Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a newly qualified Accountant on a permanent basis within the Castleford area. This is an excellent opportunity ideally for a newly qualified CIMA/ACCA candidate to join a well-known and respected manufacturing business that support a diverse range of businesses. The role will be extremely project based so would be suited towards a commercially focused Accountant who enjoys varied days, project work and is highly self-motivated.

This is a great opportunity to join a company where is real long term progression and the opportunity to report into an extremely knowledgeable and impressive Senior Finance Manager. This is a great opportunity to secure an extremely varied role that is not just focused around the month end process but is heavily involved in supporting and business partnering with the wider business not just the finance team finance and where you can really add value and drive forward change.

This is a newly created position that has arisen due to year on year growth and is an opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on their high levels of staff retention and offer a clear support and development programme for the successful candidate.

This role will suit an individual who has a solid and proven accounting background, has a strong work ethic and is really looking to develop and grow with the business long term. The role will also involve a small element of travel to different sites so the ideal candidate will have access to a vehicle. The company are working within a hybrid model with ideally three days in the office.

Reporting to an impressive Senior Finance Manager, the role will begin with the following projects and duties and will then develop from there as the business changes and grows further :-

-Working closely and finance business partnering with the business development, operations and other non-finance key stakeholders and advising on investment approvals and commercial operations
-Project accounting duties for potential acquisitions on the horizon offering guidance and support across any commercial decisions
– Advising on project contract structure and on project costings and reporting
-Preparation of reporting and analysis to support these commercial projects
-Developing key costing models to looking at cost savings initiatives for the business
– Assisting with the yearly budgeting process and working closely with budget holders to ensure costs are allocated correctly
-Providing calculations for month end reporting and preparing accruals and prepayments for various projects
– Assisting with the yearly budgeting process and working closely with budget holders to ensure costs are allocated correctly
-Supporting the finance function on all system implementations and business system upgrades
-Supporting with KPI and dashboard implementations
-Assisting with operational improvements and process development
-Analysing efficiencies and existing industry processes

The ideal candidate will:-

-Be CIMA/ACCA newly qualified
-Have extremely good communication skills, will be confident presenting themselves to senior management and will be able to challenge ideas when needed.
-Be able to develop and build relationships with customers both internal and external.
– Be able to work within a fast paced, deadline orientated environment.
– Have excellent attention to detail and will pick up new skills quickly.
– Have strong Word and Excel skills.

Personality is the key driver in this recruit. We want to hear from ambitious and driven individuals who are looking to join a fast paced and changing business, in return you will receive fantastic career opportunities and strong exposure to the senior finance team.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

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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