Temporary Assistant Financial Controller - Temp to perm

Michael Page Finance
Up to £10,000
18 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
this is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join a market leading manufacturing business

Client Details

My client is a market leader in their niche field


The Assistant Finance Controller supports the Financial Controller and the wider business in all aspects of finance, providing accurate and meaningful information to drive business strategy and support key decisions of the Management Team.

The role is also responsible for statutory reporting requirements, such as VAT submissions and audit inputs, as well as liaising closely with the Finance shared service and acting as an operations business partner.

This role would suit a system/Excel savvy, newly qualified accountant, looking to progress through the business.

the role will include;
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts (including departmental overhead reporting and cost of sales reporting), including journals
  • Assist in preparation of forecasts
  • Responsible for statutory reporting alongside group requirements, and leading shared service team in delivering Monthly VAT, Intrastat, EC sales and import/export records. Lead the quarterly review of VAT processes
  • Provide a key role in supporting internal and external auditors
  • Fixed Asset audit and reconciliation responsibility
  • Responsibility for stock takes / PI stock counts and WIP reporting
  • Complete and distribute weekly cash, sales and orders information
  • Review of foreign exchange exposure and preparation of necessary forward contracts under Group guidance
  • Partner/lead the shared service centre, in the preparation of balance sheet reconciliations (including analysis and investigation of discrepancies
  • Adhoc projects, to include but not limited to:
  • Package sales & orders transactional work together for future transfer to commercial finance team
  • Support Visibility system upgrade
  • Continue process mapping and transfer of transactional work to shared service team where required


You will be a qualified Accountant with CIMA, ACCA or ACA

ideally you will posess the following;

  • Factory/Project Accounting experience
  • Budget/Forecasting in a Factory/Project costing environment
  • Delivering of Process Improvements
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Analytical
  • Advanced Excel
  • Remains calm under pressure and filters that pressure to positively affect individual performance

  • Project/Manufacturing Accounting
  • FX Risk Management
  • VAT/EC Sales Accounting
  • Audit experience

Job Offer

a potential temp to perm role for the right person.

Salary c£40,000 on an hourly basis

home working during Covid, then a flexible week after split with home and office working

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