with Lucy Regan 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.

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