Assistant Finance Manager

35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP38000/annum Benefits
15 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Search Accountancy & Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with a City Centre based business. They are a specialist company experiencing continued growth who have been established for over 20 years. The position is newly created for a Qualified Accountant to be No2 to the Finance Manager.

* Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for an evolving and developing role?
* Are you looking for project exposure?
* Would you like the opportunity to progress in the long-term?
* Would you like the security of a well established business backed by a large multi-national?

Reporting in to the Finance Manager; you will be responsible for:

* Running and fully reconciling weekly sales reports to distribute to Senior Management and the Sales Team
* Overseeing and resolving queries from the finance team
* Responding to sales data queries from Senior Management
* Compiling management reports including weekly, monthly and annual accounts
* Ensuring financial records are maintained in real time and accurately
* Overseeing accurate recording and analysis of financial data
* Preparing the VAT return
* Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process
* Supervising and authorising the daily payment process
* Supervising the reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts
* Participating in the monthly payroll process
* Supporting Group taxation requirements
* Mentoring and encouraging the accounts team to strive for excellence

Skills & Experience Required:

* Professional accountancy qualification, ideally ACA
* Preferably 2 years industry experience post qualification or equivalent in experience
* Supervisory or management experience
* Strong Excel skills - vlookups, advanced pivot tables and ideally macros
* Ideally have experience of Sage Line 50 software
* Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
* Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
* Strong communication, team working and people management skills
* Committed in going the extra mile for internal and external customers

As Assistant Finance Manager and number 2 to the Finance Manager; you will enjoy working in a busy challenging and highly rewarding role. You will work with like-minded forward thinking people and you will have great exposure both internally and externally. The role will evolve and develop in the long-term and you will have scope to progress to a more senior role in the future. You will be encouraged to challenge process and procedure and be relied upon to provide highly accurate information to commercial teams in the business. You will also get involved in projects.

Benefits include Life insurance, group income protection, pension contributions matched up to 5%, childcare vouchers, corporate travel loans, voucher discounts and 20 days holiday + bank holidays for the first 6 months rising to 22 days + bank holidays which will increase incrementally.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age