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Part Qualified Accountant - Castleford

Sewell Wallis Ltd
Castleford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Job Role
Trainee Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Part Qualified Accountant on a permanent basis on the outskirts of Castleford. This role offers real long term progression and the opportunity to report into an extremely knowledgeable and impressive Financial Controller.

This is an excellent opportunity for a part qualified ideally CIMA/ACCA candidate to join a well known and respected manufacturing business that support a diverse range of businesses.

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 report into and work closely with the wider finance and business in general and will allow exposure to key stakeholders and will involve some commercial, business partnering work.

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. Ideally the candidate will have an all rounded accounts background and will be comfortable with both management and financial accounts and will have experience with ERP systems.

The successful candidate will gain full study support and will have exposure to a hands on finance team that can really develop their finance and accounting experience. The role itself will be focused upon supporting with the month end process and the company do promote flexible working hours.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

-Assisting in the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts including providing calculations for month end reporting and accruals and prepayments.
-Processing of journals.
-Performing balance sheet reconciliations to assist with the preparation of the quarterly balance sheet files for audit review.
-Preparing monthly budget analysis files and cashflow statements.
- Dealing with audit queries and getting involved in VAT reporting.
-Assisting with the yearly budgeting process and working with the wider Finance team and other teams within the business to review budget performance against forecasted spend
-Providing reporting and variance analysis and associated reporting
-Business partnering with the wider business and key stakeholders and identifying and providing guidance on any system/process improvements.
-Reconciling the general ledger accounts and preparing monthly recharges.
-Working on ad-hoc projects alongside the wider finance team on a longer term basis.
-Carrying out reconciliations and some ad-hoc analysis around variances and supporting with any reporting for the Head of Finance.

The ideal candidate will:-

-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.
-Ideally be studying CIMA due to the nature of the business and will be keen to continue to develop a career in finance. Other qualifications will be considered.
-Have experience of ideally an all rounded financial/management accounts based role and will have an understanding of the demands of this type of role.
-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.

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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